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7:42 in the morning, 8 seconds before it all sinks in.
Put your best face on for the world. Fake another smile and just pretend.
But you're just puttin' off the pain, nothing's ever really gonna change.

Chorus:

So let it hurt, let it be, let it take you right down to your knees, let it
Burn to the worst degree
May not be what you want, but it's what you need
Sometimes the only way around it, is to let love do it's work. And let it
Hurt. Yeah, let it hurt.

3:28 in the morning. Counting up the spaces between the rain.
You're getting use to the rocks at the bottom, your heart goes numb but the
Lonely stays the same.
And that's price your bound to pay, and there's
Really nothing anyone can say. Oh there's only just one way

Chorus

So let it hurt, let it be, let it take you right down to your knees, let it
Burn to the worst degree
May not be what you want, but it's what you need
Sometimes the only way around it, is to let love do it's work. So go on,
Yeah let it hurt.

You might just find your better for it, when you let go and you learn,
Let it hurt, let it bleed
Let it take you right done to your knees

Ohhhh... sometimes the only way around it, is to let love do it's work (let love do it's work) so go on (go on) and let it hurt, Oh let it burn.

7:42 in the morning, 8 seconds before it all sinks in...



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    UnregisteredSep 3, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    I lost my husband of 35 years in an explosion in march 2012. When i first heard this song it has so much meaning for me. I start work at 7:30 in the morning and i have to fake another smile each day. The hurt is at the bottom of my stomach. It was such a tragic death and he was the love of my life. We kissed each other goodbye each morning and now i hurt each morning. I don't know when the pain will ever go away. Thank you rascal flatts for a song that has true meaning for me.
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    UnregisteredJul 6, 2012 at 3:34 pm
    As jay demarcus said, this song is about losing a loved one or someone that is close to you. Its about how to deal with the pain of losing them.
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    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm
    After losing my 18 year old sister two months ago... This song helps with healing... It is ok to cry... It is ok to hurt...
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    UnregisteredMay 9, 2012 at 6:06 pm
    I love listening to this song for i know i have to let my pain and hurt go so i can heal. I lost my best friend who was everything to me and no one understands my lost. It's been 3months and i cry like it was just yesterday. I pretend to be happy but not. So i will keep playing this song until i can't no more :(
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    UnregisteredApr 21, 2012 at 3:18 am
    This one hit home so hard. Have to play happy for the world yet your sitting here with your insides in so much pain

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