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You know the bed feels warmer
Sleeping here alone
You know I dream in color
And do the things I want!

You think you've got the best of me
Think you've had enough the last laugh
Bet you think that everything good is gone
Think you left me broken down
Think that I'd come running back
Baby, you don't know me, 'cause you're dead wrong

Chorus:
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller
Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone
What doesn't kill you makes you fighter
Footsteps even lighter
Doesn't mean I'm over 'cause you're gone

Bridge:
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, stronger
Just me, myself and I
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller
Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone

You heard that I was starting over with someone new
They told you I was moving on, over you
You didn't think that I'd come back
I'd come back swinging
You tried to break me, but you see

Chorus:
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller
Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone
What doesn't kill you makes you fighter
Footsteps even lighter
Doesn't mean I'm over 'cause you're gone

Bridge:
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, stronger
Just me, myself and I
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller
Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone

Thanks to you I got a new thing started
Thanks to you I'm not the broken-hearted
Thanks to you I'm finally thinking 'bout me
You know in the end the day you left is just my beginning
In the end

[Repeat chorus]
[Repeat bridge x2]

I'm not alone



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    UnregisteredApr 28, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    You don't need a man in your life to make it through all you need is a hard-core vision of what you want and a clear head. You can acheive anything you want. Success is in your hands, not a man's so I think this song means that she doesn't need a man in her life, and the heartbreak he caused her only made her stronger. So in the end if a guy hurts you, you really do grow from that, you become stronger. Honestly he helped you, in a weird twisted way. But that's what this song means to me. No one stops you from being you.
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    UnregisteredApr 6, 2012 at 9:13 pm
    "stronger" is a song about when you are knocked down, you won't stay knocked down. It tells us that we can get right back up, dust ourselves off, and start clean. It shows me that even in times of dark, we are built to have courage and be able to be who we are. We show passion in what we love, not what didn't love us. We think of the future, not the past. We carry on with our lives, without a care in the world.
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    UnregisteredApr 5, 2012 at 5:49 pm
    When my parents decided not to be together anymore it shows my mom she can be strong cause he left us just hanging an now that I see him more hes ex is totally crazy an I tell my dad all the time "what dosent kill you makes you stronger" I also started listeing to it when the boyfriend I had for 6 months left me an tried playing mind games on me. I always loved kelly clarkson an always will all her songs have strong good meanings to make yourself feel good at the end of the day :)
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    UnregisteredJun 12, 2012 at 2:59 pm
    I haven't been strong since my great nan minnie, my pet millie and my friend leonie died, I'm a wreck without them. I'm so lonely without them. I aready had and have trouble at school with making friends and when I found this out it made it 100x harder. I miss them so much and I've had night mares since they died. But, I've got to try and stay strong for me and my family. :(
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    UnregisteredJun 12, 2012 at 12:13 pm
    People can't be strong in every case but I think the worst thing ever is to seem miserable front of a person who dnt love you. Example I had a friend n we were good together but after she tried to get my boyfriend n she did it, after a day later I was with the red eyes front of her I can't tell how I was feelin' when she laughed at me its so hard but I always say to be strong is good but inside of a person who trying to be strong is full of passion.
    And I think this song is telling to be strong after one relationship n it's true cuz you cant' be week front of your old lover after a relationship he or she, its not impotant that's make you small, our old lover can suppose that we are noting without him. But no we are always stronger.

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