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The Fray – All At Once lyrics

There are certain people you just keep coming back to
She is right in front of you
You begin to wonder could you find a better one
Compared to her now she's in question

And all at once the crowd begins to sing
Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same

Maybe you want her, maybe you need her
Maybe you've started to compare to someone not there

Looking for the right one you line up the world to find
Where no questions cross your mind
But she won't keep on waiting for you without a doubt
Much longer for you to sort it out

And all at once the crowd begins to sing
Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same

Maybe you want her, maybe you need her
Maybe you've started to compare to someone not there
Maybe you want it, maybe you need it
Maybe it's all you're running from
Perfection will not come

And all at once the crowd begins to sing
Sometimes...
We'd never know what's wrong without the pain
Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same

Maybe you want her, maybe you need her
Maybe you've started to compare to someone not there
Maybe you want it, maybe you need it
Maybe it's all you're running from
Perfection will not come

Oh, will not come

Maybe you want her, maybe you need her
Maybe you had her, maybe you lost her to another
To another



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    I think that the song means that he had a girl, one that he thinks could be the one, but isn't one hundred percent sure. In order to make sure, he wants to look around and see if he can find anyone better. But she gets sick of him walking around and doubting her and doubting their relationship, so she leaves. And now he's regretting everything he did and wishing she would take him back, but she's with someone else. I did the same thing to the guy I was with, and noow that's he's gone and dating my best friend I wish I had just realized that he was the one. Now I'm listening to this sone nonstop!
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    Well. In my opinion the song is about a guy who made a huge mistake. He took the girl he really loved for granted, and now she doesn't love him anymore, but he's still in love with her. He was trying to search for perfection when it was in front of the face the whole time. She has moved on, but, on the other hand, he didn't. He lost her for good.
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    Maybe that person is 100 percent perfect to everyone around you and no body thinks you should break up with that person. Well sometime you feel like that the person is great but the relationship is hard and stressful. Maybe it seems like its happy and fun but even tho that person did nothing wrong the stress is so strong. Its not worth it. Everyone may tell you things that make you want to keep in the relationship just so that they'll shut up about it but truth is eventually it all comes back and the stress piles on and you can't handle it. Maybe its right to break up with them but it is also really hard and painful for you to break up with them. That person wont wait forever but I think that if you force yourself to stay close to that person just to figure out if the love is there then you should just let that person go and not hurt them by pretending you love them. Sometimes the situation is to deep to explain. No one understands you and you just want to end everything. There may not be someone else there or someone else you want. All you know is that you can't handle all the stress in the relationship you got. And that person you are supposedly gonna end things with should know that they are 100 percent perfect and they have done nothing wrong. Sometimes the right thing and the hardest thing are the same.

    You have to have that space where you can breathe and think about whats going on when you are confused yourself. Don't let people tell you what to do. Sometimes people telling you makes things worse for you. As hard as it is. You just have to do it for yourself. Ending it could be what you need right now. Maybe no one understands or cares to understand but the question is. Would you want that person miserable and everyone else happy. Or would you want that person happy while everyone else will move on from the fact that person ended it with the other person because of their feelings. The other person may be heartbroken because of how much they love you. And you may not want any broken hearts. Truth is... there is always going to be a broken heart. Whether it's you or the other person.
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    The meaning of this song to me is that the person who wrote the song is in a relationship where they feel like they love the person but at the same time they have so many problems and so much stress with the relationship at the same time. Everyone around them thinks their relationship is a good idea but the person who wrote the song didn't think so anymore. Then with everyone around them telling them what a mistake they would make if they broke up with that person made that person feel like they couldn't break up with them. So they kept acting like everything was ok until they figured it out. Sometimes you will never figure it out. Sometimes you just need to break up with them for all the things that are happening in the moment. No matter what people think. And ya, breaking up with that person might be painful and you don't want to do it but at the same time. You have to because its best for you. Its better so you arent in pain. Its not that its the persons fault or that they're doing anything wrong. Its that the time isn't right or they can't mentally handle the relationship at the moment. And noone should blame that person for breaking up with the other person because if its meant to be itll come back and because its that persons relationship and not theirs. Even if everone around you likes that person. It doesn't nesesarily mean you should be with that person no matter how nice or perfect they may seem.
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    I think the song is about an on again off again type couple. So when they get back together he isn't sure whether she's the perfect one because he can never really let her go but he has so many problems with her. And he is constantly comparing the current version of her to all the memories of how she used to be. He isn't sure whether he could find better so he searches but keeps the girl close in case he can't find anyone better.
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