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Taylor Swift – Tell Me Why lyrics

I took a chance, I took a shot
And you may think I'm bullet-proof, but I'm not
You took a swing, I took it hard
And down here from the ground I see who you are

I'm sick and tired of your attitude
I'm feeling like I don't know you
You tell me that you love me and then cut me down
And I need you like a heartbeat
But you know you got a mean streak
That makes me run for cover when you're around
And here's to you and your temper
Yes, I remember what you said last night
And I know that you see what you're doing to me
Tell me why

You can write a book on how to ruin someone's perfect day
Well I get so confused and frustrated forget what I'm tryin' to say, ohh

I'm sick and tired of your reasons
I got no one to believe in
You tell me that you want me then push me around
And I need you like a heartbeat
But you know you got a mean streak
That makes me run for cover when you're around
Here's to you and your temper
Yes, I remember what you said last night
And I know that you see what you're doing to me
Tell me why

Why, do you hafta make me feel small?
So you can feel whole inside
Why, do you hafta put down my dreams?
So you're the only thing on my mind

Well I'm sick and tired of your attitude
I'm feelin like I don't know you
You tell me that you want me then cut me down
I'm sick and tired of your reasons
I got no one to believe in
You ask me for my love then you push me around
Here's to you and your temper
Yes, I remember what you said last night
And I know that you see what you're doing to me
Tell me why
Why, tell me why

I take a step back and let you go
I told you I'm not bullet-proof, now you know



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    ashyandrichJun 20, 2009 at 8:56 am
    Its for sure about abuse! He took a swing, I took it hard and now shes lying on the ground and finally sees who he is. She knows he has a mean streak, but she still loves him when he's sweet and kind. The person that she first knew. And she knows that he has control over the abuse and knows what he's doing, all she wants to know is why he's doing it. And finally, thankfully, luckily, in the end she realizes that she has to let him go, because it's not going to stop. It never does.
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    UnregisteredJul 7, 2012 at 8:39 am
    I think this song mean that the guy was hurting the girl physically becoz theres a pharse says about 'temper' and 'makes me run to cover when you around': '(
    And the girl want to know why he doing that to her.
    But the girl love the guy so much, finally she realize how he did her wrong and let him go away from her life. . '
    #Love taylor swift soo much!
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    smiley3334Apr 18, 2010 at 12:55 am
    This song is basically about how she loves him, but he's no good to her. She's sick and tired of his attutude and she doesn't feel like she knows him anymore. He ruins her day. She can't believe in him. He makes her feel unwanted. He pushes down her dreams and makes her feel miserable just to keep him on her mind.
    To me, he isn't the type of boyfriend I'd want. He doesn't sound loyal or at all nice.

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