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Lady Antebellum – Need You Now lyrics
Picture perfect memories
Scattered all around the floor.
Reaching for the phone cause,
I can't fight it anymore
.

And I wonder if I ever cross your mind.
For me it happens all the time
.

It's a quarter after one.
I'm all alone and I need you now.
Said I wouldn't call, but I lost all control

And I need you now.
And I don't know how I can do without,
I just need you now.

Another shot of whiskey,
Can't stop looking at the door.
Wishing you'd come sweeping in the way you did before
.

And I wonder if I ever cross your mind.
For me it happens all the time.

It's a quarter after one.
I'm a little drunk and I need you now.
Said I wouldn't call, but I lost all control
And I need you now.
And I don't know how I can do without,
I just need you now.

(Whoa Whoa)

Yes I'd rather hurt than feel nothing at all.

It's a quarter after one.
I'm all alone and I need you now.
And I said I wouldn't call,
But I'm a little drunk and I need you now.
And I don't know how I can do without,
I just need you now.
I just need you now.
Oh baby I need you now.
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    I know, deep down, all of you enjoy listening to this song, while being hurt. Even if it makes it worse. You rather "hurt than feel nothing at all".
    I shed tears to this song countless times, in my car. Finally one time I got up, lit up my cigarette, and went for a walk.
    It finally hit me. I am too strong to be doing this. I am a one man army, an unstoppable force, and I have a sea of fish in front of me. I have no reason to be sad.
    And before I knew it, it was all over.
    I'm happy now.
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    This song simplifies my present feelings. I've got this guy bestfriend who is so sweet and caring to me. But what hurts me the most was when I found out that she got a girlfriend. There are some boys who are courting me but's only him my heart is beating for. It's only him I need and yeah I would reach up to almost morning just to catch him online everytime I miss his company.
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    lydiane
    This song reminds me of a man I left my husband of 7 years for, briefly, because my husband was taking me for granted and I warned him that I deserve better than the way he'd be treating me. I worked with a handsome Italian body builder, Nick, who saw my unhappiness and my attraction to him from the very moment we met. He opened his bed and his heart to me for two weeks and I left him to return to my husband and children. My heart aches for him when I hear this song. I cry and recite his number in my head. I force myself not to reach for the phone. Nick's influence has strenghthened my marriage and reinforced my confidence. I love him for that.
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    Every time that I hear this song, I can only think about how it perfectly describes my life. I am a widow, my husband passed twelve and a half years ago and all I have left is great memories of our life together. Now I find myself alone and in failing health. Each afternoon the "meals on wheels" man comes shortly after 1pm. He is a younger version of my handsome husband. I often invite him in and he spends some time with me. I am temped to call him and he gave me his number in case I need anything. Is this wrong?
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    This song is about regret. Choices not made. When we look back, our memories seem perfect. The person we should have chosen is perfect. If only we had chosen differently what would our life be like now? That person we left behind becomes a knight in shining armor. He really isn't. But compared to here and now the past is something we long for. It's just a sad illusion.
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    This song reminds me (not that I need it) of a close friend of mine. Close friend- cause at this stage that's all we are (and, sadly I think that's all we'll ever be) we didn't talk for about 18 months, until recently and throughout that time, whenever I heard this song I'd practically break down. That said, I still *needed* to listen to it, if that makes sense. "guess i'd rather hurt than feel no pain at all. " I'm a bloke, 32 and she's 28.
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    disedarej
    My meaning to this song is that one person has done something wrong to hurt there relationship and now they are paying for it. The person who is on the floor with the pictures is thinking about how much that person really meaned to them and how they miss that other person. They finally break down and call that other person. And when they say I'd rather hurt than feel nothing at all, means they think it is better to love and know love than to never in there life feel love.
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    sundayswithstella
    People don't usually think that they are losing someone they'd likely run back to. In this absurd yet thrill inducing game called love, the person who is hung over the other one is usually called the loser. What does he get? A time(or even a lifetime) regretting why he or she left, picking up the left over pieces of the man or the woman he used to be and worse of all, admitting that he or she was the one who pulled the trigger, the one to cause the avalanche and the one left behind in the long run.
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    JulieTRoberts
    This song is precisely describe how I feel right now and really represent story about my short fling to a man (supposedly friend only) that eventually I fall into but the time was just not right. He finally tie the knots with his long term girl friend. I rather hurt then fell nothing at all. At the end I was so broken at the same time I do hope he finally find his true happiness, most of the time I really can't fight it anymore how much I need him right now. Expecting him still looking for me like before and keep on wondering if I ever crossed his mind? As for me it happened all the time. Was not expecting that this can be so hurt! Yet I still give thanks having him even for a short while.
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    I would agree that this is love over pride, missing the person you love the most and forgetting all the hurt that youre feeling just to be with them again. I just heard this song from my brother inlaws ipod and I was like oh my gawd I like this freakin' song. :) after that I told my friend whos a singer ask her to sing it and she actually liked it too!
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    Greenbutterfly18
    Yes. This song reminds me to my x bf. While me and my husband having a problem. For he cheat me. And chossing the bicth than me. That's the reason I met this guy mr. "P" such a good guy. Treating me like a princess. But I was so hurt because I have to leave him for my husband. Coz my husband is coming back to me. I want to try a 2nd time around. But mr>"P" is being me not to leave he put some tattoo on his arm with my name. That's makes me confused now. I'm alone now. Thinking whoo will be the best man I should go with? I'm far with the two man I love. If I were you what should you do?
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    ChinaGrove
    I've known this beautiful Lady for 30 years, problem is we're never available at the same time. We have a daughter together. This song is a bond between us, to me. I first heard this song on tv, sent her a text and she was listening to it as well. That was the beginning of my heart aching every time I heard the lyrics. Crazy things happen through ones life, now you know mine.
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    pferde7
    It reminds of one of my old relationships and one of my brother's relationships. Awkward in some cases, but touching and true. In my relationship it was rocky, then broke up once, got together again, then broke up for good. In my brother's his girlfriend was weird in my opinion, but they got together over and over again after they broke up. They couldn't stay apart. I wish it was like that with my 1st ex. Sigh*.
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    snellk
    I have bpd and this song basically describes my life. I hate needing people all the time but I very much do. I have some awesome friends that try to stick with me through everything and I stabotage our relationship so I can feel the pain of fighting instead of the nothingness of a basic friendship. One day I hope they realize how much they really mean to me and have basically kept me alive the last three years. I don't think there are words to express that though.
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