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I know you need a friend, someone you can talk to
Who will understand what you're going through
When it comes to love, there's no easy answer
Only you can say what you're gonna do
I heard you on the phone, you took his number
Said you weren't alone, but you'd call him soon
Isn't he the guy, the guy who left you cryin'?
Isn't he the one who made you blue?
When you remember those nights in his arms
You know you gotta make up your mind

Are you gonna stay with the one who loves you
Or are you goin' back to the one you love?
Someone's gonna cry when they know they've lost you
Someone's gonna thank the stars above

What you gonna say when he comes over?
There's no easy way to see this through
All the broken dreams, all the disappointment
Oh girl, what you gonna do?
Your heart keeps sayin' it's just not fair
But still you gotta make up your mind

Are you gonna stay with the one who loves you
Or are you goin' back to the one you love?
Someone's gonna cry when they know they've lost you
Someone's gonna thank the stars above



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    MJPangsMar 19, 2014 at 9:52 am
    Confusion. It's all about making the right decisions in life.
    1.)are you going back to the one you love who dumped you? Who made you feel your just a nobody? But whatever negative insights he gave to you, your still in love with that person.
    2.) Or be with the one who truely loves you. The problem is, you can't return the favor of loving him back the way he did.

    Love is full of mystery. It's up to us if we will let our lives miserable or happy. Choose carefully and make the right decision.
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    UnregisteredMar 26, 2012 at 2:42 am
    Letting go of someone you love is painful but it's the best way to do. Its hard to hold a person who would not hold you back.why settle for someone who will cause you pain when there's someone willing to live his life for you
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    UnregisteredMar 7, 2012 at 6:08 pm
    I had a man who i adored who kept me dangling for a long time... He would come back to me when something else didn't work out and i kept justifying taking him back by telling myself that at least he keeps coming back to me.

    Until i realized that i didn't expect i deserved any better and and decided it was time to look for and i found someone who had the staying power. It hurt me to tell the first guy no more... But i never regretted staying with the one who loves me because he never leaves me. The one i loved... Never loved me back
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    UnregisteredNov 17, 2011 at 12:20 pm
    This song made me stay with my husband i just love it so much where can i get the music sheet for it play the saxophone love the instramental at the beginning.
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    stargazer888May 23, 2009 at 2:23 pm
    The one you love is the one who got away...and he got away for a reason. You can keep trying to make it work, but the results will be the same as the first time. Stay with the one who loves you...because he is the one you love also and he stuck with you.

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