don't wanna break up again
Ariana Grande Lyrics


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Mm

I fall asleep cryin'
You turn up the TV
You don't wanna hear me
One more sleepless night
Big day in the morning
So, I take my time to self-soothe

I'm too much for you
So I really gotta do
The thing I don't wanna do
No, I don't, don't, don't, don't

I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart
To keep breakin' yours again (yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (up again, up again, up again), baby

I made it so easy
Spent so much on therapy
Blamed my own codependency
But you didn't even try
When you finally did, it was at the wrong time
Won't abandon me again for you and I

I'm too much for you (I)
So I really gotta do
The thing I don't wanna do
No, I don't, don't, don't, don't

I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart (breakin' my heart)
To keep breakin' yours again (yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (up again, up again, up again)

We both know it's time
So we say goodbye
Just one kiss goodbye
With tears in our eyes
Hope you won't, won't regret me
Hope you'll still think fondly of our little life

I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart (breakin' my heart)
To keep breakin' yours again (yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (up again, up again, up again), baby

(Hah, hah, hah)
(Hah, hah, hah) don't wanna break up again (breakin' my heart)
I don't wanna, baby




Situationship has to end (know it has to end)
Just can't refuse

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Don't Wanna Break Up Again" by Ariana Grande delve into the emotional turmoil and complexities of a deteriorating relationship that is on the verge of ending. The song starts with a poignant scene where the singer is depicted as falling asleep crying while their partner turns up the TV, indicating a sense of disconnect and avoidance of facing their problems. The lyrics convey a sense of emotional pain and exhaustion, with the mention of sleepless nights and the need for self-soothing before confronting the impending breakup.


Amidst the realization that they are "too much" for their partner, the singer acknowledges the necessity of ending the relationship as it appears unsustainable and emotionally draining. Despite their reluctance to hurt their partner, the singer grapples with the heartbreaking decision to break up in order to protect themselves and acknowledge the toxic nature of their "situationship." The repetition of "I don't wanna" reflects the inner conflict and the internal battle between the desire to end the relationship and the fear of causing further pain.


The lyrics further explore the dynamics of the relationship, with the singer reflecting on investing time and effort into therapy to address their own issues, only to be met with a lack of effort and understanding from their partner. The mention of codependency and the partner's belated attempts to change at the wrong time suggest a pattern of unfulfilled promises and emotional neglect, adding to the complexity of the decision to break up. The lyrics convey a sense of resignation and acceptance of the inevitable end of the relationship, despite the lingering hope for a different outcome.


As the song progresses towards its conclusion, the singer and their partner acknowledge that it is time to say goodbye, culminating in a bittersweet moment of parting with a single kiss and tears in their eyes. The lyrics express a mix of emotions ranging from regret and heartbreak to a sense of closure and acceptance of the need to move on. The repeated refrain of not wanting to mess with their partner's head highlights the internal struggle of wanting to protect them while still acknowledging the need to end the relationship for their own well-being. Ultimately, the lyrics capture the poignant and conflicted emotions surrounding the difficult decision to break up, highlighting the complexities of love and letting go.


Line by Line Meaning

I fall asleep cryin'
I often cry myself to sleep


You turn up the TV
You distract yourself by turning up the TV


You don't wanna hear me
You choose not to listen to me


One more sleepless night
Another night of not being able to sleep


Big day in the morning
Tomorrow is an important day


So, I take my time to self-soothe
I spend time calming myself down


I'm too much for you
I know I am too overwhelming for you


So I really gotta do
I have to make a difficult decision


The thing I don't wanna do
I have to do something I wish I didn't have to


No, I don't, don't, don't, don't
I really do not want to do it


I don't wanna break up again
I do not want to go through another breakup


This situationship has to end
Our relationship dynamic needs to change


But I just can't refuse
But I can't bring myself to say no


We both know it's time
We are both aware that it's time to part ways


So we say goodbye
We bid farewell


Just one kiss goodbye
A final kiss before parting


Hope you won't, won't regret me
I hope you won't regret our relationship


Hope you'll still think fondly of our little life
I hope you'll have good memories of our time together




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Ariana Grande, Max Martin, Ilya Salmanzadeh

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Mm

[Verse 1]
I fall asleep cryin'
You turn up the TV
You don't wanna hear me
One more sleepless night
Big day in the morning
So, I take my time to self-soothe

Pre-Chorus]
I'm too much for you
So I really gotta do
The thing I don't wanna do
No, I don't, don't, don't, don't

Chorus]
I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart
To keep breakin' yours again (Yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (Up again, up again, up again), baby


[Verse 2]
I made it so easy
Spent so much on therapy
Blamed my own codependency
But you didn't even try
When you finally did, it was at the wrong time
Won't abandon me again for you and I, I

Pre-Chorus]
I'm too much for you
So I really gotta do
The thing I don't wanna do
No, I don't, don't, don't, don't

Chorus]
I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart (Breakin' my heart)
To keep breakin' yours again (Yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (Up again, up again, up again)

We both know it's time
So we say goodbye
Just one kiss goodbye
With tears in our eyes
Hope you won't, won't regret me
Hope you'll still think fondly of our little life

[Chorus]
I don't wanna fuck with your head
It's breakin' my heart (Breakin' my heart)
To keep breakin' yours again (Yours again, yours again, yours again)
This situationship has to end
But I just can't refuse
I don't wanna break up again (Up again, up again, up again), baby

[Outro]
(Hah, hah, hah)
(Hah, hah, hah) Don't wanna break up again (Breakin' my heart)
I don't wanna, baby
Situationship has to end (Know it has to end)
Just can't refuse



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"I fall asleep crying, you turn up the TV, you don’t want to hear me" 😭😭 I felt that omg. 💔💔💔

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