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Kelly Clarkson – Because Of You lyrics

I will not make the same mistakes that you did
I will not let myself
Cause my heart so much misery

I will not break the way you did,
You fell so hard
I've learned the hard way
To never let it get that far

Because of you
I never stray too far from the sidewalk
Because of you
I learned to play on the safe side so I don't get hurt
Because of you
I find it hard to trust not only me, but everyone around me
Because of you
I am afraid
!

I lose my way
And it's not too long before you point it out

I cannot cry
Because I know that's weakness in your eyes
I'm forced to fake
A smile, a laugh everyday of my life

My heart can't possibly break
When it wasn't even whole to start with


Because of you
I never stray too far from the sidewalk
Because of you
I learned to play on the safe side so I don't get hurt
Because of you
I find it hard to trust not only me, but everyone around me
Because of you
I am afraid


I watched you die
I heard you cry every night in your sleep
I was so young
You should have known better than to lean on me
You never thought of anyone else
You just saw your pain
And now I cry in the middle of the night
For the same damn thing


Because of you
I never stray too far from the sidewalk
Because of you
I learned to play on the safe side so I don't get hurt
Because of you
I try my hardest just to forget everything
Because of you
I don't know how to let anyone else in
Because of you
I'm ashamed of my life because it's empty
Because of you
I am afraid

Because of you
Because of you



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    HazelDountLovesBullet
    I adore kelly clarkson! Why is it that the best winners of ai didn't plan on ever being on the show? Kelly's frien made her go, and David Cook was only there to support his brother who was auditioning, but they made him try out, too.
    I really love this song because its so. Heartfelt. You can just feel it. She's saying that she's screwed up now because she let you influence her so much, and now she's afraid to trust anyone. God I know how that feels. It really sucks. I'm glad she has songs like this and not just the pop fluff I would have expected from ai.
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    brittt
    I had to sing this song a couple of times to get what it really meant and I finally got it I had the same thing happen to me my boyfriend brady had another girlfriend for 3 weeks and I finally found out and he said after that we never dated because that first time I broke up with him he wanted payback so I think the song is about payback because it said you only think of your own pain week later he said sorry I forgave him but every time I hear this song ill think of him=(
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  • luvinGirlsAloud
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    luvinGirlsAloud
    I love it, its a beautiful song sung by a beautiful voice. Kelly Clarkson is like one of my favourite American artists! She is deffently up there in the charts with Beyonce! And she is my favourite singer eva! And Kelly not far behind her! Love all her songs! I no what she means! Its like finding it hard to trust people after something that has happened in the past! I always have been like this, very few people I feel I can trust. It makes me feel that there are others out there same as me.
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    nofacenoname
    Kelly wrote this song about her parents' divorce. My mom cheated on my dad a lot and he loved her more than anything. I found out as a kid by intercepting a phone call between my mom and her boyfriend and she asked me to hide it from my dad. I watched their relationship fall apart, and now being an adult, I avoid forming attachments to people. I've been married to one of my friends for years and I cannot even bring myself to love him. I just think about watching my dad cry, and take his frustrations out on me because I reminded him of her. This song kicks my a*s.
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    Unregistered
    Love can give someone the power to break you. That's one thing I know from deep within the depths of my heart and soul. Love is like a nuclear weapon. Unfortunately you cannot choose who to love and how much. It has caused so much desruction in the world but is at the same time the causre of complete happines. That is what true love does, no matter how much you can try to justify it.
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