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Shawn Mendes – The Weight lyrics

I want to go back, forget that it's over
Painted in black, when you left me alone
I never knew, she was sleeping next door
With the kid I grew up with, and I can't go back to her
Anymore, no more

You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
And you tell me that you needed time but you push me away
But then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
No, I can't lift the weight


Put you in the past, try to forget you cause it's over
And every time you ask I'll pretend I'm okay
Your inside my head
In the middle of the night when I don't feel right
I dream I can hold you, and I can't go back to you anymore, yeah, yeah

You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
And you tell me that you needed time but you push me away
But then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
But, I can't lift the weight, and I can't lift the weight

And I can't lift the weigh, no I can't life the weight
Yeah, you stand on my shoulders and my heart just breaks
And I can't lift the weigh, no I can't life the weight
Yeah, you stand on my shoulders and my heart just breaks
And I can't lift the weigh, no I can't life the weight
Yeah, you lower your standards and I raise the stakes
And I can't lift the weigh, no I can't life the weight

You tell me you were happier with him but you want me to stay
And you tell me that you needed time but you, you push me away
But then you try to take it back, my heavy heart just breaks
But, I can't lift the weight, and I can't lift the weight
You tell me you were happier with him, you want me to stay
You told me that you needed time but you, you push me away
And then you try to take me back, my heavy heart just breaks
Say someday you will change, but I don't wanna wait



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    Pretty much the girl he loves broke his heart by cheating on him with his friend. He knows that she doesn't love him but every time she asks for him to be with her he stays cause maybe just maybe things will work itself out but she is giving him mixed signals that he can't tell whether she's playing with him or really wants to go back with him. Even though she's over him he still can't lift the weights and the pain that he fell when she rejected him and left him and he's just trying to forget about her and put her in the past but it's kind hard to do that when she's always asking him how his doing, manipulating him, sending mixing signals to make it seem as if she's coming back when she was just leaving and hurting him in ways that he can't understand that he has to stay up in the middle of the night wishing to be next to her when like he said she is sleeping with the guy he grew up with right next-door she obviously has no concern for his feelings or the way she broke him. All in all Shawn is a dude Taylor swift getting cheated on by jerks like the girl he talks about here.
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