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Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love lyrics
Closed off from love
I didn't need the pain
Once or twice was enough
And it was all in vain
Time starts to pass
Before you know it you're frozen

Ooooh...

But something happened
For the very first time with you
My heart melted to the ground
Found something true
And everyone's looking 'round
Thinking I'm going crazy

Oooh,

But I don't care what they say
I'm in love with you
They try to pull me away

But they don't know the truth
My heart's crippled by the vein
That I keep on closing
You cut me open and I

Keep bleeding
I Keep, keep bleeding love
I keep bleeding
I keep, keep bleeding love
Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
You cut me open and I

Oooh, oooh...

Trying hard not to hear
But they talk so loud
Their piercing sounds fill my ears
Try to fill me with doubt

Yet I know that their goal
Is to keep me from falling

Hey, yeah!

But nothing's greater
Than the rush that comes with your embrace
And in this world of loneliness
I see your face
Yet everyone around me
Thinks that I'm going crazy
Maybe, maybe

But I don't care what they say
I'm in love with you
They try to pull me away
But they don't know the truth
My heart's crippled by the vein
That I keep on closing
You cut me open and I

Keep bleeding
I Keep, keep bleeding love
I keep bleeding
I keep, keep bleeding love
Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
You cut me open and I

And it's draining all of me
Oh they find it hard to believe
I'll be wearing these scars
For everyone to see

I don't care what they say
I'm in love with you
They try to pull me away
But they don't know the truth
My heart's crippled by the pain
That I keep all closed in
You cut me open and I

Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
I keep bleeding
I keep, keep bleeding love
Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
You cut me open and I

Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
I keep bleeding
I keep, keep bleeding love
Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
You cut me open and I
Keep bleeding
Keep, keep bleeding love
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  • a
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    Aiakya
    I think this song is about how she had bad relationships in the past and how after each one she was able to heal the scar it left, but each time it left her heart frozen. Then she met someone new, someone who was able to melt her cold heart and everyone around her is trying to stop her because they see the same thing happening again, but she doesn't care anymore because she just wants to feel love. No matter how many times it leaves her scarred and broken, she just wants to feel love, that's why she's constantly bleeding love.
    The crazy thing is. I can actually really relate to this song. It's kinda how my heart is now. I'm falling in love with someone and I'm not even sure where the two of us stand since he is away at training and communicating is kinda hard. And it hearts to be falling in love with someone, not sure if they feel the same way, it just feels like I'm just waiting to get my heart ripped to shreds.
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    crazygirl13
    I think this song is abot how the ending of her past relationships never hurt his badly. Its about how she was so in love with sombody who just ended it with her, that it feels like he is cutting her open and she can't stop bleeding love. And when she talks about their pirecing voices, and how they are only trying to keep her from falling. I think that part is about her friends trying to talk her out of loving him and trying to cheer her up, but all she really wants to do is love him, even though he doesn't love her.
    I kind of know how she feels. Because a few months ago, a guy that I am absoulutly crazy about dumped me. And it hurt so bad. None of my freinds know that it still hurts, that I am still "bleeding love". But I am. And it sucks.
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  • b
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    BooBooMyLove
    This song, she's talking about God.
    She realizes her sins and now she finally has seen God's love.
    That's when she says that she doesn't care what others say because God has cut her open to help her see what she's been doing.
    When she says that she'll be wearing her scars for everyone to see, its her testimony to say that god is real!
    And that the world doesn't know the truth. That people call her crazy but she knows whats best. Because even though the world keeps trying to pull her away, she'll always have God, and she doesn't care what people say.
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  • ChrisFishA-CrossRiff
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    ChrisFishA-CrossRiff
    If no one was to ever post a negative comment, then it would be a compliment board, rather than comment. Technically this is a meaning board. So let's not get too technical. Negativity toward something is a human emotion. I'm not a fan of it, so I give it my true review. If the artist were to see the board (I seriously doubt it) she'd get false information and think everyone loves the song.
    I write lyrics. Pretty often. And I let people see them. Sometimes positive; sometimes negative. But it doesn't hurt my feelings because they're being truthful.
    So my opinion toward the song still stands-as does yours. How about commenting on some of my (or other people's) positive reviews or actual meanings to songs.
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    tamra
    I think that people don't want her to date this someone and from the chorus she doesn't care what they say. Hmm. In the video looks like they got in a fight in the beginning and the guy left and the girl was gonna go tell him (the chorus) but it was too late. I love her! And I so do not think her voice is annoying I think people are just hating!
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  • lahela
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    lahela
    Perhaps its a bit literal of me, but I'm thinking that this song is about closing yourself off to love and all it's pain. But then just as you least expect it, and no matter how hard you try to fight it, someone comes along and breaks down the walls that you found yourself building around your heart. "My heart's crippled by the vein that I keep on closing. You cut me open and I keep bleeding..." its like saying that despite the fact that you've been closed off for so long, and no matter how you try to fight the feeling, it's there. And it doesn't seem to end.
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  • c
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    cbbabygurl2
    This song is very meaningful it shows that a person will keep on loving you no matter how much it hurts n that not everyone will accept but you love that person anyways cuz they don't understand that feeling yo have for that person and even thogh he's not perfect he's all yo want to be with. You don't choose who yo want to fall in love with so when you fall in love no matter what you keep bleedin their love.
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  • m
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    Makaila_08
    I really love this song it reminds me of someone who I secretly loved for the past year and 5 months. I love the line when she's like: "I don't care what they say, I'm in love with you." I am in love with the person ans everyone has tried to pull me away from him. He loves me too and is obvious about it. I keep on bleedin his love.
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  • m
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    MegDonalds
    I think this song is about someone who has been in some bad relationships before that didn't work out so she just decided to give up on love. Once some time goes by it gets easier and easier to live without love, you just get used to it. Before you know it your frozen. Then she met someone who she fell in love with but the people who know her don't want to her to get hurt again so they are telling her to be careful and reminding her about how people are so she doesn't let herself fall in love so fast. But once you're heart's been "frozen" for so much time falling in love feels so great, like its been brought back to life, ripped open and just pouring out love. I think what she is saying is that she can't help it, she's already in love with him. Hes already gotten to her heart and no matter what now she's going to be in love with him, weather its a good idea or not.
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  • l
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    loveisonlyafairytale
    This song, to me, means that she's been hurt too many times by some one she really loves and she just doesn't know how to get over him. She doesn't want to listen to or accept anything that everyone is trying to tell her about how she deserves better and that if he had really loved her he wouldn't have done anything to hurt her. It's just crazy that no matter how many times the person you love with all ur heart breaks ur heart, that you will still love him with all the tiny pieces. Love hurts and sometimes it is worth it ut sometimes you just need to let them go and find a better love.
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  • c
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    camm
    I feel like this song is so relieving. When I listen to it I think about the time when my heart got broken. She does a really good job of describing the pain of being in love, or the pain of loving someone even if they don't seem to love you back. Although this is true, I feel like this song has become closure for her (if it's about a true situation).
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  • p
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    Penelopegodadalton
    This beautiful song means the world to me; it is about my love for a man. Whom is lost in his own smoke filled paranoid world. My love and my heart will never stop I miss him every hour of the day. The joy and love I feeel when hearing from him is bittersweet. I am doomed. I can't turn my love off it churns deep in my stomach welling up never to be quietened or drowned it is the only real truth in my life.
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  • s
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    Silent1
    This song is about a person who has refrained from a relationship for a long time due to being hurt in the past. Nothing lasts forever and this person has realized that and put a wall around their feelings so they do not become attached to another which keeps them from falling into another relationship and getting hurt agian. But they have met someone that the wall wasn't big enough to keep out and feelings began to erupt that hadn't been felt in a long time. Now no matter how hard they try those feelings keep bleeding out through that wall and its changing their isolated emotionless stroll through life. Their is no mention of anyone cheating or doing anything to hurt her. She just couldn't help but to fall in love no matter how hard she tried not too.
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    voguea
    I have totally same experience with cutibutt.
    "i traveled half way around the world to be with the one i loved. but only to find out he is with someone else. at the airport i called him for the last time."
    he promised me that everything gonna be okay and we will be together very soon, but it never happend.
    This song remind me of that bitter feeling. But love this song too.
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  • b
    + 2
    butterfly_kisses
    After some heartaches, you don't actually think that love will still come. But like what the song says, someone will eventually come and still be able to sweep you off your feet. People close to you will keep you from falling to save you form another heartache. But there's just soemething between you and that person that makes you think "hey, i think he's worth the chance of falling in love again". :)
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  • b
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    bdoney
    This song is about how she's been hurt in the past by love and that she stopped trying, then she meets a guy and falls fast and totally opens up to him. All of her friends things she's being crazy because of how fast she's going but. Her heart has been crippled because she keeps closing it, but this guy "cut's it open" and she doesn't try to make it stop she lets it "keep bleeding" because she's in love with him, despited what anyone else says.
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  • s
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    sherlock89
    In this song the guy is a real b*d, probably abusing the girl who's completely head over heels in love with him. While everyone else, prolly her friends, can tell that the guy is a good for nothing prick and keep telling her that he's not worth it and pull her away from him, she doesn't listen. Best part it she knows he's bad but she willingly subjects herself to all the pain he's putting her through just to be with him. Man that sucks so bad.
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  • a
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    Aymie_Georgeva
    Haha I think it's tha same here too, this song makes me think about what's going on. But I think the meaning is like: the guy is like hurting her, and doesn't understand, how she deeply feels for him. And she's lossing love cause he doesn't realize it. She doesn't care what her peers say about him either if their saying he's not worth the hurt, or not a good guy at all. They try to pull her away cause they don't want her to be hurt by his stupidity. She's bleeding more and more, she tries to numb herself, [her heart is crippled] and it hurts her more.
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  • m
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    mikoteoh
    I guess the meaning of this song is that there's this girl who loves this guy so much that he keeps on hurting her feeling by having an affair with another girl. Something like what callagurl08 think. It's just like what happened to me though. I love this guy so much that I could do just anything for him but he keeps on hurting me by telling that there's alot of girls who liked her and everything and at last I caught him kissing and trying to make out with her in the house. This song really means alot to me. I kept on bleeding in love after what happened to me.
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  • w
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    wish_he_was_mine
    Like callagurl that's what I think the song is about. I love the video it's kinda true, the guy I love more than myself(I'm not vain I just am ok with myself)does that to me but worse, we're not dating he doesn't love me. He hates me he told me I can make you so sad that you'll probably commit suicide and now I feel like doing that. I tried the bath tub thing it hurt so I gasped for air.
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  • soupergirlandladlelass
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    soupergirlandladlelass
    Again, this is the Sauceror and The French Frier searching for recruits. We are looking to enrol evil, overweight people (preferably obese) with a thirst for evil. We will help you discover your hidden evil and teach how to become truly evil. So, get in touch if you want to be like us, check out our avatar.
    So, we are cool. Like leona lewis, she is so evil with her terribly awful songs.
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  • s
    + 2
    Sweeety
    Yeah I love this song. This is song emphazises the girl who had been cheated on but can't let go her feeling cause it's frozen, Due to the love the she had for him. She ended up having a scar that would never fade away that everybody will notice. Everybody think she's crazy and trying to pull her out in the situation, no one can't she had this endless love feeling for this guy. What a lucky guy.
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  • c
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    Candy74
    I totally agree with you "justmylife"! I broke up with someone and I moved 500 miles away. I regret it because it is too late and Its been 7 years and I do still love him. I had this great thing and I chickened out instead of going for it! Everyone told me he would hurt me and so I broke up with him before he had the chance to hurt me. Stupid me! After 7 years it still hurts like it was yesterday. I always wonder if he would of hurt me worse than I've been hurting already for walking away.
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  • mandymay21
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    mandymay21
    I think that it is telling what girls go through when they date a guy. For example, people get envious and lie to get them to break up with them. When the guy is supposed to come for a date, and doesn't show on time, you think he's dumped you or the rumors are true. (girl in bathtub) I sholuld know, I just broke up with what I thought was the best guy in the world, he broke up with me because someone told him I was seeing another guy. Love hurts.
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  • GRUMPy408
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    GRUMPy408
    This song is about a girl that is hurt deep inside. She doesn't care what other people think about her or him she just wants them to be happy. But also she is mad at this guy because he should be doing the same thing. This is a very good song because it shows you that love is love no matter what people think, and nothing should come in between the love that people share.
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  • mandymay21
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    mandymay21
    I think that it is telling what girls go through when they date a guy. For example, people get envious and lie to get them to break up with them. When the guy is supposed to come for a date, and doesn't show on time, you think he's dumped you or the rumors are true. (girl in bathtub) I sholuld know, I just broke up with what I thought was the best guy in the world, he broke up with me because someone told him I was seeing another guy. Love hurts.
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  • m
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    musikjunkie
    I think the song is about a girl who loves a guy that nobody wants her to be with. The girl has been in love before, but with him, something is different. And athough he is not good to her, or even good for her, she cannot stop how she feels and keeps bleeding love. The friends are only trying to protect her from herself as she is not capable of walking away.
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  • g
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    goul22boy
    I think this song is about how she got dumped by her boy friend and then she can't stop lovving him and he just keeps playling her friends try to tell her to stop its no use its all just fake but she doesn't want to belive the fact that they actually are right and wants to get over him but can't because her love is to powerful its exactley what I'm going threw exept I'm a guy and got dumped by a girl.
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    Toni Wyatt
    I like to interpret this song as song by Jesus as He's hanging on the cross. I think this spin gives "bleeding love" a whole new meaning. It also provides a very real look at our position as ones who injure and pierce Him, yet even through His blood He loves us. Sadly, I believe this is a secular song and I think its meaning takes a much darker road. If you really read the lyrics, this song could leave you with one sad realization. That it is actually about a woman who is being abused by a lover. With friends trying to "pull her away" and "keep her from falling," along with the actually lyrics "You cut me open and I keep bleeding love." It's obvious that this song is directed towards a lover, and I'd say even more that the lover has harmed them either physically, verbally, or emotionally. I know this is a pretty dark take on it, but consider it for a moment. I like this meaning because it's very real to the emotions of a woman being abused by one she loves.
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    Unregistered
    Oh. Easy. It's about my kid(5l end the people they hang out with. I'm a control freak but only a lyttle and it's for a good cause. I have to hide who. I truly am. Must doux every little thing possible in my power to ¢ ll it that my kid(5l won't they can't ohno I must iwill ohheavenhelp yes. I must prevent the dismantl1ng of me. Cause what if they discover.
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    Unregistered
    It reminds me of a love I once had and to see her with another is heartbreaking cause I still have hope. Hope that she will fight for me and save me and my world. I think about her all day long and this wbpge keeps us together. Our love is strong and she is my true love she will always be my one and only. I am here cause I love her too much. I need her to be reminded of true love. She is the one I always look for. On the intrnt outside in every film everywhere cause the fantasy of her challenges me and keeps me focused. I know what she needs. I know her cause she's mine and always will be. Hi honey. I miss you:. D
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    Unregistered
    The song reminds me of my heartbreaks. The tune gives me strength to overcome my fears of love and it helps me move on. Now, I'm not scared anymore, if another love might fail in my life this song is the one I would choose to relate it. Our lives are full of songs so lets spread our feeling. Lol. Its weird because I'm jst fifteen and I can say this things.
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    Unregistered
    No matter how hurt you feel deep inside, you'll keep loving him/her 'cause you know that you can't be without them. Whether they love you back or not. In this case, people who care about you tries to make you forget them, yet all you can do is listen yo your heart which has love only for them ^^*. Love this song eventhough I'm madly in love & doesn't matter what he feels for me.
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    Unregistered
    Is about a girl who desperately needs gods love but her friends think she is crazy for believing in something that is unreal to them. They try to tell her that god doesn't exist and she believes them instead. But she as starts to realize gods love again her friends try to pulls her away from him and she tells them that they don't know the truth about god. But they abuse her and cut her open, but all she does is bleed gods love. She has scars that show everyone that she has bled gods love and has been saved.  
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    Unregistered
    I can tell you my personal experience and how it relates to this song. After several failed attempts at love, I moved away and found the right person. But he showed no interest in me whatsoever as a friend, until my last year at this school. I hadn't listened to other people when they told me to give up on him, and it ended up turning out how I liked, except that I had to move back to my old school, where I now found new love.
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    Unregistered
    Well you fall in love with the one person you want to spend your life with. But you do and it turns out badly sometimes. Then you feel like someone is ripping your heart out and you can never get it back. But the more you want everything to be perfect the more it falls apart and you just don't know what to do anymore. You feel like your whole world is ending because the person you thought you knew, is just another guy to break your heart into a million pieces and just leave.
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    brandsxrawrr
    Okay so I really love this song and its something I'm going through. When it really happens to you and you hear this song it hurts because its the whole truth and I love him with all my heart but alot of people are trying to fill me with doubts so I broke ^ with him and I broke his heart='(and it broke my heart too. But should I try and get him back.? And should I believe these rumors and doubts about him? That's what this song is about. But my life isn't a song. Its reality.
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  • l
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    Laura09
    This song is about a girl that doesn't care what people think about her with this guy. Everyone around is talking and she is not listening. Like she says in the song, " i don't care what they say i'm in love you". This song is so real and a lot of people can relate to this song. I can no one likes me with my boyfriend but I don't care what they say I'm in love with him.
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    TraceyH
    I was married once before, my 2nd husband is leaving me now, just after we had to be seperated for over two years because my daughter accused her stepdad of molesting her. Feeling love, feeling your heart tear apart when it is first taken from you. I remained faithful and loyal to my 2nd husband during the time we were apart and it was a rush to see him again, I still loved, love him. He fell out of love with me during that time and it wasn't until recently that he owned up to these feelings- that should be the definition of "bleeding love".
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  • s
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    shaleilei
    When your world is full of despair and sorrow, all you have is the person who stands beside you, but it's not always easy finding them. A woman who can no longer bare a life of love filled with such pain has put it aside. She has become “ frozen” with the pain so much to the extent were she feels pleased. One day, someone comes along to turn her frozen love into a blazing passion, but with happiness comes doubt. Her friends deplore the fact shes' finally found someone who loves her because they don't want to see her relapse back into her past. As she heeds those thoughts, she resists them. Once you have found someone you can love, life itself lies with them.
    And I do not have dress code all the time! :)
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  • m
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    Marron
    Ohhh. I love this song very much. Its just like me and my bf I broke him up coz of things I can't take anymore but I love him that much till, my frends told me that was the right thing to do but till now I just can't move on thinking that might we will be in each other again. But the question is can I forgive him for all the heartaches he'd made? Ohh.
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  • s
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    sobop
    Wow. I didn't take it as an abusive relationship. But that's pretty interesting interpetation and does make since. However I see it as her keeping her guards up since she was broken hearted before and afraid to do the whole love thing again. And then finally someone makes her fall again. And being I'm a lesbian. I take it-in the song- that there are others not agreeing with the relationship. However that's how I relate to this song.
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  • m
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    mArkGeL08
    I ♥ this song, it seems lyk the girl really love his bf, no matter what or who he is, no words can change the true meaning of love.
    For me, if you really love a person you're not going to listen to what others saying bout him/her. What I mean is you can listen but don't take it seriously if you know that the person you really love can change and we also need to know that changes comes from within. You don't need to force your love one to change, just accept him/her for who and what he/she is.
    Mark_gel. 08.
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  • b
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    bernavitug
    I do have a husband and I still fell for someone in the office. I really love the song esp. The chorus. " i dont care wat dey say but im in love with you. they try to pull me away but they don't know the truth. my heart's crippled by the vein that i keep on closing" hay. That starts me bleeding in love. I love them both. So sad.
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    zhekai_cutegirl
    , hmmm, not totally bleeding love, but I love this song especially ung refrain, the first time I heard it, oh my this song was fitted for me, for our situation., I don't care what dey say I'm inlove with you, dey try to pull me away but dey don't know the truth. This was my favorite part, dey always try to pull me awy but still i8m standing I don't want to live him, I really love him.
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    iluvbrandon101
    This song has the best meaning. This is me and my boyfriend's song, cuz we break and make up. Sometimes I wonder that mabye we not susope to be together. But no matter what happens I stiil love him. I'll always love him. We have been dateing for 12 years, and we broke up once. I mean yes we fight but we still love each other at the end. So if you ever want a song to describe a break up, this song it. I love you brandon 4 ever and always.
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  • b
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    beanyfruitsaladsocky
    Ewww I got the shivers when I listenned to this, I had to plug my sock puppets ears and make it a fruit salad to make it happy again. Once my nightmares were over I went on a g* truck ride with a terrorist and goofy. Goood tiimmesss. But who bleeeddsss! Ewwwiiieee uh my moomies coming, G2g! For another truck ride. Shhh! Don't let her find out! Toodles my noodles!
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    love02
    Yeah, they are about to separate each other but bcoz they believe they love each other so much that's why they are still together. The boy seem to hurt the girl emotionally that coz her heart to keep bleeding but this girl despite the all the pain this boy is doing to her. Still keeps holding on and believing to their ralationship no matter how hard and painful. She's living only to this her boy. Martyr.
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