You Don't Care
The Dells Lyrics


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cnd I said why, why, why
Can't you keep it real with me
I swear I try, everyday I try
I try to do it right
But you keep playing with me

Hate feeling like you can't trust me
Hate feeling like you don't care
Hate feeling like I don't know
If our love is going anywhere

I don't wanna question you,
Just as much as you don't wanna hurt me
But I can't fight this feeling
Every time it feels like you don't know me

When we start to fight, and we're about to fall apart
I wanna rewind the past, and go back to the start
You wouldn't know what I've been through
So what you don't know won't hurt you
Just wanted you to understand
I know my past can get complicated

Hate feeling like you can't trust me
Hate feeling like you don't care
Hate feeling like I don't know
If our love is going anywhere

I don't wanna question you,
Just as much as you don't wanna hurt me




But I can't fight this feeling
Every time it feels like you don't know me

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to The Dells' song "You Don't Care" express a deep frustration and insecurity in a relationship. The singer is pleading for honesty and authenticity from their partner, expressing their constant efforts to do things right but feeling constantly played with. The singer hates the feeling of not being trusted and not knowing if their love is going anywhere. They don't want to question their partner, just as their partner doesn't want to hurt them, but they can't help but feel like their partner doesn't truly know and understand them.


The song captures the emotional turmoil and vulnerability that can arise when there is a lack of trust and understanding in a relationship. The singer longs to go back to the start of their relationship, yearning for a time when things felt less complicated. They want their partner to truly comprehend the depth of their experiences and the challenges they have faced in the past, hoping that it will lead to a stronger connection.


Overall, the lyrics of "You Don't Care" express the desire for authenticity, trust, and understanding in a relationship, highlighting the pain that comes from feeling unseen and unheard by a loved one.


Line by Line Meaning

cnd I said why, why, why
I'm repeatedly asking why you behave this way


Can't you keep it real with me
Can't you be honest and genuine with me


I swear I try, everyday I try
I promise I make an effort every single day


I try to do it right
I strive to do things correctly


But you keep playing with me
But you continue to toy with my emotions


Hate feeling like you can't trust me
I despise the feeling of you doubting my trustworthiness


Hate feeling like you don't care
I detest sensing that you are indifferent


Hate feeling like I don't know
I despise feeling uncertain


If our love is going anywhere
Whether our love is progressing or not


I don't wanna question you,
I don't want to doubt you


Just as much as you don't wanna hurt me
Similarly to how you don't want to cause me pain


But I can't fight this feeling
But I can't resist this emotion


Every time it feels like you don't know me
Whenever it seems like you lack understanding of who I am


When we start to fight, and we're about to fall apart
When our arguments begin and our relationship is on the verge of breaking


I wanna rewind the past, and go back to the start
I wish to go back in time and restart our relationship


You wouldn't know what I've been through
You wouldn't comprehend the experiences I've endured


So what you don't know won't hurt you
Therefore, what you're unaware of won't harm you


Just wanted you to understand
I merely wanted you to comprehend


I know my past can get complicated
I am aware that my history can become intricate




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