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It's like you're a drug
It's like you're a demon I can't face down
It's like I'm stuck
It's like I'm running from you all the time
And I know
I let you have all the power
It's like the only company I seek
Is misery all around
It's like you're a leech
Sucking the life from me
It's like I can't breathe
Without you inside of me
And I know
I let you have all the power
And I realize I'm never gonna quit
You over time

It's like I can't breathe
It's like I can't see anything
Nothing but you
I'm addicted to you
It's like I can't think
Without you interupting me
In my thoughts
In my dreams
You've taken over me
It's like I'm not me
It's like I'm not me

It's like I'm lost
It's like I'm giving up slowly
It's like you're a ghost that's haunting me
Leave me alone!
And I know these voices in my head
Are mine alone
And I know I'll never change my ways
If I don't give you up now

It's like I can't breathe
It's like I can't see anything
Nothing but you
I'm addicted to you
It's like I can't think
Without you interrupting me
In my thoughts
In my dreams
You've taken over me
It's like I'm not me
It's like I'm not me

I'm hooked on you
I need a fix
I can't take it
Just one more hit
I promise I can deal with it
I'll handle it, quit it
Just one more time
Then that's it
Just a little bit more to get me through this

I'm hooked on you
I need a fix
I can't take it
Just one more hit
I promise I can deal with it
I'll handle it, quit it
Just one more time
Then that's it
Just a little bit more to get me through this

It's like I can't breathe
It's like I can't see anything
Nothing but you
I'm addicted to you
It's like I can't think
Without you interrupting me
In my thoughts
In my dreams
You've taken over me!
It's like I'm not me!
It's like I'm not me!



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    CareFailureJul 1, 2010 at 4:00 pm
    Beautiful song, so powerful, her voice is soo real and angelic in this song. I think its about a guy who she wants to forget or get away from but she cant because she feels she needs him and that shes addicted. She is comparing the way she feels about him to different things such as demons and drugs, etc. It could possibly be about an abusive relationship as she talks about letting him have all the power, he controls her and she cant face him down.

    This is my interpretation but I could be putting some of my personal life experience into it as every song relates to people differently.
    Luv, Sarah xoxo
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    xxbeckerrrrxxSep 4, 2009 at 4:27 am
    I love this song! It's (probably) about her battle with bulimia. I know that it describes me (a recovering bulimic). This is one of my favorite Kelly songs, and she's such a great artist!
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    UnregisteredMar 29, 2012 at 10:56 pm
    To me this song means a lot, this is how my ex made me feel all the time, till one day i finally was able to walk away from the addiction
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    UnregisteredMar 15, 2012 at 9:56 pm
    My husband of 29 years just died. He found me when i was 23. All i know is him. He's in my dreams, my thoughts, he's my everything 24 hours a day. I wonder if i will ever be okay. Our love was strong and passionate. I want to love him and only him. How am i going to do this without him?
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    deathofsilenceSep 23, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    this is one of my favorite songs by kelly. i still like her and all but she needs to do more songs like this and because of you

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