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I look in the mirror, with you in my arms
And I see a reflection
Of a smile that says you believe in love
And just for a moment, I drifted away
But I couldn't stay 'cause
A hint of love, a bit of fear
I'm tryin' to say

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
I wouldn't come near this broken heart
Just turn around and leave here
And find someone who won't hurt you
Make sure that she still believes in love
'cause I think my heart has given up
If I were you, I wouldn't be here
Ooh yeah

I'm tryin' to protect you
From the lies that your heart tells
Even though it says that you love me
All I see is pain and misery
Seasons may change
But I can't forget the days of old
My heart ached when you walked away
I said I'd never love again

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
I wouldn't come near this broken heart
Just turn around and leave here
And find someone who won't hurt you
Make sure that she still believes in love
'cause I think my heart has given up
If I were you, I wouldn't be here

The days go by
And I feel that you could make me happy
Time goes on
And I feel that love is at my door
And though I tell myself that you're the one
Who said those words before
Thought it hurts too much
I can't trust in love
Again
Again

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
I wouldn't come near this broken heart
Just turn around and leave here
And find someone who won't hurt you
Make sure that she still believes in love
'cause my heart has given up

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
I wouldn't come near this broken heart
Just turn around and leave here
And find someone who won't hurt you
Make sure that she still believes in love

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
I wouldn't come near this broken heart
Just turn around and leave here
And find someone who won't hurt you
Make sure that she still believes in love
My heart has given up
Can't be here

If I were you, I wouldn't be here
If I were you I would stay right where you are
'cause my heart has given up
If I were you, I wouldn't be here
Ooh
I wouldn't, if I were you
I wouldn't be here
Oh oh oh



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    UnregisteredDec 1, 2013 at 12:07 pm
    ... am still in pain and so hard to face you again my love ... though my heart says that I really adore you but my mind says it's better to forget you...BUT how can I? :( am still crying at this moment ... hope that I can recover soon... I HATE THE WORLD!!!
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    UnregisteredDec 1, 2013 at 12:05 pm
    ...two persons, very much in love each other but when time comes that feeling has been gone and the one who left behind was really in hurt and pain...so difficult to recover so that person promised to himself / herself that she/he will never open that door to that person again... BECAUSE THEY CAN NEVER BRING BACK THE TRUST they had made before. BUT, "LOVE doesn't end because they never see each other again ... memories is still exist.." in my point of view "It's really heaven to fall in love BUT HELL once it hurts you and so difficult to recover and find yourself again..."
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    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 10:13 am
    I wanted to dedicate this song for you.. It'll always be you.. It's always been you..

    Unfortunately i have to let you go.. Just to save your marriage. =(
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    UnregisteredFeb 3, 2012 at 10:51 am
    A broken hearted girl who has been left by his loved one. Maybe the guy had loved someone and left her just for unknown reason. :?
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    yzbelleJun 2, 2009 at 7:41 pm
    Yeah... guess i can relate to this huh!... days of old when i said i'd never trust again... being hurt so much leaves a mark, thou we know it never fades but later you'll find that the scar that used to be there is gone...

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