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I'm losing myself
Trying to compete
With everyone else
Instead of just being me
I don't know where to turn
I've been stuck in this routine
I need to change my ways
Instead of always being weak

I don't wanna be afraid
I wanna wake up feeling beautiful
And know that I'm okay
Cause everyone's perfect in unusual
Ways you see
I just wanna believe in me

La la la la, la la la la
The mirror can lie
Doesn't show you what's inside
And it, it can tell you your full of life
It's amazing what you can hide
Just by putting on a smile

I don't wanna be afraid
I wanna wake up feeling beautiful
And know that I'm okay
Cause everyone's perfect in unusual
Ways you see
I just wanna believe in me

I'm quickly finding out
I'm not about to break down...
Not today
I guess I always knew
That I had all the strength
To make it through

Not gonna be afraid
I'm gonna wake up feeling beautiful
And know that I'm okay
Cause everyone's perfect in unusual
Ways you see
Now, now I believe in me
Now I believe in me

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    MiSsDeMiLoVaToMar 18, 2009 at 12:48 am
    she wrote this cuz she noticed how she changed and she really doesn't want to feel insecure about herself so she's trying to be back to herself
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    summergirl93Nov 8, 2008 at 7:01 pm
    i love this song!!! in my english class, we had to choose a song that had powerful lyrics and i chose this one and my whole class loved it!!! it does have a really good message about not trying to change yourself to be anyone. and of course i love demi too so i just love this song!!
  • vampiress
    vampiressMay 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm
    i love this song so much. i can relate to it very easily and i think that this song has a really good meaning to it. i wish i could do a cover of this song because that would be so amazing. i also wish that i would be able to sing it to a big crowd because this song means so much to me and i think that it is a very beautiful song that an ordinary girl can relate to. it also makes a lot of sense and demi is a very good song-writer as well as singer and actress and i think that her future is very bright an she will have more fans and she will be very well known like taylor swift, jonas brother and many more. i think that she might even have an album or a song that she and her best friend selena write together. i think that it would be amazing if selena and demi sang a song together or wrote it and the song got recorded. i would be able to see if selena can write good music and it would be very good for her future.
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    ddlovatoJul 6, 2009 at 3:00 pm
    I'm glad you all like it. I wrote it with the Jonas Brothers. They are my heart and soul. I love them. I dedicate this song to my biggest fan, Shawna. You need to follower her!! Her username is Hugatreegirly. She is a really great singer. Thanks again guys. :D

    -Demi Lovato
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    cullencutie1220Feb 2, 2009 at 12:34 am
    being yourself and believing in yourself are 2 completely different things. you can go da to day, doing the stuff you love, being who you want to be, but after every step, you may look back and regret it. i know i do sometimes. this song made me think of that. you guys can think im crazy, ok. i know a lot of people do, but ot really mind. my friends, and some of my teachers see that im different- i see things differently. thats just my thing. everyone has their own. they simply need to find it, and thier thirst for finding themselves will be quenched. this song states that LOUD AND CLEAR- some may not get that. you have to listen really hard. go ahead, turn the volume up on full- youstill may not hear it. most dont. dont think about anything other that the words. dont concentrate on trying to get them. just listen.

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