Beyonce: Broken Hearted Girl Meaning
Song Released: 2009
Broken Hearted Girl Lyrics
And nothing like I thought you could’ve been
But still you live inside of me
So tell me how is that?
You’re the only one I wish I could forget
The only one I’d love enough to not forgive
anonymous Apr 24th, 2017 4:03am report
According to Beyoncé, the lyrics of "Broken-Hearted Girl" concern a woman's fear of the downsides of love. The protagonist sings about heartache, and the possibility of a breakup due to the decline of her relationship with an unfaithful lover. She wishes that she did not have to experience this emotional hurt. While her lover is out cheating on her, at home the woman wonders if she has the courage to continue the relationship, "now that her rock has turned out to be made of mud", as interpreted by Fraser McAlpine of BBC Music.
The protagonist accepts that her feelings for her lover are too strong, and that she does not have the courage to leave him. She decides to fight for her love and not become the victim, singing emotively: "I don't want a broken heart / And I don't want to play the broken-hearted girl". Despite the desire to have her lover back, she sings, "I know that I love you but let me just say / I don't want to love you in no kind of way". The woman gains confidence, and towards the end of the song, she wants to spend her life with her lover despite the previous letdowns.
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anonymous Apr 23rd, 2017 4:48pm report
She was being treated badly by her boyfriend. She loves him with all her heart, but her head tells her to leave him, because he destroyed the trust between them.
anonymous Mar 30th, 2017 3:49pm report
This song is about her saying she loves him but shes not IN love with him. Because he hurt her so bad and she loved him so good, she can see past it but not enough to let her feelings fall that way for him again.
anonymous Dec 25th, 2015 12:41pm report
I think its about a relationship that even though it caused her a lot of pain she knew not having him would be more painfull. Also she never tells him how she feels up until now because she was afraid of him leaving her. However now that she has let that pain out they are happy and still together and all the pain and problems they went through made them stronger.
anonymous Dec 17th, 2015 12:32pm report
I think this means That the guy she loves is being ass and not proving that he loves her. But shes know he does.. And doesnt wanna say all the things that hurts her because she doesnt wanna lose him.. At the she we always care and love him.. I think at the end she lets him go But she we always love him and care for him. Always be by his side no matter what.
anonymous Apr 3rd, 2015 4:41am report
That she is still inlove with him even after all he did and part of her wants to be there for him but the other part of her doesn't want to be there to get hurt again.
anonymous Oct 30th, 2013 10:41pm report
It always makes me think of Klaine...but maybe that's just me...
anonymous Oct 30th, 2013 10:38pm report
I think it's about a girl who's boyfriend broke her heart, and it's about her having to come to terms with her feelings, and realising she doesn't want to lose him as she still loves him.
anonymous Sep 19th, 2012 9:10pm report
this song is about her bestfriend Sitoga Pulemau who's friend betrayed her dating her exboyfriend. she knew everything about them but she still fell for him. she talks about how she's broken-hearted because of this.
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