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I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much
My scars remind me that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel

Drunk and I'm feeling down
And I just wanna be alone
I'm pissed 'cause you came around
Why don't you just go home
Cause you channel all your pain
And I can't help you fix yourself
Your making me insane
All I can say is

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much and
Our scars remind us that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel

I tried to help you once
Against my own advise
I saw you going down
But you never realized
That your drowning in the water
So I offered you my hand
Compassion's in my nature
Tonight is our last stand

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much and
Our scars remind us that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel

I'm drunk and I'm feeling down
And I just wanna be alone
You shouldn't ever came around
Why don't you just go home?
Cause your drowning in the water
And I tried to grab your hand
And I left my heart open
But you didn't understand
[But you didn't understand]
Go fix yourself

I can't help you fix yourself
But at least I can say I tried
I'm sorry but I gotta move on with my own life
I can't help you fix yourself
But at least I can say I tried
I'm sorry but I gotta move on with my own life

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much and
Our scars remind us that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel

I tear my heart open, I sew myself shut
My weakness is that I care too much and
Our scars remind us that the past is real
I tear my heart open just to feel



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  • out_of_order
    +5
    out_of_orderDec 27, 2008 at 2:14 am
    its simply an amazing song... i know its basically about trying to help someone who wont accept it, and in the end hurting yourself, but... to me, it just seems a bit different, when i listen to the chorus. its like you keep hurting yourself by giving your heart, and end up picking yourself back up and hiding it. and you're always hurt because you care too much... and you wish to forget the past... but you see the scars, and they remind you... its all so real... but, i guess everyone relates differently...
  • l
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    linkin_park_luvrSep 22, 2008 at 3:38 pm
    omfg i love this song and i pretty much agree with all of you about all of ur eanings so yahh all of that is true music is my life and this song can help anyone in a lot of stress...
  • chocolex14
    +4
    chocolex14Sep 7, 2008 at 7:05 pm
    This song helped me grow recently. One of my best friends decided that it would be best for both of us if we didn't talk for a while, and it completely broke me down. When I heard this song after that conversation, I understood what he was really doing. It was a period of my life that was so... over dramatic, with a lot of problems. All throughout our friendship, he was trying to help me out of that position, but I wouldn't ever let him. I realized how much all my suffering hurt him and why he gave up, and now the situation makes so much more sense.
  • s
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    sportie_chick28Aug 20, 2008 at 12:12 am
    i like this song, it means that you can try and try all you want to try to fix someone, but if they dont want your help, there's nothing you can do. u just hafta move on with ur own life. u can only hope that someday that person realizes that theyre destroying their life, and will change their ways.
  • MusicLover600
    +4
    MusicLover600Jul 25, 2008 at 5:30 pm
    I love this song. I think it means you can never fully forget something that has hurt you so much and you can only help someone unless they want it.

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