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[Verse 1]
I rememeber way back way back when
I said I never wanna see your face again
Cause you were loving yes you were loving somebody else
And I knew oh yes I knew I couldnt control myself
And now they bring you back into my life again
And so I put on a face just like your friends
But I think you know oh yes you know what's going on
Cause the feelings in me oh yes in me are burning strong

[Chorus]

But I will never be your stepping stone
Take it all or leave me alone
I will never be your stepping stone
I'm standing upright on my own

[Verse 2]
You used call me up from time to time
And it would be so hard for me not to cross the line
The words of love lay on my lips just like a curse
And I knew oh yes I knew they'd only make it worse
And now you have the nerve to play along
Just like the mistro beats in your song
You get your kicks you get your kicks from playing me
And the less you give the more I want so foolishly

[Chorus]
But I will never be your stepping stone
Take it all or leave me alone
I will never be your stepping stone
I'm standing upright on my own...

No I will never be your stepping stone
Take it all or leave me alone
I will never be your stepping stone
I'm standing upright on my own

Never be your stepping stone
Take it all or leave me alone
I will never be your stepping stone
I'm standing upright on my own



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  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 6, 2011 at 8:28 pm
    I relate this song to volcano by damien rice,because for me,they have the very same meaning. It's about that time when you fall in love and realise that you're just a phase for the other one,you're the second option,you're the back-up plan. "i will never be your stepping stone" but.. "the less you give , the more i want so foolishly" , here's the part when she underlines the inner fights one can have while dealing with such a situation. Because she is in love with him,but he draws her happiness around a thin line of what may be/might have been.
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    latinaball3rMay 19, 2010 at 3:18 pm
    she would be there when hed call her only to have fun
    she realize he was messing with her and she dint want to see him again
    because as he said he loved her he also loved someone else&
    she knew but dint know how to leave him
    so she acted like she dint know much just like his friends
    but he knows that she aware that shes not the only one
    because she stilll loves him with all her heart

    she realises that she is no longer going to be his backup plan when his alone

    he would call her when he felt like it
    & it was hard not to fall
    when he spoke & his lips said i love you she beleived all the way
    & she knew that she beleivng him would only make it worse
    & he had no heart that he dint care for her feelings
    just like the beats of a song he played&
    he willl get it done to him when he finds true love

    && shes atanding strong not going to be a stepping stone where they step on her like she dont matter.
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    DeszNov 7, 2009 at 7:06 am
    Breaking free from the one she loves; she does not want to be a substitute for somebody else in his life.

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