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Running away
Running away
Hey
Running away

I had the perfect girl
We'd spend together hours everyday
Could say that I had it made
And I was all for the commitment
Then she started wanting more from me
And my mind began to change
Suddenly I didn't feel the same
I didn't know what I was doing

I was dodging commitment
Start but don't finish
My MO's always the same girl
I know I've been trippin'

I'm confessin' I'm confessin'
So baby just hear me out
I'm confessin' I'm confessin'
So baby just hear me out
I wanna show my heart
But I don't know where to start

So I keep runnin'
With real love in my face
Why am I breakin' away?
I keep runnin'
So scared of the heart break
So scared of making mistakes
I keep runnin'
When all I really need is you
All I really need is you
But I keep on running away
Runnin' away
Hey

I caught a second wind of happiness
When I met this girl and then
We became the best of friends
We went from half full to half empty
I took a detour tryin' a find myself
But I'm on this road again
Want out of this box I'm in
I made it harder to be with me

I was dodging commitment
Start but don't finish
My MO's always the same girl
I know I've been trippin'

I'm confessin' I'm confessin'
So baby just hear me out
I'm confessin' I'm confessin'
So baby just hear me out
I wanna show my heart
But I don't know where to start

So I keep runnin'
With real love in my face
Why am I breakin' away?
I keep runnin'
So scared of the heart break
So scared of making mistakes
I keep runnin'
When all I really need is you
All I really need is you
But I keep on running away
Runnin' away
Hey

I'm bout to break down baby I'm done
No I can't keep up runnin' (runnin') this marathon
No need to race when I already won
And if I got you by my side girl I already won
It's like lookin' for a treasure when it's already mine
It don't make sense, don't make sense
No matter how hard I try to define

I'm comin' face to face with myself
I know I don't need, don't need no-one else
So can somebody tell me where I'm going?
So can somebody tell me where I'm going?

I keep runnin'
With real love in my face
Why am I breakin' away?
I keep runnin'
So scared of the heart break
So scared of making mistakes
I keep runnin'
When all I really need is you
All I really need is you
But I keep on running away
Runnin' away
Hey

I keep runnin'
(Runnin' away)
With real love in my face
Why am I breakin' away?
I keep runnin'
So scared of the heart break
So scared of making mistakes
I keep runnin'
When all I really need is you
All I really need is you
But I keep on running away
Runnin' away
Hey

Runnin' away
Runnin' away
Hey
Runnin' away
Runnin' away
Hey



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    coletteOct 21, 2008 at 8:51 pm
    this song is soo cutee! it's sad because he's afraid to make a commitment because he doesn't want to get hurt. i think it is like a lot of guys, they're afraid to put their whole selves into it because they don't want to put themselves in a place where they might get hurt. but if you don't put yourself out there and risk some pain you'll never feel anything, and you won't be able to love anyone with all of your heart. i love his voice and i think this song is amazing
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    dominican_bxtch15Jun 7, 2010 at 7:24 pm
    Omq i lOvee diss sonq ND wen i hear diis song i thinq Of dhe boy i Still Love ! I juss keep runnin awaiee 4rm him && wen i try O2 O4 get hiim ANd i Cant dO my heart do not lt meh Ily Om KUtee ass sonq yuh got there :-D
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    britt_hearts_jesse38Jan 19, 2010 at 12:19 am
    Awww im a HUGE jesse fan and im a HUGE fan of this song too!!! yeah im gonna agree cuz i do think that every guy is like this!! haha!! great job jesse on your success so far, keep it up and i love ya!!!:) and B.T.W. MO is like a routine!!:p
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    rockferryNov 4, 2008 at 7:36 am
    can enyone explain me what means MO's cous i am not english so i dont know...please help me...btw i love this song so much
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    angelpisces21Sep 5, 2008 at 5:23 am
    I keep runnin'
    With real love in my face
    Why am I breakin' away?
    I keep runnin'
    So scared of the heart break
    So scared of making mistakes
    I keep runnin'
    When all I really need is you
    All I really need is you
    But I keep on running away
    Runnin' away
    Hey

    I think that's every guy in the world lol

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