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I could have been easier on you
I could have been all you held on to
I know I wasn't fair
I tried my best to care
About you
(About you)

I know I could have been a better man
I always had to have the upper hand
I'm struggling to see
The better side of me
But I can't
Take all your jabs and taunts
You're pointing out
My every fault
And you wonder why I walked away

When you tell me I'm a wreck
You say that I'm a mess
How could you expect anything less
(Expect anything less)
You latched onto me
Then cried I strung you along

I told you when you asked
I knew this wouldn't last
At least I could be honest about that
(Honest about that)
And now you're tellin' everyone
How I only did you wrong

I guess you never knew me at all

Remember on my 21st birthday
You took me where we went on our first date
We stayed till closing time
After four glasses of wine
You started with the pointless argument
You said that I forgot to compliment
The dress you wore that night
That I've seen a thousand times

But I think
We just want different things
I want space
You want a diamond ring
Whatever made you think we were meant to be?

When you tell me I'm a wreck
You say that I'm a mess
How could you expect anything less
(Expect anything less)
You latched onto me
Then cried I strung you along
(Cried I strung you along)

I told you when you asked
I knew this wouldn't last
At least I could be honest about that
(Honest about that)
And now you're tellin' everyone
How I only did you wrong
(How I only did you wrong)

I guess you never knew me at all

You tell me I'm a wreck
You say that I'm a mess
How could you expect anything less

When you tell me I'm a wreck
You say that I'm a mess
How could you expect anything less
(Expect anything less)
You latched onto me
Then cried I strung you along
(Cried I strung you along)

I told you when you asked
I knew this wouldn't last
At least I could be honest about that
(Honest about that)
And now you're tellin' everyone
How I only did you wrong
(How I only did you wrong)

Still I see you standing there
Waiting round for me to fall
(Waiting round for me to fall)
Girl you must be crazy
Still believing you and me belong

I guess you never knew me at all



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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm
    Well the girl is still like in love with him but he doesnt understand how relationships and if so true love works, because when you find that right someone you will relize they were worth all the fights and everything because in the morning everything will be okay. But yet he could have done so many things that hurt her to in this song you only know half of the tory not the only story. And if you knew this wasnt going too last than why be in a relationship with the person?because than that will just bury a hole for yourself, this song hass so much meaning but you got think about what overall how you take everyone's vies are different..
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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2011 at 9:40 pm
    "tell me i'm a wreck" is pretty much saying that he's done with his ex-girlfriend, because she doesn't respect him and she is too caught up in "being in love", and she doesn't see the meaning behind him actually wanting to love and care about her.
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    swaggababahApr 1, 2011 at 10:05 pm
    i like this song, it makes me think of all the guys that are jerks so they can just go die in a frekin hole

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