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While all the time that I was loving you
You were busy loving yourself
I would stop breathing if you told me to
Now you're busy loving someone else

Eleven years out of my life
Besides the kids, I have nothing to show
Wasted my years, a fool of a wife
I shoulda left your ass a long time ago

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears

I was your lover and your secretary
Working every day of the week
Was at the job when no one else was there
Helping you get on your feet

Eleven years of sacrifice
And you can leave me at the drop of a dime
Swallowed my fears, stood by your side
I shoulda left your ass a thousand times

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears

I know there are no guarantees
In love you take your chances
But somehow it seems unfair to me
Look at the circumstances

"Through sickness and health 'til death do us part"
Those were the words that we said from our hearts
So now when you say that you're leaving me
I don't get that part

I was your lover and your secretary
Working every day of the week
Was at the job when no one else was there
Helping you get on your feet

Eleven years of sacrifice
And you can leave me at the drop of a dime
Swallowed my fears, stood by your side
I shoulda left your ass a thousand times

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears

Well I'm not gon' cry, I'm not gon' cry
I'm not gon' shed no tears, no, I'm not gon' cry
It's not the time 'cuz you're not worth my tears



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    UnregisteredAug 26, 2012 at 12:29 am
    Gonna put on my big girl panties and pull up my bottom lip and look to the stars... I'm gonna make it!
  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 13, 2012 at 6:50 pm
    My childernes father left me he was my world we have two kids together and i have always been with him every day for 5 years, he was my world, i was there when he cried when no one else was there and i was the one who stood by him and never left his side when the drugs started to take over, and now i have lost him to a 16 year old drug head, 5 years and two kids means nothing to him, he hurt me so bad i didnt think i could make it, i was there when everyone else left him i was there when we were broke and when we were homelss but he just thru me away like i am nothing but its opkay cause im not gonna cry

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