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You take a deep breath and you walk through the doors
It's the morning of your very first day
You say hi to your friends you ain't seen in a while
Try and stay out of everybody's way
It's your freshman year and you're gonna be here
For the next four years in this town
Hoping one of those senior boys will wink at you and say
You know I haven't seen you around, before

'Cause when you're fifteen and
Somebody tells you they love you
You're gonna believe them
And when you're fifteen feeling like
There's nothing to figure out
But count to ten, take it in
This is life before you know
Who you're gonna be

You sit in a class next to a redheaded Abigail
And soon enough you're best friends
Laughing at the other girls
Who think they're so cool
We'll be out of here as soon as we can
And then you're on you're very first date
And he's got a car and you're feeling like flying
And you're mamma's waiting up and you're thinking he's the one
And you're dancing 'round your room when the night ends
When the night ends

'Cause when you're fifteen and
Somebody tells you they love you
You're gonna believe them
When you're fifteen and your first kiss
Makes you head spin 'round but
In your life you'll do things greater
Than dating the boy on the football team
But I didn't know it at fifteen

When all you wanted
Was to be wanted
Wish you could go back
And tell yourself what you know now

Back then I swore I was gonna
Marry him someday
But I realized some bigger dreams of mine
And Abigail gave everything she had to a boy
Who changed his mind
And we both cried

'Cause when you're fifteen and somebody tells you they love you
You're gonna believe them
And when you're fifteen, don't forget to look before you fall
I've found time can heal most anything
And you just might find who you're supposed to be
I didn't know who I was supposed to be
At fifteen

la la la la la la la la la la la

Your very first day
Take a deep breath girl
Take a deep breath as you walk through the doors

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    SaruhhhxliyJan 27, 2009 at 8:18 pm
    i can see myself in this song.

    ill be fifteen in four months and ive lived this song out in my life
    i got my heart broken.
    i lost my best friend to other girls.

    put i pick myself up and keep walking.

    girls who are just going to high school stand out. just be you and one day i guy will love you for that.
    cuz by the end of the day we all have to by yourself.
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    Marissa0105Dec 21, 2008 at 11:43 pm
    In most cases, I would say that Taylor was completely right in her lyrics, but I'm 17 (almost 18), and my fiance and I have been together since the second day of my freshman year. I'm now a senior, my fiance graduated last year, and we've never been happier. We're getting married this year after I graduate. Anyway, Taylor was being very sweet in trying to let younger girls about their first loves. =)
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    yesIMintoITOct 14, 2009 at 5:58 pm
    this song is adorable :) she personifies the age 15 and being a freshman so well. everyone can realate. when senior boys pay attention to you it can be VERY exciting but you really have to be careful because most of the time their intentions are not good. i love this song!
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    Cathy13196Feb 12, 2009 at 1:16 pm
    btw, I'm still 13 and seriously girls.. i really mean what i wrote. Love is complicated and we're not even sure if that's it. We're too young to have a bf. Sure, judge me if you must. We can have crushes but we really shouldn't be dating at this age.. its not... right? Guess you can call me old- fashioned :]
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    yuciefanDec 30, 2009 at 9:11 am
    I think she makes a very good point.
    There are people who take things to fast and say they love you and while talking to them you'll say "I love you and I'll be with you forever" not realizing that forever might be tomorrow or even next week.

    There's more things in life than boys, and I think she really explained and defined it well in this song(:

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