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Dean Strickland – The Commitment lyrics

Sad former brother-in-law
It's such a shame
How common place
Single parenting is these days

Your first mistake
Was letting work get in the way
The long hours you kept
Gave her time to stray
Imagine what could've been
Had you been with her to say

I've made all these commitments
To running this old business
That you probably think I've forgotten
What's most important in my life
The commitment I made
To spend it with you my wife

There's an old similar story
I probably should've told you before
You see, my father was a real hard worker
He spent his days and nights doing chores

But wiser than the new generation
He knew when enough was enough
And he never forgot or left lonesome
The only woman he ever loved
He'd say to her


Now, the long nights I spend
In the honky tonks and clubs
Doesn't give me much time for nothin'
Except singin' 'bout love, and lost love

But I've made myself a promise
When I find that one special girl
I'll find time to be there for her
So we can share our worlds
I won't forget to say


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