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I don't understand
You look just like the man
In the picture by our bed
The suspense is pounding and clouding up my head
I'm checkin' your clothes
And you wear the same size shoe
You sleep in his spot
And you're driving his car
But I don't know just who you are

There's a stranger in my house
It took a while to figure out
There's no way you could be who you say you are
You gotta be someone else
'Cause he wouldn't touch me like that
And he wouldn't treat me like you do
He would adore me, he wouldn't ignore me
So I'm convinced there's a stranger in my house

Now show who you are
Don't see your shadow around when you walk
You leavin' no kisses
Goodbye with no words
If these walls could talk
They would have nothing to tell

So what could it be?
Is there someone imitating me?
Could she be taking my place?
Look me in the face
And tell me that I'm wrong
When I say...

There's a stranger in my house
It took a while to figure out
There's no way you could be who you say you are
You gotta be someone else
'Cause he wouldn't touch me like that
And he wouldn't treat me like you do
He would adore me, he wouldn't ignore me
So I'm convinced there's a stranger in my house

Pop quiz
Tell me where we first kissed
Tell me where my spot is
Tell me if I liked it, loved it
Or could it be
That the stranger is me
Have I changed so drastically?
Is it I want more for me?
And you remain the same

There's a stranger in my house
It took a while to figure out (It took a while to figur it)
You can't be who you say you are
You gotta be someone else
'Cause he wouldn't touch me like that
And he wouldn't treat me like you do
He would adore me, he wouldn't ignore me
So I'm convinced there's a stranger in my house

There's a stranger in my house (whoo)
It took a while to figure out (took a while to figure out)
You can't be who you say you are
You gotta be someone else
He wouldn't touch me like that
And he wouldn't treat me like you do
He would adore me, he wouldn't ignore me
I'm convinced there's a stranger in my house



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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 8:14 am
    When you marry someone who's everything you could ever dream of, and as time passes on they change. They become someone you dont know, a totally different person from the one you married. They become someone you dont know, like a stranger.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 30, 2012 at 8:35 pm
    All of you saying "she out grown him,etc.. " the lyric here suggest something completely opposite...
    Implies that he has changed, not her... He is abusing, or/and not taking her seriously... Perhaps its something else in the picture,etc...

    "cause he wouldn't touch me like that
    And he wouldn't treat me like you do
    He would adore me, he wouldn't ignore me"
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 9, 2012 at 6:24 am
    This couple have grown apart for awhile now. So she trying to find out why the change (i) he might be cheating or (ii) she might have changed and expect him to change with her. Either way she feels disappointed because of the lack of connection.

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