Skinny Love

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Skinny Love
(Lyrics)
Come on skinny love just last the yearPour a little salt we were never hereMy, my, my, my, my, my, my, myStaring at the sink of blood and crushed veneerI tell my love to wreck it allCut out all the ropes and let me fallMy, my, my, my, my, my, my, myRight in the moment this order 's tallAnd I told you to be patientAnd told you to be fineAnd I told you to be balancedAnd I told you to be kindIn the morning I 'll be with youBut it will be a different "kind"I 'll be holding all the ticketsAnd you 'll be owning all the finesCome on skinny love what happened hereSuckle on the hope in lite brassiereMy, my, my, my, my, my, my, mySullen load is full; so slow on the splitAnd I told you to be patientAnd I told you to be fineAnd
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She knows maybe she should let him go, but loves him so much that the fear of leaving will only speed up his slow suicide. So she lives in pain and terror, worrying about him every second and begging him to hold on and be well. I believe that by “skinny” he means that he has done so much damage to the relationship, that there is next to nothing left, as far as ever having a trusting partnership with the correct kind of love. She has taken on more of a parenting role or a caretaker and his love for her is more of a selfish one; as if she were one of his drugs that he has to have. Since the drugs have numbed him to being fully aware of how much he has hurt her, he won 't know until he 's better how much he put her through. But she is there and says she will continute to be to clean up all the messes if he will recover. I 'm sure in recovery he learned that he needed to let her go. The passionate love was so "skinny" that it could probably never be recovered. She loved him unselfishly and he loved her very selfishly. I have been in a relationship with my girlfriend for three years and when she listens to this song and its lyrics, it gets her thinking. She thinks she is the girl in the lyrics because in her mind I was really bad by not paying enough attention to her, but I know that’s just an excuse. In any relationship, people sometimes feel they are not good enough. Also, in any relationship, it is sometimes easy to give to much, or take too much. That is the nature
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