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It's never enough to say I'm sorry
It's never enough to say I care
But I'm caught between what you
Wanted from me, and knowing
If I give that to ya
I might just disappear.

Nobody wins when everyone's losing

Oh, it's like

One step forward and two steps back
No matter what I do you're always mad
And I can't change your mind,

Oh, it's like

Trying to turn around on a one way street
I can't give you what you want
And it's killing me and I, I'm starting to see
Maybe we're not meant to be

It's never enough to say I love you
No, it's never enough to say I try
It's hard to believe that's there's
No way out for you and me
And it seems to be,
The story of our life

Nobody wins when everyone's losing

It's like one step forward and two steps back
No matter what I do you're always mad
And I can't change your mind, oh

It's like trying to turn around on a
One way street. I can't give
You what you want and it's killing me
And I, I'm starting to see
That maybe we're not meant to be

There's still time to turn this around
Should we be building this up
Instead of tearing it down
But I keep thinking
Maybe it's too late.

It's like one step forward
And two steps back,
No matter what I do
You're always mad
And I, can't change your mind, oh

It's like tryin to turn around
On a one way street
I can't give you what you want
And it's killing me and I,
I finally see,
Baby that we're not meant to be

It's like one step forward,
And two steps back,
No matter what I do
You're always mad,
And I, Baby I'm sorry to see,
Maybe that we're not meant to be



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    chambers88Sep 28, 2009 at 3:22 am
    My girlfriend and I have been together for close to a year and a half and in the beginning things were kinda shaky but we fell in love. But she goes to school in a different city like 100 miles away. She comes back all the time and i see her all the time but every time she goes its like i lose her over and over. and she doesn't seem to love me anymore, well not when we're apart. i heard this song and connected with it immediately
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    Donna ChaffinMar 15, 2013 at 6:51 am
    It's really like one step forward & two steps back...Question is? do you want to fight for it? All of them underline problems...
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    OwlCityBabeOct 23, 2009 at 1:45 pm
    i love this song and i think the meaning is that when one person loves another person and that person dont love them back and there tring to let them know that there not meant to be
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    Lorenzamylove90Oct 20, 2009 at 3:31 pm
    Soo well you see i dated this guy name fernando so wuz in love with that guy but he treated me bad he hit me and made me feel bad about myself and i started to cut myself YES.!!! i was dumb for doing that but i met someone who changed my life her name is Lorenza yes i realize that what i was looking for was in a girl. Im proud to say im BI yes now we going to get marry soon. and yes this is my love story.!
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    stolenfromOct 12, 2009 at 6:06 am
    heard this song and its so appropriate for me... i am in a relationship with a girl i really love and respect, she loves me too and she sacrificed a lot for me, i love elise too much that even when were together im not asking for sex (shes 5 years younger than me).. i have 2 kids, my current partner has a suicidal tendencies (she tried killing herself twice) when i tried to leave her.. dont want our kids to blame me if something happens to her, i love my kids so much.. now theres a guy in elise life, she said she wants to have her own family now, have her own kids with ME... but im torn between leaving my kids (they will be miserable) for my own happiness which is elise... elise is saying now that maybe we should be friends, that shes beginning to like this guy and her feelings and love for me are slowly fading away... whatever i do i will lose, i cannot change her mind... love drove me crazy... i finally found my true love and now shes gone... i really love her but she said that maybe were not meant to be... PR

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