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Sometimes I feel I've got to
Run away I've got to
Get away
From the pain you drive into the heart of me
The love we share
Seems to go nowhere
And I've lost my light
For I toss and turn I can't sleep at night

Once I ran to you (I ran)
Now I'll run from you
This tainted love you've given
I give you all a boy could give you
Take my tears and that's not nearly all
Oh...tainted love
Tainted love

Now I know I've got to
Run away I've got to
Get away
You don't really want anymore from me
To make things right
You need someone to hold you tight
And you think love is to pray
But I'm sorry I don't pray that way

Once I ran to you (I ran)
Now I'll run from you
This tainted love you've given
I give you all a boy could give you
Take my tears and that's not nearly all
Oh...tainted love
Tainted love

Don't touch me please
I cannot stand the way you tease
I love you though you hurt me so
Now I'm gonna pack my things and go
Tainted love, tainted love (x2)
Touch me baby, tainted love (x2)
Tainted love (x3)



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    MarkyJun 28, 2008 at 9:19 pm
    Unrequited love. Ambivalent love. Knowing that the healthy act is to end the relationship, we still hold on to that unhealthy part that doesn't want to let go. I know from experience!!!

    Marky :o)
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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 8:14 am
    The song my dad and his first wife broke up to in 1981. Now i'm playing it today on the guitar. Basically just as the old man described it, the feeling that your spouse has slept with another person is disloyal and being with her disgusts you and makes you feel dirty.

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