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Bonnie Raitt: I Can't Make You Love Me Meaning

Song Released: 1991


I Can't Make You Love Me Lyrics

Turn down the lights, turn down the bed
Turn down these voices inside my head
Lay down with me, tell me no lies
Just hold me close, don't patronize - don't patronize me

Cause I can't make you love me if you don't
You can't make your heart...

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    anonymous
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    May 8th, 2019 5:51pm report


    She's a woman in love.
    But she doesn't know how to express that love. She believes she's not loved in return. Perhaps her lover needs a different expression of love. This goes unrecognized. In her silence she gives up much too soon. Maybe they both have broken hearts with too much silence.



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    Angelboo
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    Aug 6th, 2018 8:00pm report


    One-sided love.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 8th, 2012 11:19am report


    most heartbreaking song of adele....
    here she is just tired with the efforts she is putting to get the guy love her...bt the guy is too bz to show himself the more superior one....n shes not lykin it...cuz shes madly in luv wid n shes wants the guy to forget the world...m luv hr back...bt the guy seems lyk patronize...sum1 feeling themselves as superior ones.....now shes tired....n finally giving up...



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    anonymous
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    May 28th, 2011 5:00am report


    Not being loved back, the sad hearted lover, after one final moment, will take her life.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 28th, 2011 4:21pm report


    It means that no matter how much of your heart you pour unto someone else, you can't manipulate the way they reciprocate.. Sometimes, they just don't love you. And can't love you the way you need them to.




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