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Song Released: 1981

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You see it all around you
Good lovin' gone bad
And usually it's too late when you, realize what you had
And my mind goes back to a girl I left some years ago,
Who told me,
Just Hold On Loosely, but don't let go
If you cling to...


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    Apr 1st, 2007 4:40pm report

    This song is directed toward those who are in a relationship with someone. "Hold on loosely, but don't let go" is saying to care for your spouce/child, but don't overly control them. "If you cling too tightly, you're gonna loose control" means tha if you overly control them, they will no longer listen to you. "Your baby needs someone to believe in, and a whole lot of space to breathe in" means that they need you but they need to do some things on their own. Overall it is a warning to tell people to love and care but not over-protect.

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    Sep 21st, 2018 9:51pm report

    My ex gf posted this a couple of weeks ago I never was controlling of the relationship between us we was equal relationship.last time we talked was in July she told me she with her best friends daughter sons dad.i was talking to one of my ex's for alil bet she blocked me on of the profile for alil bet then she posted this song on her nanny other profile then unblock me from other profile.i am blocked from everything her main Facebook i am blocked on hangouts I can't call her or text her.i know the guy is probably controlling her I called when I was hospital I got blocked after I texted her.


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    Jun 18th, 2017 6:47am report

    He was so in love with her but afraid to show it. He now knows she is the one.


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    Jun 14th, 2017 6:14pm report

    Don't be to clingy and needy don't over do it don't smother your relationship


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    Oct 23rd, 2011 10:01pm report

    Wow whoever thinks this song is about getting a hand job is obviously stupid. It's about the correct way to be in a relationship. "hold on loosely, but don't let go" means don't be over controlling but then again don't let it go. Not about getting jerked of you idiot.


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    Mar 23rd, 2009 3:48pm report

    obviously about masturbation....

    "And my mind goes back to a girl I left some years ago, Who told me, Just Hold On Loosely, but don't let go If you cling to tightly, you're gonna lose control" which means a girl taught him to "hold on loosely" without letting go...if you cling to tight you'll ejaculate


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    Nov 15th, 2007 11:07pm report

    This is about having a baby.Hold on loosley, but don't let it go, if you cling to tightly your gonna lose control. Directions on how to give birth.

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