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My Chemical Romance – I Don't Love You lyrics

[Verse 1]
Well when you go,
Don't ever think I'll make you try to stay.
And maybe when you get back,
I'll be off to find another way

When after all this time that you still owe,
You're still, a good-for-nothing I don't know.
So take your gloves and get out,
Better get out, while you can.

When you go, would you even turn to say
"I don't love you, like I did, yesterday"?

[Verse 2]
Sometimes I cry so hard from pleading,
So sick and tired of all the needless beating.
But baby when they knock you
Down and out,
Is where you oughta stay

And after all the blood that you still owe,
Another dollar's just another blow,
So fix your eyes and get up
Better get up, while you can
Whoa, whooa

When you go, would you even turn to say
"I don't love you, like I did, yesterday"?

Well come on, come on!

When you go, would you have the guts to say
"I don't love you, like I loved you, yesterday"?
"I don't love you, like I loved you, yesterday"
"I don't love you, like I loved you, yesterday"

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  • l
    I think that the song is about two lovers spltting up, and its like they are in a boxing ring towards the end all they do is fight but he just wants her to stop fighting and admit that the reason they are spliting is not the fact that they fight but she doesn't love him the way she used to, but she aint got the guts to tell him she gone off him, but he knows the reason but she leaving sayin an excuse that they just don't get on ne more, he wants her to have the balls to tell him the truth.
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  • u
    This happened to me, so I think it's really accurate. In that position, you just want the other to tell the truth, that they just grew apart, that they no longer love you as they used to. It's the most painful thing to be with someone who doesn't love you anymore. So all you want is for them to find the courage to say, "i don't love you like i did yesterday" because you yourself can't say it. You still love them. To the point where, you want to let them go, because they no longer love you. That's what this song has become to me.
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  • z
    I can totally relate with this song. I used to be so obsessed with my ex girlfriend and do whatever she wants me to do. I was being fooled, she cheated on me twice. How blind I was the first time she did that and forgave her easily. The second time was different, I felt like she doesn't deserve my love and my every effort or maybe my love for her has already died.
    Eventually, I broke up with her by saying "i don't love you like i did yesterday!".
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  • u
    This song is about a relationship that didn't work out. Whether it was friendship, platonic, or romantic, it still conveys the same message; they used to care for each other, but now it just isn't meant to be.

    When they first met, they obviously cared for each other and got together/became good friends. However, as time went on, they grew to realize that maybe they weren't meant for each other. They're fighting and crying until one of them (Gerard in this situation) realizes the truth; it's done, it's over, and (s)he needs to move on. They don't love each other like they did before.
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  • s
    My chemical romance managed to make a more beautiful and heartbreaking love story in 4 minutes than stephanie myer did in 4 books and 5 movies.
    Whenever I here this song my heart breaks, it is honestly the most beautiful songs.
    I reckon it means like these people are completely in love but the girl is having second thoughts and like shes trying to hide it because she really cares for this guy, but it's showing ad he can tell. So eventually she's getting more and more emotionless when theyre together and he realises that she doesn't love him anymore. At least not like she used to. So eventually he decides he has to leave her and before he leaves he says "when you go, will you have the guts to say i don't love you like i loved you yesterday" like when you pick up the guts to leave me, will you be able to tell me the truth?
    When he leaves, she realises that she did truly care about him, even though she may not have loved him the same way anymore. And so she's sad because she screwed up something she'll never be able to get back.
    Omfg I'm getting teary writing this. Heart broken I swear to god. This song is just so beautiful, well done mcr.
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