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My Chemical Romance – I Don't Love You lyrics
Well when you go
Don't ever think I'll make you try to stay
And maybe when you get back
I'll be off to find another way

When after
all this time that you still owe
You're still, a good-for-nothing I don't know
So take your gloves and get out
Better get out

While you can

When you go
Would you even turn to say
"I don't love you
Like I did
Yesterday"

Sometimes I cry so hard from pleading
So sick and tired of all the needless beating
But baby when they knock you
Down and out
Is where you oughta stay

And after all the blood that
you still owe
Another dollar's just another blow

So fix your eyes and get up
Better get up
While you can
Whoa
, whooa

When you go
Would you even turn to say
"I don't love you
Like I did
Yesterday"

Well come on, come on

When you go
Would you have the guts to say
"I don't love you
Like I loved you
Yesterday"

I don't love you
Like I loved you
Yesterday

I don't love you
Like I loved you
Yesterday
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  • l
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    littledarlin1972
    I think that the song is about two lovers spltting up, and its like they are in a boxing ring towards the end all they do is fight but he just wants her to stop fighting and admit that the reason they are spliting is not the fact that they fight but she doesn't love him the way she used to, but she aint got the guts to tell him she gone off him, but he knows the reason but she leaving sayin an excuse that they just don't get on ne more, he wants her to have the balls to tell him the truth.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This happened to me, so I think it's really accurate. In that position, you just want the other to tell the truth, that they just grew apart, that they no longer love you as they used to. It's the most painful thing to be with someone who doesn't love you anymore. So all you want is for them to find the courage to say, "i don't love you like i did yesterday" because you yourself can't say it. You still love them. To the point where, you want to let them go, because they no longer love you. That's what this song has become to me.
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  • AndrewBarton
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    AndrewBarton
    I can relate to this, my first girlfriend, well she cheated on me about a billion times and all I did was forgive her eventuly I told her ¨can you even still say you love me¨ well she never replied I broke up with her, and she kept asking to get back together and I told her to ¨F*ck off, and get away from me¨. Well she didn't love me like she did yeserday.
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  • z
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    zanjoehh
    I can totally relate with this song. I used to be so obsessed with my ex girlfriend and do whatever she wants me to do. I was being fooled, she cheated on me twice. How blind I was the first time she did that and forgave her easily. The second time was different, I felt like she doesn't deserve my love and my every effort or maybe my love for her has already died.
    Eventually, I broke up with her by saying "i don't love you like i did yesterday!".
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is about a relationship that didn't work out. Whether it was friendship, platonic, or romantic, it still conveys the same message; they used to care for each other, but now it just isn't meant to be.

    When they first met, they obviously cared for each other and got together/became good friends. However, as time went on, they grew to realize that maybe they weren't meant for each other. They're fighting and crying until one of them (Gerard in this situation) realizes the truth; it's done, it's over, and (s)he needs to move on. They don't love each other like they did before.
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  • 13lue62
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    13lue62
    Well. This is from my own experience, all my meanings are. Check out my others for three days grace songs. Ok anyway. From my own experience. You're loving this guy alot and he just leaves you and doesn't even say good bye or, "I don't love you," and you're still hanging on to him and he doesn't want anything to do with you but yea. If you get anything I'm saying. Well then good.
    Thanks for reading, check out my other meanings.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is about knowing when you need to stop a relationship, to say goodbye and move on. It still hurts to leave someone, because you once loved them dearly, but if they've done something regrettable or you don't think it's working out, you need to be true to yourself. If someone's messing around with you, don't put up with it! Definitely watch the video if you want a deeper meaning, but I think the lyrics are pretty straightforward. Love this song!
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  • s
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    shaesworld
    My chemical romance managed to make a more beautiful and heartbreaking love story in 4 minutes than stephanie myer did in 4 books and 5 movies.
    Whenever I here this song my heart breaks, it is honestly the most beautiful songs.
    I reckon it means like these people are completely in love but the girl is having second thoughts and like shes trying to hide it because she really cares for this guy, but it's showing ad he can tell. So eventually she's getting more and more emotionless when theyre together and he realises that she doesn't love him anymore. At least not like she used to. So eventually he decides he has to leave her and before he leaves he says "when you go, will you have the guts to say i don't love you like i loved you yesterday" like when you pick up the guts to leave me, will you be able to tell me the truth?
    When he leaves, she realises that she did truly care about him, even though she may not have loved him the same way anymore. And so she's sad because she screwed up something she'll never be able to get back.
    Omfg I'm getting teary writing this. Heart broken I swear to god. This song is just so beautiful, well done mcr.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is for the broken-hearted. It tells about a picture-perfect relationship, shattered by reality. "i don't love you like i did yesterday. " those are words that hurt so much when said to the one who loved truly. The boy is fed up with being toyed around, and he's trying to be indifferent, when the truth is, he really is deeply affected. I love how my chemical romance portrayed it in the song. I can't get my eyes off the screen. I've played the music video over and over again, and when gerard's broken face gets a close-up, I promise to myself I would never make a guy do that face. Well played, mcr, well played.
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  • melyra92
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    melyra92
    You are right naughty girl. This song is amazing. And makes me thought of something bad happened to me. I got dumped once, and he was like wanna get screwed me. He is Mean!
    Thank god he dump me. Or else I will be a f*g death meat.
    He dump me cuz he was like full of stupid jealousy!
    Hate him till death.
    Man out there!, do not be like him.
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  • m
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    missrocksalot
    Well this song means alot to me but not for the same reason you guys are saying, I love this guy, who lead me on and made me think that he had feelings for me to, my best friend kept trying to get me to go out with him and then they all went behind me and started going out. So he didint love me like he made me think he did, and now he's dating my best friend. So this song means alot to me because he didint have the guts to say that he didint love me like he did a few months ago.
    Its a sad song but it makes me feel better when I'm depressed with that s*t they're puting me through.
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    gustuv_rodrigo
    Ok so what I think this means is like this could be for a boy or a girl but lets say that there in a relationship and the guy or the girl is madly in love with there partner but there partner doesn't really love them like they did when they first started going out or after a fight like when it says When you go would you have the guts to say "I don't love you like I loved you yesterday" its showing like that something happend really bad or something. But I think that its a good song.
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    Aftab
    I think its about a lost and confuesed love. Both know that things have changed and are not like the past, even their Love. Boy thinks that the girl left him without thinking about the future, and what may happen next. Boy thinks that the girl owe him lots of time and money and blood that I think is a symbol of life. Boy thinks that she left him for someone who doesn't care about her, he says that its better for her to leave, but it was so better if at first she told to him that she doesn't love him like she did in the past. It was better if she dare to tell him.
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  • ticktocktick
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    ticktocktick
    I'll have to admit that this is one awesome song. It's what happens all the time, I'm sure almost everyone has had a breakup. I'm sure most of us know how it feels like when the joy to being with your loved one isn't there anymore. It's just like mentioned in the previous comment. It's reality.
    This song is basically about someone who doesn't love the other one the same way as before.
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    smashpickle
    Funny how all you Emo kids don't even know what this album is about. For the record, it is a concept album about a man dying of cancer. As in. Every song relates to his (ending) life. This song isn't about a simple breakup; it's not your middle-school pseudo-relationship melodrama. This is about a man who is confronting his former lover as she pulls away from him while he is dying. It's about losing his vitality and energy as he succumbs to death, and how his girl draws away from him as the basis of their relationship dissolves under the barrage of chemo.
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    sherlock89
    This song is frickin depressing. It's the typical boy likes girl likes boy thing, and when they just started going out everything was all sparkly and fine and dandy but it wasn't an official r/n. But later one party (say the boy) starts losing the love he/she had while the other party (girl) is still hopelessly clinging onto what they had. So when boy turns all cold without a reason and finally leaves, girl wants to at least hear from boy to admit that he once loved her and treated her like a goddess.
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      I think that the song is about two lovers spltting up, and its like they are in a boxing ring... Read more →
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