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How do I breathe, yeah
How do I breathe, yeah

[Verse:]
It feels so different being here,
I was so used to being next to you,
Life for me is not the same,
There's no one to turn to.
I don't know why I let it go too far,
Starting over - it's so hard.
Seems like everywhere I try to go,
I keep thinking of you.

[Hook:]
I just had a wake up call,
Wishing that I never let you fall,
Baby you are not to blame at all.
Remember when I pushed you away.
Baby if you knew I cared,
You'd have never went nowhere (nowhere),
Girl I should've been right there.

[Chorus:]
How do I breathe
Without you here by my side?
How will I see
When your love brought me to the light?
Where do I go
When your heart's where I lay my head?
When you're not with me,
How do I breathe?
How do I breathe?

[Verse:]
Girl I'm losin' my mind.
Yes I made a mistake.
I thought that you would be mine.
Guess the joke was on me.
I miss you so bad, I can't sleep.
I wish I knew where you could be.
Another dude is replacing me,
God this can't be happening.

[Hook:]
I just had a wake up call (call),
Wishing that I never let you fall (fall),
Baby you are not to blame at all.
When I'm the one that pushed you away
Baby if you knew I cared (cared),
You'd have never went nowhere (nowhere),
Girl I should've been right there.

[Chorus:]
(And I wonder...)
How do I breathe
Without you here by my side?
How will I see
When your love brought me to the light?
Where do I go
When your heart's where I lay my head?
When you're not with me (I'm saying),
How do I breathe?
How do I breathe?

[Verse:]
I can't get over you no (ooh)
Baby I don't wanna let go.
Girl you need to come home,
Back to me
'Cause girl you made it hard to breathe
When you're not with me.

[Chorus:]
(Tell me)
How do I breathe
Without you here by my side?
How will I see
When your love brought me to the light?
Where do I go (where, oh, where, oh, I go)
When your heart's where I lay my head?
When you're not with me,
How do I breathe?

How do I breathe?
[Some speaking starts]
Without you here by my side?
How will I see (how will I see)
When your love brought me to the light (baby, baby)?
Where do I go (where do I go)
When your heart's where I lay my head?
When you're not with me (you're not with me),
How do I breathe (how do I breathe)?
How do I breathe? Yeah



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  • b
    +2
    BeautySBApr 7, 2008 at 6:21 am
    this song is all about life after a break up. it talks about those feelings of sadness longing and most of all the feeling that you can't breathe without the one you lost
  • n
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    nielleMar 30, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    one of the meaning of this song is that you wouldn't know what to do when the one you love is nit with
    you!...♥
  • CarterDev
    +1
    CarterDevJan 28, 2009 at 6:16 pm
    This is a great song,
    i listened to it when i was goin out wit the girl im datin now a couple months ago,
    we broke up,
    every time i listen to this song & other ones i think of her,
    She's alwys on my mind tho,
    i can never stop thinkin about her,
    she means the world to me,
    id die for her.
  • a
    +1
    AndersBangDec 7, 2008 at 8:37 pm
    This song almost makes me cry..
    I've messed things up, so now the girl of my life don't wanna give me a chance of beeing af couple.. It's my own fault.
    Now I feel alive without breathing..
  • m
    +1
    menggoApr 29, 2008 at 1:22 pm
    for me,the meaning of the song is you can't leave in this world without the one that you love...you will always look for his/her love,care etc. wherever you go...

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