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In real life I'm waking up alone
And one more night you didn't make it home
And one more time
You won't pick up the phone

In real life you never bring me flowers
When you're here it's only for an hour
I'm getting used to being on my own

PRE-CHORUS
Because in real life
You're not what I thought
This isn't what I want
Guess things aren't always
What they seem

CHORUS
But in my dreams
I'm waking up to roses
Champagne, kisses and I know it's always,
Always, gonna be, gonna be this way
In my dreams you're standing right beside me
Two hearts finally colliding
Then I wake up and realize
Realize this is real life

Real life, this is real life
Real life, real life
Real life, whoa, real life

In real life it doesn't always work out
People fall in love
And then they fall out
Hearts can break and never make a sound

PRE-CHORUS
Because in real life
You're not what I thought
This isn't what I want
Guess things aren't always
What they seem

CHORUS
But in my dreams
I'm waking up to roses
Champagne, kisses and I know it's always,
Always, gonna be, gonna be this way
In my dreams you're standing right beside me
Two hearts finally colliding
Then I wake up and realize
Realize this is real life

Just when I thought this was all
Real life could be
Yeah
Somebody came along and made
My dream reality

CHORUS
And now in real life
I'm waking up to roses
Champagne, kisses and I know it's always,
Always, gonna be, gonna be this way
In my dreams you're standing right beside me
Two hearts finally colliding
When I wake up and realize
Realize this is real life



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    UnregisteredJun 23, 2012 at 1:35 pm
    Sometimes we think we're never gonna find that special someone... But then they come along and we realize that this person is what we've always been waiting for and our dreams finally come true :)
  • u
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    UnregisteredJul 31, 2012 at 9:49 pm
    When you think your love life is never going to be the way you want it to be and then all of a sudden you find that special someone that will make you happy and who will treat you like royalty
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 27, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    It relates to the bipolar side of demi lovato. The up's and down's of having your emotions change in a moment, and how that affects all the other in your life whether they are family, friends or the one you love.
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    Showing someone in a half a** relationship. And then they eventually find someone who actually makes their dreams reality. This song really applies to me right now. And i'm really happy with who i'm with right now.

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