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How dare you say that my behavior is unacceptable
So condescending unnecessarily critical
I have the tendency of getting very physical
So watch your step cause if I do you'll need a miracle

You drain me dry and make me wonder why I'm even here
This double vision I was seeing is finally clear
You want to stay but you know very well I want you gone
Not fit to funkin' tread the ground I'm walking on

When it gets cold outside and you got nobody to love
You'll understand what I mean when I say
There's no way we're gonna give up
And like a little girl cries in the face of a monster that lives in her dreams
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe

What you are doing is screwing things up inside my head
You should know better you never listened to a word I said
Clutching your pillow and writhing in a naked sweat
Hoping somebody someday will do you like I did

When it gets cold outside and you got nobody to love
You'll understand what I mean when I say
There's no way we're gonna give up
And like a little girl cries in the face of a monster that lives in her dreams
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe

Does it kill
Does it burn
Is it painful to learn
That it's me that has all the control

Does it thrill
Does it sting
When you feel what I bring
And you wish that you had me to hold

When it gets cold outside and you got nobody to love
You'll understand what I mean when I say
There's no way we're gonna give up
And like a little girl cries in the face of a monster that lives in her dreams
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe
Is there anyone out there cause it's getting harder and harder to breathe (repeat)



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    UnregisteredDec 23, 2011 at 1:28 am
    I love this song. It means.. Like he loved her, and he obviously still loves her, but he's also mad about some things she's done. They had, like, a super-hot love, "burned too long to last" and whatever. And she never really believed him when he said some things, and now she's paying for it, but she doesn't really realize it.
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    munchkin882Mar 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm
    Seems like this song is about a guy who breaks up with his girlfriend, and they both get very angry at each other. Eventually, all that's left is the bitterness, covering up everything that was good. And he knows it was good, and that he shouldn't be bitter, because it was his fault, but that just makes the bitterness worse, because if you're angry when you know you shouldn't be, you just get angrier. And so he's wrapped up in all this anger because he feels justified, and he wants to stop hating her, because he knows it's not right, but he won't stop because the anger feels so good. He really just needs somebody to come and bail him out, but he doesn't think anybody will.

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