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Adele – Don't You Remember lyrics
When will I see you again
You left with no goodbye
Not a single a word was said

No final kiss to seal any sins
I had no idea of the state we were in


I know I have a fickle heart
And a bitterness and a wandering eye and a heaviness in my head


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But don't you remember
Don't you remember
The reason you loved me before
Baby, please remember me once more


When was the last time
You thought of me
Or have you completely erased me from your memory
I often think about where I went wrong
The more I do the less I know


I know I have a fickle heart
And a bitterness and a wandering eye and a heaviness in my head

[Chorus]
But don't you remember
Don't you remember?
The reason you loved me before
Baby, please remember me once more

Gave you the space so you could breathe,
I kept my distance so you would be free,
And hope that you find the missing piece,
To bring you back to me
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[Chorus]
Why don't you remember?
Don't your remember?
The reason you loved me before
Baby, please remember me once more

When will I see you again?
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    She lets go of him because he asked for it. Maybe he was confused and he needed to find himself. Probably that's the reason why they broke up though it was painful for her. Now, she is still hoping that the guy would remember her, the feeling they had for each other and the reason he loved her before. Though it's a question for her if she has done something wrong to him, she's still waiting for the him and she's hoping that the freedom she gave him is enough for him to find himself and come back to her.
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    I think the song is about a break-up where the boy has moved on, his life back to normal as if nothing has happened while the girl, on the other hand, is still holding on to the memories. She's looking back to the past and realizes the imperfection of their relationship but asks where she has gone wrong when she has given him everything that she have. She asks the boy if he does remember the first time when he fell in love with her. The feeling she used to give him when he see's her. Because she misses him so much and she is hoping with all her heart that he feels the same way.
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    Things don't always work out how you wanted them to. They happen without reasoning or explanation. Someone can walk into your life, have the greatest effect on you, fall in love with you, have the best time with you and then all of a sudden, without so much as a goodbye, can walk out of your life as quickly as they entered it. We don't understand why our loved ones fall out of love with us, especially not when our heart still beats so strongly for them. I think the bottom line is to treasure those you hold dear, and to make the most of the time you share together, because you never know when it will all end. And ladies, do not settle for anything less than a man who will treat you like a goddess, because you are worth more than you give yourself credit for.
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    I loved and took it for granted. Moved on and after 2 kids I still wonder what it would have been? Always in my mind, guilt still haunts me! Even though it was him who said good bye! Don't know why! I suffered so much but there's nothing to do destin has other plans for us. Maybe in that other life we will just stay together! Because I know we both are suffering to date. No such thing as moved on!
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    This hits close to home right now because it not only reminds of my best friend who I came close to dating, but of my possible future with another boy now. He is leaving in a few weeks and I will stay here and the thought that this song can apply to me once more terrifies me. But to me it means that while you love someone so much you let them go if it is best for them, even if it hurts you. Yet there is still that hope that maybe it wasn't all for nothing.
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    I loved him and let him go. I did what I thought was the logical thing to do and married someone else that my family would approve of. I difn't follow my heart and 11 years later and 3 kids later I still yearn for what was lost. My heart yearns for him so deeply but there is too much at stake to look back. Who would have known how bittersweet this would taste? I love you, mw.
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    People do this on bad advice from friends. They give the one they love space in the belief they will come back. Never works. If you love you need to let that person know and never ever let them go. Usually the 'friend'who gave the advice is just playing their friend so they can interfere and get their friend back. Jealous and malicious. Girls do it all of the time to their'friends'. Don't take bad advice.
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    For me, it's in reverse. I was married, I wasn't happy, but couldn't or didn't address with my now ex-husband. I met someone else, and divorced my husband without any warning or attempt to save the marriage. To this day, I have deep guilt and think of this man when I hear this song, so if he reads this he can know, I still care, and think of him every day. But life for him, as well as for me has moved on. H
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    Thanks adele. This song remines me of someone who left me for other woman. 'we could have had it all' we were happy things going good after 7 yrs got engaged then I seen less n less of him he lived in his own world n I was not a part of it. Never told me why. I hurt for a very long time. Married now 2 kids life isn't great but it is good. This song for me means you were hurt but you move on and those memories will never leave you n noone can take them away.
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    Well I have a completely different meaning to this song then most, I think of my mother when I hear it. My mother passed away 4 years ago this february, after a routine surgery was botched. I remember sitting by her side 3 days while she was in a coma. That's why when I hear "you left with no goodbye, not a single word was said, no final kiss to seal any sin, i had no idea of the state we were in" I think of that. "when will i see you again" to me is when will I leave this earth and be in heaven n hug her again. My mother was a mess when I was a kid, and she didn't raise me for most of my life but cleaned up her act and became a born again christian a few years prior to her death, so the part of "i have a fickle heart, and a a bitterness and a wandering eye and a heaviness in my head" is my feelings in the back of my head from the past. The "don't you remember the reason you left me before, please remember me once more, brings me back to that hospital bed, begging her to come back to us, bc she had left me before and she came back to me so please do it again... But she couldn't. "when was the last time you thought of me" makes me wonder if she thinks of me and misses me in heaven. Or has she "completely erased me from her memory" "i often think about where I went wrong" is when i signed the papers to let my mother go, how hard that was and how that haunts me everyday of my life. The more i think about it, the less i know if i made the right choice. "gave you the space so you could breath, I kept my distance so you could be free, and hope that you find the missing piece to bring you back to me" to me means i let you go so you could be free of pain and with our lord and finally find the peace you never knew on this earth and one day i'll be with you again. "when will i see you again". When will that time be? I love this song! ~jen seal.
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    "and ladies, do not settle for anything less than a man who will treat you like a goddess". This is not what this song is about!
    This song is about the man treated who her like a goddess, but she kept hurting him with her stubborn ways. So he left her after alot of heartache. So she is tellign him: pls remember what pulled you to me in the first place. Cause that's all she has left.
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    This song reminds me of someone who left me with my own best friend. He told me to wait for him but 7 years I've been waiting for him and I'm waiting for nothing. After 7 years he showed up not to full fill his promise, he left me without explaining a single word to me. But yeah, I wish them and the baby are happy. And for me, I will find someone new. Someone who's worth it.
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    Her album is about a guy who spent time with her, "loved" her, dated her. But he soon broke up with her, found another girl, and got married. And adele was so hurt and scarred coz' she really loved him, but he played with her. I felt it before. Dearest adele, you write and sing such beautiful songs. All the girls and ladies want to thank you becoz' you have songs they wanna dedicate to their ex-boyfriends. Your songs really convey how we females feel and think. And all the boys out there, don't play with us. We have hearts that feel more than you.
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