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Theory Of A Deadman – Not Meant To Be lyrics
It's never enough to say I'm sorry
It's never enough to say I care
But I'm caught between what you
Wanted from me, and knowing
If I give that to ya
I might just disappear.

Nobody wins when everyone's losing

Oh, it's like

One step forward and two steps back
No matter what I do you're always mad
And I can't change your mind,

Oh, it's like

Trying to turn around on a one way street
I can't give you what you want
And it's killing me and I, I'm starting to see
Maybe we're not meant to be

It's never enough to say I love you
No, it's never enough to say I try
It's hard to believe that's there's
No way out for you and me
And it seems to be,
The story of our life

Nobody wins when everyone's losing

It's like one step forward and two steps back
No matter what I do you're always mad
And I can't change your mind, oh

It's like trying to turn around on a
One way street. I can't give
You what you want and it's killing me
And I, I'm starting to see
That maybe we're not meant to be

There's still time to turn this around
Should we be building this up
Instead of tearing it down
But I keep thinking
Maybe it's too late.

It's like one step forward
And two steps back,
No matter what I do
You're always mad
And I, can't change your mind, oh

It's like tryin to turn around
On a one way street
I can't give you what you want
And it's killing me and I,
I finally see,
Baby that we're not meant to be

It's like one step forward,
And two steps back,
No matter what I do
You're always mad,
And I, Baby I'm sorry to see,
Maybe that we're not meant to be
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    chambers88
    My girlfriend and I have been together for close to a year and a half and in the beginning things were kinda shaky but we fell in love. But she goes to school in a different city like 100 miles away. She comes back all the time and I see her all the time but every time she goes its like I lose her over and over. And she doesn't seem to love me anymore, well not when we're apart. I heard this song and connected with it immediately.
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    Unregistered
    I think sometimes we want someone so bad and want it all to be perfect that we fail ourselves. You keep thinking that your partner wants more and you aren't good enough. Maybe the partner that appears to never be satisfied is just scared, so afraid of getting hurt cause once she loves with her whole heart there is no going back. Sometimes what we think the other is thinking and feeling is wrong, it's only in our own head and we are too fixated on "assuming" instead of what the other is really thinking and feeling. Self doubt is a real destroyer :( this guy might be full of guilt and disapointment from his own past and feels he is not good enough for her, that she deserves better cause he knows she is the one. It's his own insecurity and self doubts that hold him back! :(
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    Lorenzamylove90
    Soo well you see I dated this guy name fernando so wuz in love with that guy but he treated me bad he hit me and made me feel bad about myself and I started to cut myself yes.! I was dumb for doing that but I met someone who changed my life her name is Lorenza yes I realize that what I was looking for was in a girl. I'm proud to say I'm bi yes now we going to get marry soon. And yes this is my love story.!
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    bicountrygirl93
    Well I'm only 16 but I feel completely in love with my fiance. He was the most amazing person ever. We fought a lot but seemed to make up the past week I go back and think about this song and I think it was about mine and his relationship. I couldn't do anything right for him anymore and well that one night we fought the worst he got killed in a car wreck. =( I lost him but this song reminds me so much of me and him. I knew we werent meant to be when we started the fighting. Sadly I miss him very much but I know if he was still here this song would be the song I would have played for him when I broke up with him. Though he is gone he is still in my loving memory. ~W. Are. B.~
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    Unregistered
    He's frustrated because he can't meet her expectations. She's hurt because he's not who he said he was. Both people know the relationship can't go on. Both people don't want to end it even though they know it's best in the long run. They know if they really tried they could make it work. But they are both feel hopeless and know it's easier to just give up. It kills her to hear him say it's not meant to be, but she knows it's true. She wishes he was honest about who he was in the beginning because she never would have entered into a relationship with him knowing who he really was. She's mad because he took that choice away from her by being dishonest about himself. He's left feeling inadequate and not good enough. Maybe he is. Tyler I still love you, but you are this guy.
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    Unregistered
    Sometimes, a person is so damaged that you can give them everything they want, everything they deserve, they have no idea how to respond. Then they do things that they know will push you away. They're shady, or they cheat, they lie. So you have to cut them loose. If not for your own sanity, then for their own well being.
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    Unregistered
    When you love someone so much and try your best to make her happy, but no matter what you do or how much you try she just can't be happy with you. She loves you too, but what you do just sets her off and she always gets angry. She wants to be happy with you too, and you try really hard so that both of you will be happy together. But maybe it's the circumstances or your characters that are not compatible and you just stop trying because it's so draining even though you love her. And then you let her go so that she will be happier.
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    Unregistered
    I think that sometimes you are meant to be with that special someone but the timing isn't quite right. It doesn't mean its not meant to be. Someone you both want the same things but are on a different page/stage. Outside pressures and stress add to a whole lot of build ups in eac of you that you take it out on that person you love most and can't live without. You realise it wasnt really "you or "him acting that way, its not who you really are but instead its how you buckle under pressure adn teh closest one to you suffers. I believe its never too late and if its meant to be follow your heart. The heart wants what the hearts wants!
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    Unregistered
    It makes me think about my situation. I'm in italy, my fianceè is in the army in the us. We see eachother like for summer, christmas and if we are lucky easter. I love him to death but I'm sure somehow I don't make him happy. It's probably my bad temper or my attitude, don't know. Now it's 2 days that we don't talk to each other and it's killing me.
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    Unregistered
    It seems to me that the guy loves the girl, but that he can't give her the commitment that she wants. Maybe they both agreed in the start of the relationship that was enough for both of them, but now they're finding out that it's not. He's heartbroken that he can't give her the love she wants and deserves, but for whatever reason, it's not possible for him to do it.
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    Unregistered
    I've been dating a guy for two weeks. Instead of bothering to actually take me on dates and work for my affection, he just asked me to be his girlfriend, based solely on the reason that "we're already friends. " I liked him to, so I agreed. He's my first boyfriend, I gave him my first kiss, and I'm no longer sure that it'll work out, because he dated a pretty slutty girl before me, so now he's trying to move way to fast. He's already using the "l" word, and trying to make out with me whenever we're alone, even though I've made it as clear as possible that I'm not ready for that yet. I'm scared to hurt him, but I'm scared to lose myself if I don't end it soon.
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    comedyqueen
    I'm now a freshman in High School and I'm now starting to think I'm not meant to be with this guy I was crushing on for awhile. I gave him so many chances threw 7th and 9th grade. He's dated other girls. He's only asked me out once. It seems like he likes me for a few weeks then he moves on. I'm over him and moving on even though I know he likes me again. I can relate to this song so much!
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    joeschmoe77
    My boyfriend and I have been together for six years. As his self-employment became unemployment, he became more and more angry. I could never do anything right. After finding a job just to pay the bills, he was still bitter because he hated his job. He's found a new job that requires him to travel at least 4 out of 7 days a week. I'm alone every day. We've never broken up, and we've never been engaged. We talk about marriage, but the more I'm with him, the less I want to get married. It makes me wonder if maybe we're not meant to be.
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    rockstarwv4
    This song means alot. I've been dating my boyfriend for a lil while now and I moved like 500 miles away from him. Were trying this long distance out. Its been hard. We've been fighting alot more. I wonder somtimes if we were meant to be. I really like him but I can't take when I'm always the one who makes him mad. I say sorry but it seems like its not enough. I really do love you Gabe.
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    court22
    @ joerocket -- that's pretty much the most pathetic thing I've ever heard, I just have to be honest with you. You're either 12 years old or a dirtball that can't get a real girlfriend. Sorry, there's no such thing as falling in love with a computer, that's just weird. Maybe you're "meetings" always fail because the person you're trying to meet is really a 50 year old man that has a weird fetish. It's just plain creepy what you wrote so see a psychiatrist.
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    joerocket
    I met this girl during a game of online poker, after a few months we were madly in love. After a while things got "stale". I never seen her in person, kissed or hugged her. We want to get together but its nearly impossible. After 8 months its getting harder and harder to find reasons to keep going. I never loved anyone so much in my life. We talk 3-4 hours almost everyday. Shes my everything. I want to do more then kiss her but if we do shes afraid she ll "disappear" "end the dry spell" but its not like that at all. I just want a physical reason to remember her by. Shes already got me mentally. We fight alot now 2 steps forward 3 steps back. She can't give me what I want and its killing me. I'm mad because I planned two trips to go see her, and both times I blew transmission out of car. Crashed my motorcycle, she planned a trip and her friend wrecked the car. I just want to be with the love of my life. But she doesn't seem to care. I love Lauren with all my heart but maybe were not meant to be.
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    Lovetorn
    This song can relate entirely to the relationship my ex-girlfriend and I had. We worked together and just fell for each other, I know they say trysts in the office don't work but we really had something and we really cared for each other but because of work I could not disclose it no matter how much we wanted to, if it was given I would have to leavr the company and go back to my country - disappear. I know this took a toll on our relationship, having to keep it a secret. I tried everything to make her happy, saying I love you stopped working, trying anything to make her happy was not working. She even admitted it that she found she just was miserable but still loved me when we ended it. It was just not meant to be.
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    hislove3
    I think my boyfriend would dedicate this song to me. If he were to hear he'll probably tell me about this song. Its my fault though no matter what he does for me I'm always mad. I feel real guilty I'm trying to change but hopefully this works out. I do love him alot and I don't want to lose him. So girls and guys, don't treat your boyfirend/girlfriend like crap because you don't know what you've got until you lose it.
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    ndalco
    This song nails me to a tee I mean like I am in love with the one guy and no matter what I try to do it never seems to work out and that he has a girlfriend it's killing me like yeah sure I want him to be happy and everything but just not happy with her. This song has so much raw emotion that cannot be put into words. It is a great song and truly everyone at somepoint in their life will relate to it.
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    luv2pur
    This song is about my boyfriend and I. We have been together for two years. We had a child and basically built a relationship off of that(sometimes things happen that way)he is an amazing daddy. But he likes things a certain way and I am kinda scattered. Half the time I can't do anything right. No matter what I do hes always mad. I try so hard. But I love you isn't enough I guess especially when weve taken so many steps back its hard to move forward. So I know its not meant to be but I will try as long as I can till he leaves or untill the best interest of our son changes. Because if we were to start fighting in front of our little boy things would have to drastically change. But anyway ty for reading this. Thank you theory of a deadman for producing it. It is my myspace profile song. Luv2pur.
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    Barqu
    To me, this song relates to me and my friend. We kind of had a thing, she was my world. But. Well after a lot of drama she dates my friend now. We were keeping things going, but. Well, this song is exactly what I feel now. Used to be so in love, now we can barely make it as friends. Heh, not ever sure if that's gonna happen. We still say we love each other, but everytime a question comes up. It seems we end up fighting. Doesn't matter what it is, it ends up, that there is an end in the future. And I'm supposed to stay single, but there is no way we would ever get back together. It doesn't matter what we do, how hard we try, we always end up fighting and worse off than before. There was a time when I could not have lived without her.
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    macksgirl
    The one step forward and two steps back dance is a very tiring one! Sometimes no matter how much you want things to work, you just end up hurting each other. If you can't communicate your true feelings and be willing to compromise with your loved one and really fit each other into your lives then there is no way you can be together and it's just not meant to be. The person meant to be in your life, you will bend over backwards for.
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    amberrx
    The songs kind of means that like.
    He can't give her exactly what she wants and they allways seem to fight about it and that hes starting to see since she thinks he can't give her what she really wants that they were meant to be togeather. .
    Me and my ex broke up because I made a mistake. And well the other night we went to a dance, and he said he liked me alot and he uttered the three word lie. And then he kissed me durring the song 'best I ever had' by state of shock, which is sort of the counter part to this song, it means the complete oposite. But anyway it was our song and we kissed and well I started falling for him allover again and then last night he decides to tell me he doesn't have feelings for me. And when I heard this song I thought it fit perfectly because, therees a distance between us and I couldn't give him everything that he would have needed and I guess it meant we werent meant to be.
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    Halii
    I Love This Song! Me and my ex-boyfrand Jordin Tyler Gilliland broke up May of last year and I'm still not over him. When I first heard this song, I found out that he got a new girlfand. I cryed, and cryed and cryed. Now everytime I hear this song I think of him. Cause like everything I do is wrong in so many ways!(in his eyes) But in everyone elses I'm the good guy. Maybe I should forget about him! Idk?
    Love, Halii.
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