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Kelly Clarkson – Breaking Your Own Heart lyrics

Shaking your head like it's all wrong
Before you're here you're already gone
And even with the light all around you
You're all alone in the dark.
You're breaking your own heart
Taking it too far down the lonely road
You say it's just one love
But when it's close enough you just let it go
The very thing you've been the most afraid of
You've been doing it from the start, breaking your own heart.
Too many tears, too many falls
It's easy to hear behind these walls
But you don't have to walk in the shadows
Life is so hard.
You're breaking your own heart
Taking it too far down the lonely road
You say it's just one love
But when it's close enough you just let it go
The very thing you've been the most afraid of
You've been doing it from the start, breaking your own heart.

You're breaking your own heart.
It's not too late, I'm still right here.
If only you let go of your fears.
You're breaking your heart
Taking your own heart down the lonely road
You say it's just one love
But when it's close enough you just let it go
The very thing you've been the most afraid of
You've been doing it from the start, breaking your own heart.
You're breaking your own heart



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    Falling deeply in love once (or even twice) and having your heart badly broken, it sometimes takes years to get over that hurt and you begin to believe that every person who shows the slightest interest in you is going to eventually hurt you. So, you put up walls, keep that person at a distance and believe that no one will ever love you without causing you pain. It's a very lonely road and little by little you do break your own heart just by believing that you're not worthy of being loved or even being cared about. Yet, that person is still there - hoping that you'll let down the walls, let him in and let him love you. Maybe one day.
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    It's wrapping up all the emotions you feel right before you run away from the person you love with all your heart. When they do something wrong such as cheating but you have to let go that feel you get when your heart is about to fall out your butt, you lose your breath, you lose your footing in life and you have to let go but you don't want to even though it would be for the best and there is someone waiting to make you happy out there somewhere but you don't want to let go of what could have been or you run away from a good guy when you think its to go to be true so you flee and the regret afterwards eats you alive.
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    It's the exact situation that just happened to me. My ex broke up with me as he doesn't want to hurt me down the line, he gets to a point in a relationship feels trapped and breaks up with that person even if he truly loves them. He is hurting more than me right now because I know he feels torn and it wasn't an easy decision. But I know he has to deal with how he is feeling himself so I have left him be it just makes me sad to see it.
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    Falling in love or having a friend that is hurting you. Yet you still love them. Wanting to let go, but you can't. They hurt you, abuse you, control you. But you still love the other part of them that is good. Yet you know, your love or friendship will never be true, and you will have to let go of them. And they knew that would happen. Taking the falls, but finally breaking free, healing the wounds. The person should've known it wouldn't last, they were breaking both your hearts by overusing your heart.
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    I know it's about not being able to trust or something like that. But I personally manage break my own heart by day dreaming to much and being upset when it never happens the way I want. I imagine the impossible. So I am breaking my own heart. You just need to focus on what is happening now and be happy what with is happening. You'll reach better dreams than just day dreams. X
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