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Rascal Flatts – What Hurts The Most lyrics

I can take the rain on the roof of this empty house
That don't bother me
I can take a few tears now and then
And just let 'em out
I'm not afraid to cry every once in a while
Even though going on with you gone still upsets me
There are days every now and again
I pretend I'm ok, but that's not what gets me

What hurts the most
Was being so close
And havin' so much to say
And watchin' you walk away
And never knowin'
What could've been
And not seein' that lovin' you
Is what I was trying to do

It's hard to deal with the pain of losin' you every where I go
But I'm doin' it
It's hard to force that smile when I see our old friends and I'm alone
Still harder
Gettin' up, gettin' dressed, livin' with this regret, but I know
If I could do it over
I would trade, give away, show the words that I saved in my heart that I left unspoken

What hurts the most
Is being so close
And havin' so much to say
And watchin' you walk away
And never knowin'
What could've been
And not seein' that lovin' you
Is what I was tryin' to do

Uhh hey yeaaaaaaaaah!

What hurts the most
Was being so close
And havin' so much to say
And watchin' you walk away
And never knowin'
What could've been
And not seein' that lovin' you
Is what I was tryin' to do

Not seeing that loving you
That's what I was trying to do

Ohh ohh!



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    Leasie
    I think the song is about letting go, losing some one hurts yes and your alowed to break, but what hurts the most isn't that they are gone but that they never got the chance to say and do what they really wanted to, never having the chance to say I love you or to have a future together hurts more then anything. Loving him was everything and she kept it a secret because she didn't want to hurt herself and him and yet words are normally broken by words left unspoken and she found out the hard way, the meaning is when you feel strongly about some thing then don't keep it in side, if it means some thing to you then its important, don't leave it till its too late, because you don't want to get hurt because it will hurt more haveing to say it to a grave stone.
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    sportie_chick28
    When I listened to the song, I thought it talked about regrets and having a relationship end when you still love the person and didn't get to do or say what you wanted. I love the video, it gave me chills when I watched it (so sad!), but I don't think it matches the song as well. I get what they're saying tho; theres lots of ways you can lose someone, lots of regrets you can have. Rascal flatts is the best band ever.
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    The song is about loss, the deep pain, dealing & acknowledge of what you cannot change. That said accepting the loss; slowly dealing with it, you can find redemption, if only you let go of the, what ifs & accept & embrace the loved ones gone never forget you - they are locked in your heart, where all memories are kept. This song sums up how I feel because I am grieving the loss of several important people in my life & I know 1 day I will see them again, but at this time I must feel the loss, own it, work with it & most of all learn to live with it! A beautiful song ♡.
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    Xxblyke09xX
    Actually if you watch the music video you can tell the meaning from the start. Basically the girl had a boyfriend and they were so close to each other and the really love each other but the girl's dad made the boy to leave. Being close to someone hurts specially if you two will just break up even though you still love each other. It's hard to let go and everyone knows it. For the girl being close and having a relationship with the boy hurts. Not because they don't love each other, but because they loved each other so much but the dad won't allow their relationship. But she needs to understand that every parent wants nothing but for the good of their child, for the future, for their life. This song can really be used specially if someone is hurt or in any problematic situation like having your parents divorced, knowing that one of your parents have a different child from a different wife/husband, breaking up with someone you love. I really like this song cause it really puts out all the pain that you've receive. You will learn that if you feel like there's nothing you can do, let it go, it's the past.
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    I think this song means like they had a big fight and while he/she was leaving the house he/she died and never got to tell the other how they really felt about each other. But now they can't because he/she is dead such a depressing but wonderful song it makes me want to cry until I can't cry anymore. Anyway hes saying hell cry about sometimes and sometimes he pretends it never happened but he was so close to her and then she was gone and he never got to say I love you dx waaa hes says its hard to live with his regret and he would trade anything to turn the clock and really tell her how he felt. Um thank you for letting me post this comment lyrics mode! Rock on rascal flatts.
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