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She says she hates to sleep alone, but she'll do it to night
She wants to grab her telephone, but she knows it ain't right
So if he won't call, she'll survive, and if he don't care, she'll get by
Climb into bed, bury her head, and cry

From the beginning he was all anyone could have been
They were delirious with love; they were certain to win
Now he's breaking plans more and more, and he's leaving notes on her door

Took a trip out of town, couldn't turn this one down;
He said, "I guess I should have told you before."

She says she feels like she's addicted to a real bad thing,
Always sitting, waiting, wondering if the phone will ring,
She knows she bounces like a yo-yo when he pulls her string,
It hurts to feel like such a fool.
She wants to tell him not to call or come a round again,
He doesn't need her now at all the way that she needs him.
She's on the edge about to fall from leaning out and in,
And she don't know which way to move.

She wants to be fair; she couldn't say he was ever unkind,
But if she could bear to walk away, she thinks he wouldn't mind
'Cause he just keeps himself so apart and there's no one else in her heart,
So she's taking a dive from an emotional high and coming down hard.

She's determined to try, but she'll still give in when he gives her a call.
She'll ask herself why, but in the end it won't matter at all.
Sure, she could sit at home, stay inside and sleep alone with her pride
And as she walks out that door, she feels as weak as before with nothing to hide.

She says she feels like she's addicted to a real bad thing,
Always sitting, waiting, wondering if the phone will ring,
She knows she bounces like a yo-yo when he pulls her string,
It hurts to feel like such a fool.
She wants to tell him not to call or come a round again,
He doesn't need her now at all the way that she needs him.
She's on the edge about to fall from leaning out and in,
And she don't know which way to move.
She says she feels like she's addicted to a real bad thing,
Always sitting, waiting, wondering if the phone will ring,
She knows she bounces like a yo-yo when he pulls her string,
It hurts to feel like such a fool.
And she don't know which way to move.
It hurts to feel like such a fool.



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    UnregisteredOct 5, 2011 at 1:57 pm
    I sadly, have always felt this song was my life. Back in 2002 I met my 'addiction' and even to this day, still give in with just a phone call. I woke up this morning feeling just like the song describes. Been sleeping alone every night for a couple years, sometimes crying myself to sleep. We see each other, and I feel so hopeful, but it always end up with the same result. nothing. HURTS TO FEEL LIKE SUCH A FOOL.
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    UnregisteredJan 24, 2014 at 5:32 pm
    It does hurt to feel like such a fool! My marriage was like this and now it's The same with my boyfriend. I wish I knew How to break the cycle, I'm tired of being a yo-yo. I see myself in this song, I always have but I Want love, real love!
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 6:20 am
    I had a long term girlfriend who could not break up with me. I treated her well, but she thought she was missing out on something. We both regret it now.
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    UnregisteredMar 16, 2012 at 4:25 am
    Just like the peopl above i feel the same way i've become the woman in the song. It hurts to realize just how much of a fool i've been.
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    UnregisteredMar 10, 2012 at 1:40 pm
    I heard the song the other day and remembered how much i liked it. Then i realized i had somehow become the woman in the song. It does hurt to feel like such a fool.

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