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Can't count on you most of all when I really need it
It's the simple things that you do, really hurt my feelings
The more I try, the more I'm starting to see it
This can't work anymore, than you believe it

Goodbye may come as a shock
Even though I love you a lot
I've given every breath I've got
Sometimes you just gotta break down and breathe

And how many times I gave my heart
To how many times we fell apart
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

And how many times I gave you me
Divided by so many memories
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

Listen...

I just don't know what the problem is, what the deal is
Was I there too much, did I move too fast, I couldn't see it?
All those promises are probably how you deal with it
I'm tired of hearing you say your innocent

Don't think I forgot
Because I really didn't care if you're lying a lot
I've given every breath I've got
Sometimes you gotta break down and breathe

And how many times I gave my heart
To how many times we fell apart
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

And how many times I gave you me
Divided by so many memories
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

We all make mistakes
Sometimes we do desperate things
What does it prove? Nothing
And you never do nothing wrong

Then what took you so long, took you so long
Cuz I keep, keep hanging on, keep, keep hanging on

And how many times I gave my heart
To how many times we fell apart
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

And how many times I gave you me
Divided by so many memories
And it equals
A promise in the dark
So don't promise me

So don't promise me
So don't promise me



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