Still In Love With You
David Ruffin Lyrics


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These are not merely words on paper
I miss your love and I can't erase ya'
I guess I'm still missing all the things we used to do
I guess I'm still in love with you
And I, woo, woo, baby, have nothing I can do about it
Nothing I can do about it, baby
Woo, woo, baby
Got to have your love, yeah

Can't turn my love on and off like water
If I'm not satisfying you like I oughta
It would hurt me so to know that this is true
'Cause I'm still in love with you
And I, hey, hey, baby, have nothing I can do about it
Nothing I can do about it, baby
Woo, woo, woo, baby
Still in love with you, honey

It's something that you just can't measure
A pound of love and a pound of pleasure
Just hold my love, and I'm sure you'll find that this is true
'Cause I'm still in love with you
And I, hey, hey, baby, have nothing I can do about it
'Cause I'm still in love with you

And I, have nothing I can do about it
Got to have your love, darlin'
I want you to know it, darlin'
Weigh my love, baby, pound for pound, baby
Still in love with you
And there ain't a thing I can do about it
Hold my my love, baby, 'cause I know you'll find, ooh, ooh, baby
I'm still in love with you
And there's nothing I can do about it
These are not merely words on paper
Ooh, babe, I've got to have your love, baby
'Cause I'm still in love with you, darlin'




Got to have your love
'Cause I'm still in love with you, baby

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to David Ruffin's song "Still In Love With You" depict a man who is still deeply in love with his former partner despite their separation. He cannot just forget everything that they have experienced together and is still pining for the life that they once shared. The first stanza sets the tone of the song, where the singer confesses his feelings and how much he is missing his previous partner. He says that it is not just mere words on paper, and he cannot erase his love for her.


The chorus is a repetition of the fact that he cannot do anything about his love for her. He is helpless and in despair because he knows he wants her back, but there is nothing he can do about it. The singer is willing to do anything to fix the situation as he pleads for her love, which is the only thing that can fulfill him. In the second verse, the man reflects on his shortcomings in the past when he failed to meet his partner's expectations. He regrets not being able to satisfy her and fears that this could be the reason for their split. Despite receiving no affirmative signals from his former partner, the singer still clings onto the hope that they will reconcile.


Line by Line Meaning

These are not merely words on paper
These lyrics express my genuine emotions and feelings


I miss your love and I can't erase ya'
I deeply long for your love and I am unable to forget about you


I guess I'm still missing all the things we used to do
I realize that I still long for the moments and experiences we shared together


I guess I'm still in love with you
I finally acknowledge that my love for you still burns brightly


And I, woo, woo, baby, have nothing I can do about it
Despite my efforts, I am powerless and unable to stop loving you


Can't turn my love on and off like water
My love is not a switch that I can easily turn off or on whenever I want


If I'm not satisfying you like I oughta
If I'm not making you happy as I should be doing


It would hurt me so to know that this is true
It would cause me unbearable pain if I found out that I'm failing to meet your expectations


'Cause I'm still in love with you
Despite the challenges, I am still deeply in love with you


It's something that you just can't measure
My love is immeasurable and cannot be quantified


A pound of love and a pound of pleasure
The weight of my love and happiness is inimitable


Just hold my love, and I'm sure you'll find that this is true
If you just hold on to my love, you will realize that it is true and sincere


'Cause I'm still in love with you
I reiterate my love for you and make it clear that nothing has changed


Got to have your love, darlin'
I really need your love, my dear


Weigh my love, baby, pound for pound, baby
My love for you is equal in weight and measure to anything else in this world


Still in love with you
I cannot stress enough that I am still deeply in love with you


And there ain't a thing I can do about it
I am helpless and powerless to stop loving you


Hold my my love, baby, 'cause I know you'll find, ooh, ooh, baby
Embrace my love, my sweetie, and you'll discover its true worth and impact


I'm still in love with you
One more time, I declare that I am still in love with you


These are not merely words on paper
I end this song on the same note I started with, to emphasize that these words are genuine and heartfelt


'Cause I'm still in love with you, darlin'
The last line of the song reinforces my love and affection for you


Got to have your love
I cannot express enough that I really need your love


'Cause I'm still in love with you, baby
I end the song with one final reminder that I am still deeply in love with you




Writer(s): Cynthia Girty, Arenita Walker

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George Brown


on I Miss You, Pt. 2

David Ruff in is the best of the best okkk miss your voice sir.

George Brown


on I'm So Glad I Fell For You

David is this best

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