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Three Days Grace: I Hate Everything About You Meaning

Song Released: 2003


I Hate Everything About You Lyrics

Every time we lie awake
After every hit we take
Every feeling that I get
But I haven’t missed you yet

Every roommate kept awake
By every sigh and scream we make
All the feelings that I get
But I still don't miss you yet

Only when I...

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    anonymous
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    Jan 27th, 2006 1:23pm report


    Actually, the band explains the meaning behind this song on their website. Basically, it's about how you hate something, but at the same time you keep coming back to it, and letting it take over you, whether it's drugs, or a relationship, or whatever.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 5th, 2006 9:39am report


    I went to school with the drummer neil sanderson (same last name as me too) in peterborough, ontario, canada and the rest of the band is from a little town called norwood which is about 20 minutes away. It is my understanding that every song on this particular album aludes to people that they went to school with. This song is about about a girl he hates and can't stand, but he loves her at the same time because she's so familiar. These guys aren't singing about hard drugs. It ain't their bag, baby.



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    hendrix420rc
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    Dec 19th, 2005 12:09pm report


    I don't think this song is about any kind of pedofelia. My interpretation was that this song was about a drug addiction. Possibly methamphetamine, where the user hates everything about the drug and what it does to them, but still loves it for some reason (addiction). Being a former meth user, this song makes me think about my methamphetamine addiction and how it caused me so many problems and ruined my life, but I loved it throughout the devastation that it caused with my family, my friends, my emotions, and my appearance.

    Peace,
    Russel
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    anonymous
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    Jun 16th, 6:49pm report


    its about all the drugs that he has taken and telling everybody that he hates all the drugs that he takes but he loves the side affects of it.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 6th, 2013 8:12am report


    The song is about Adam(Lead singer)'s encounters with drug addiction and abuse. Being the lyrical genius that he is, he cleverly makes it seem like the song is about a bad breakup to attract the common crowd but a closer look at the lyrics reveals that it has nothing to do at all with a girl. Whenever Adam uses a word like "we"("Every time we lie awake, After every hit we take"), it's because he's showing how he and the drugs have almost become one united being. Adam's bouts with drug addiction are referenced and the meaning of many of the bands songs like "Animal I Have Become", "World So Cold", "Break" and Over and Over(which is written similarly to this song making it sound like a girl he's writing about). Adam has been damaged so much by the drugs that he has had to leave the band on their current tour for medical help and has had to leave before for rehabbing.



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    muser97
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    May 16th, 2013 5:58pm report


    This song is simply about hating something, but being so addicted to it or in love with it, that you can't leave it alone.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 7th, 2013 3:00pm report


    It is just about how a sweet relationship truns into break . And I think it is too emotional feelings of a person whose heart has broken down . And drug addiction is not its main theme . Logically a person take drug emotionally when something bad hit his or her life . So the song is too logical, modern. It is not beyond reality.



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    outcase
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    Dec 21st, 2012 12:52pm report


    It`s like saying that sometimes even if you hate something or someone you will love them in a hurtful relationship.



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    apaulus
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    Nov 7th, 2012 11:37am report


    I can relate to this song in so many ways. I believe that it is about this guy who got so hurt by a girl and even though he hates her for it he can't stop loving her no matter how hard he tries....



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    anonymous
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    Nov 2nd, 2012 11:49am report


    IT NOT ABOUT DRUGS!!! "only when you stop to think about me do you know" DRUGS can't think!! But, humans, that is a different story. Its probaly about an ex that broke up with him, and they still ove each other. XD



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    anonymous
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    Oct 1st, 2012 10:08pm report


    Well ok first of ALL THIS REALLY RELATES 2 ME MY MOM HERES THE CATCH 'I HATE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU;WHY DO I LOVE YOU?' THATS THE PART BUT IM NOT GONNA TELL ANYMORE OF MY BISNUISS... ANYWAY THE MEANING IS REALLY ABOUT HOW YOU WOULD LOVE SOMEONE THEN JUST GET MIXED EMOTIONS SOMETIMES RELATIONSHIPS JUST WORK OUT THAT WAY...



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    anonymous
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    Jun 25th, 2012 6:31pm report


    I honestly think this song has multiple meanings to it, whether it's a relationship with family, your boyfriend/girlfriend, or even a friend.

    In my point of view, this song is telling me about all those jerks who back stabbed and betrayed me because I wasnt popular or "good enough" for them. They were all girls, too. :/ I'm basically the only girl in my school who can't get along with other girls very well because a lot of them betrayed me when we were friends, and yet I still wanna be their friend. :(

    Betrayal breaks the heart and is nothing by knives in my back.

    It's just my opinion, but this song could be about a relationship. Not sure. :-/



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    anonymous
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    May 17th, 2012 5:12pm report


    If you watch the official music video, it is obvious that this song is about abusive relationships. These relationships could be between lovers or even parent-child relationships. This song speaks of the abuse and how we seem to not be able to leave "why do I love you?".



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    anonymous
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    Feb 1st, 2012 2:48am report


    about hating other who abuse, use, betray, ECT. and just wanting to say it to them.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 29th, 2011 12:13am report


    It seems to me to be about loving something,yet hating it at the same time.Like you can't help but love them/it yet you hate everything they are.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 23rd, 2011 7:05am report


    I've seen interviews where adam says "its about love hate relationships" which is obvious, but it could be love/hate relationships with more than just a person. It could also be about hating drugs, but doing them anyway cause you're addicted.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 12th, 2011 7:30am report


    It can be about siblings in a way. You HATE them but you love them because their your sibling.

    Also it is brobably about what that one guy said about it being about someone they went to school with.



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    anonymous
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    May 24th, 2011 5:10am report


    People keep saying it's about drugs or about relationships. I think it's about both. When he says, "everytime we lie awake" it means that he's lying with his girlfriend or whoever. "after every hit we take" means they are lying together after they did drugs together, letting the effects of the drug kick in. "all the feelings that I get" means he feels all these different emotions caused by the drug. "but I haven't missed you yet" means he doesn't miss the girl, but everytime he thinks of the drugs, he suddenly wants her.
    I think when he says the chorus, it means he is mad at his 'lover' because that person got him addicted to drugs, but everytime he thinks of how goods the drugs are, he forgives her, which creates a never ending vicious cycle.



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