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We throw tantrums like parties
We're not happy 'til everyone knows we're sick
And that's just how we like it
We've hurt bad enough, right, we've earned it

Don't tell the others but it's all getting old
I mean how many more times must our stories be told?
And being lonely's only fun in a group
It sort of loses it's charm when it's true

I meant it when I said I wanna get well, I wanna get well
Are the rest of you so content, stay where you are but it hurts like help
And I'm sure it's fun at first, test your pulse and check your vitals
If it's only a game you lost me, I quit it with the suicidal recital

So now you know all my secrets
I want out, I know I don't need this
Can you find me friends that don't rank me on what I've been through
The more battle scars the more attention it gets you

Don't tell the others but it's all getting old
I mean how many more times must our stories be told?
And being lonely's only fun in a group
It sort of loses it's charm when it's true

I meant it when I said I wanna get well, I wanna get well
Are the rest of you so content, stay where you are but it hurts like help
And I'm sure it's fun at first, test your pulse and check your vitals
If it's only a game you lost me, I quit it with the suicidal recital

Yeah we should've known it would end this way
What did you expect, pretend it all away
And all we've got left is a sorry pile of hearts
I'm getting out, gonna write myself a new start
Come on dry your eyes, meet me on the other side
Run as fast as you can and we'll make it out alive
We know better now, we don't have to live like this
Go tell them all we don't have to live like this

I meant it when I said I wanna get well, I wanna get well
Are the rest of you so content, stay where you are but it hurts like help
And I'm sure it's fun at first, test your pulse and check your vitals
If it's only a game you lost me, I quit it with the suicidal recital

If it's only a game you lost me, I quit it with the suicidal recital



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    UnregisteredFeb 13, 2014 at 12:12 pm
    In my opinion, it's about how she's had a bad past and whenever she tells someone, they don't help; they just say they're sorry and then she's trying to find people who don't care about her past, they just care about who she is. And now, she's saying that she doesn't want the attention, the stares, the pity. That's my opinion on this amazing song.
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    UnregisteredAug 9, 2012 at 3:12 am
    I think that this song is about taking action and dealing with life's problems by moving on instead of letting them make you a raging, bitter person. Suicidal recital refers to the attention-seeking, self-destructive show that some people put on when others are around, a show that actually gets them attention but from the wrong kinds of people and is ultimately not fulfilling at all. It's about taking charge and getting well mentally and emotionally. Lovely song!
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    UnregisteredMay 14, 2012 at 9:16 pm
    The song describes what im going through because i tryed to kill myself and this song explains how i'm recovering and how i feel.
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    UnregisteredMar 19, 2012 at 5:17 pm
    I think that it means that yes people are lonely but alot of the time there are people who fake there pain have little cliques like being 'emo' its kinda just all for show for some people
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    UnregisteredDec 30, 2011 at 7:52 pm
    I think in this song ariel is saying that she's sick of emo culture, where people get used to being miserable and brag about how messed up they are. She doesn't want to be stuck in that rut, she wants to break free, face her past and get well.

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