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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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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 8:57 pm
    It reminds me of the psychiatric ward and i get the feeling she has been there (or whoever wrote this) and she is quitting trying to commit suicide. The psychiatric ward is exactly like this. It feels like such a game and even through all your protests you do want to get well but help can be just as painful admitting your in defeat. And i love that one line "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" i do not think it could be worded any more perfectly all of it is just amen -. -
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    UnregisteredJul 10, 2012 at 2:24 am
    A girls tired of being lonely in a group and wants out wants a better life a new start tired of getting attention for her battle scars
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    UnregisteredJul 4, 2012 at 4:29 pm
    People are trying to be what the audience wants, not what they were put on this earth for. God put us here to worship him, not the people. We have to be the coolest person around by taking advantage of god.

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