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[1st Verse:]
What if I broke our monogamous agreement
What if I told you I lied but didn't mean it
What if my one mistake
Had the potential to break
Up our happy home
Would you wanna know
What if I confessed it and though she didn't mean nothing since it happened
You're thinking about leaving
What if I suppressed it
And made a vow to never mess with another
Is it cool for me to smother the facts
Is it cool for me to cover my tracks
If you'd never know
Or would me not being honest hurt you more

[Chorus:]
Hypothetically of course
Are there some things better left unsaid
Or would you rather know instead
Hypothetically of course
Are there some wars not worth fighting
Some tears not worth crying
Hypothetically of course
What if this happened to you
What would you want me to do

[2nd Verse:] Erin's verse
Well what if I told you that I had a confession
What if I said 4 years ago when we were arguing
He came to comfort me and I wound up pregnant
And I just can't say for sure
If the baby's yours
What if I confessed it and it turns out not to be your baby after you get tested
And it destroys what we've been blessed with
What if I suppress it 'cause technically you're the baby's daddy anyway
Is it wrong for me to want you to stay
Would you rather have me tear you away
From the only family you know
Or is this just too big a secret to keep it on the low

[Chorus/Bridge:]
Would you wanna know
Would you wanna know
Tell me what you'd do
Would you walk away or would you stay
Would you wanna know
Would you wanna leave the past behind us
Or are you afraid that one day it might find us
Would it even matter
Should it even matter
Could it even matter
Hypothetically of course
Hypothetically of course



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    UnregisteredApr 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm
    I think it means they both have some hidden secrets that could potentially tear them apart and they're scared to release them. So they're relaying them in a hypothetical tense to try and figure out each others reactions and it's obvious they both love each other and scared to lose one another!
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    UnregisteredApr 1, 2012 at 2:44 am
    I think it means that what would happen if the truth came out would they fix things or just break up and go they're seprate ways.

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