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I'm not the sort of person who falls in and quickly out of love
But to you, I gave my affection, right from the start.
I have a lover who loves me - how could I break such a heart?
Yet still you get my attention.

Why do you come here, when you know I've got troubles enough?
Why do you call me, when you know I can't answer the phone?
And make me lie when I don't want to,
And make someone else some kind of an unknowing fool?
You make me stay when I should not?
If you're so strong or is all the weakness in me.
Why do you come here, and pretend to be just passing by?
I need to see you - I need to hold you - tightly.

Feeling guilty,
Worried, waking from a tormented sleep
'Cause this old love, has me bound,
But this new love cuts deep.
If I choose now, I lose out;
One of you has to fall...
And I need you, and you
Why do you come here, when you know I've got troubles enough?
Why do you call me, when you know I can't answer the phone?
And make me lie when I don't want to,
And make someone else some kind of an unknowing fool?
Make me stay when I should not?
If you're so strong resolve the weakness in me.
Why do you come here, and pretend to be just passing by?
I need to see you - I need to hold you - tightly



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    UnregisteredMay 3, 2012 at 1:35 am
    This song is my old life, I went away to college and I meant a guy from germany and I fell in love with him, but my boyfriend from back home was always there when I came every few weekends and I loved him too. I never had to choose, the guy from germany went back to germany, hurt me, I went back to my boyfriend. It was one crazy year in college and they both meant each other one weekend. The german guy played this song for me, made me love it and think about what I was doing. Now I'm just friends with both of them and happily married with one and only one man in my life.
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 5:03 pm
    Exactly as the other write wrote, it's about being in a long term relationship and falling in love with someone new and not knowing whether to go for this person and leave the old one behind (i lived this and they will go back to the old person most of the time and break your heart).

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