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(V1)
You call to me, and I fall at your feet
How could anyone ask for more?
And our time apart, like knives in my heart
How could anyone ask for more?

(Chorus)
But if there's a pill to help me forget,
God knows I haven't found it yet
But I'm dying to, God I'm trying to

'Cause trying not to love you, only goes so far
Trying not to need you, is tearing me apart

Can't see the silver lining, from down here on the floor
And I just keep on trying, but I don't know what for
'Cause trying not to love you
Only makes me love you more
Only makes me love you more

(V2)
And this kind of pain, only time takes away
That's why it's harder to let you go
And nothing I can do, without thinking of you
That's why it's harder to let you go

(Chorus)
But if there's a pill to help me forget,
God knows I haven't found it yet
But I'm dying to, God I'm trying to

'Cause trying not to love you, only goes so far
Trying not to need you, is tearing me apart
Can't see the silver lining, from down here on the floor
And I just keep on trying, but I don't know what for
'Cause trying not to love you
Only makes me love you more

(Bridge)
So I sit here divided, just talking to myself
Was it something that I did?
Was there somebody else?
When a voice from behind me, that was fighting back tears
Sat right down beside me, and whispered right in my ear
Tonight I'm dying to tell you

That trying not to love you, only went so far
Trying not to need you, was tearing me apart
Now I see the silver lining, from what we're fighting for
And if we just keep on trying, we could be much more
'Cause trying not to love you
Oh, yeah, trying not to love you
Only makes me love you more
Only makes me love you more



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    UnregisteredOct 24, 2013 at 8:32 am
    It's when you love someone, but you know you shouldn't. You can't. You know that they are either long gone (your ex), that the person you like is with someone else now or that they just don't feel the same way. So instead, you try your best not to love them anymore but the more you try, the more you fall in love with them. In the end of the song though, the guy finds out that the girl has been going through the same pain of trying not to love the other the whole time. So it's a happy ending :) I wish I had to courge to tell the guy I like too but that happy ending wouldn't happen so..
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    UnregisteredAug 28, 2012 at 2:19 am
    My meaing of trying not to love is ... Welll the song is th at he doesnt want to love her but he cant help it... Its in his heart and shes in his head forever... He cant stop looking or thinking bout her... But trying not to love someonee even though you know u love them is cazy if u find that one person that you love and cant get of ur mind go for it and try ur hardest to be with that person no matter what anyone thinks... Love is a powerful thing... And a good thing but dont go jumping to everyone u love find the one that u cant stop thinking bout even if they hurt u... If u find ur self still thinkiing bout them... Maybe try again... Im a 16 year old boy so what do i know
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    UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 8:21 pm
    It's a relationship that didn't work out and he's trying to get over it, but can't. I have someone i see quite a bit who feels we are just friends, so i feel similarly. Neither of us feel we're ready for a relationship, so we just stay in friend mode. The longer we stay there, the harder it gets for me to not develop more feelings for her. I guess we all have greater desire for those things we're being denied.
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    UnregisteredAug 5, 2012 at 1:47 am
    We have broken up, and im trying to move on, but i can't forget you no matter how hard i try, and it's killing me
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    UnregisteredAug 2, 2012 at 7:29 pm
    The pain of lost love that goes wrong from where it started the love lingers when we see eachother and our eyes meet and its only us we know even though i'm trying not to love you i know it only makes me love you more because i see the real you i see the real me fighting for the love that is there still its still there and you let it go you let it go

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