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I thought sometime alone
Was what we really needed
You said this time would hurt more than it helps
But I couldn't see that
I thought it was the end
Of a beautiful story
And so I left the one I loved at home to be alone (alone)
And I tried to find
Out if this one thing is true
That I'm nothing without you
I know better now
And I've had a change of heart

I'd rather have bad times with you, than good times with someone else
I'd rather be beside you in a storm, than safe and warm by myself
I'd rather have hard times together, than to have it easy apart
I'd rather have the one who holds my heart
Whoo-oo-oo-oo yeah

And then I met someone
And thought she could replace you
We got a long just fine
We wasted time because she was not you
We had a lot of fun
Though we knew we were faking
Love was not impressed with our connection they were all lies, all lies
So I'm here cause I found this one thing is true
That I'm nothing without you
I know better now
And I've had a change of heart

I'd rather have bad times with you, than good times with someone else
I'd rather be beside you in a storm, than safe and warm by myself
I'd rather have hard times together, than to have it easy apart
I'd rather have the one who holds my heart
Who holds my heart

I can't blame you if you turn away from me, like I've done you,
I can only prove the things I say with time,
Please be mine,

I'd rather have bad times with (please be mine) you,
Than good times with someone else (I know)
I'd rather be beside you in a storm (anytime),
Than safe and warm by myself (so sure baby)
I'd rather have hard times to gether,
Than to have it easy apart
I'd rather have the one who holds my heart (my heart)

I'd rather have bad times with you (surely),
Than good times with someone else (surely)
I'd rather be beside you in a storm (oh yeah),
Than safe and warm by myself (all by myself)
I'd rather have hard times together,
Than to have it easy apart (you know it)
I'd rather have the one who holds my heart

I'd rather have the one who holds my heart
I'd rather have the one who holds my heart
Whoooo.....who holds my heart



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    UnregisteredJul 19, 2012 at 11:42 pm
    I perceive it being jesus whom i'm speaking of! It's such a beautiful song, and he's the most beautiful person i know. That song expresses so much love, and i could not help but think jesus because of the expression, because only true love comes by way of jesus christ, and he alone. God bless!
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    UnregisteredOct 24, 2011 at 5:10 am
    I really love this song. Simply because it it reminds me of someone! This song thought me one thing, that when you are truly in love with someone you will choose to stay with him in his ups and down rather to be with some who you're really not in love with. Because a person that's truly in love you will be patient..
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    sweetybabyMar 10, 2011 at 8:48 am
    it is the reflection of faithful love; of which i myself,believes in eventhough i can't be with the guy i truly love in my lifetime-there still another life for us awaiting in the here after... that is the song means for, in my very own experienced...anything that happens has its purpose;
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    jackiefaithfulMar 4, 2011 at 10:13 am
    I chose to be someone who truly loves and accept me for who I am than to be with people who just remember me with they have something to ask from me.
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    love2010Jan 24, 2011 at 3:17 pm
    This song means so much to me it became our wedding song, my husband did exactly what this song says, he was with someone and its all lies, the love is lies then he realized that he wants me because I hold his heart after 13 years of hell in the relationship that we are both miserable with each other after the all abuse and cheating that my husband did, God finally said its enought we both learned a valuable lesson that happiness we are both seeking is from each other. Have faith and open your heart and everything will come to you we are going on 14 years in june and finally getting married..

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