What does Warrior mean?

Demi Lovato: Warrior Meaning

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Warrior Lyrics

This is a story that I have never told
I gotta get this off my chest to let it go
I need to take back the light inside you stole
You're a criminal
And you steal like you're a pro

All the pain and the truth
I wear like a battle wound


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Feb 3rd 2014 !⃝

    She hasn't revealed to the public what this song about as it's very personal. Some say it's about her father sexually abusing her, but it is not known for sure.

    The first verse says that it is something she has never told anybody, but it is something she needs to say so she can let go of it and move on. Because whatever it was, it stole her light, her joy, her innocence, her freedom, her self esteem, whatever you want to call it.

    Then she says that all the wounds it gave her, she wears with pride, even though she was hurt.

    In chorus she says that she's a warrior because she's fought and got through it and now she's stronger, strong enough that it can't hurt hurt her anymore.

    The next verse says that she's getting stronger, rising from her ashes, rising from her broken pieces. She doesn't want to hear any apologies from it or any excuses because she realizes that everything it says is a lie to hurt her, so she's not listening to it. She says that she has shame, she has scars, there are parts of her that she is broken that she will never tell anyone about, but she has survived more things than anyone knows.

    She is still wearing her scars with pride, but she's no longer hurt by it.

    There is a part of her that she can never get back, she lost her innocence when she was a child and forced to grow up too fast because of it. It only needed to happen once to change her forever. But she is taking her life back and not letting it control her anymore, even though it always denied controlling her life to begin with.

    She is a warrior. Even though she hasn't said what specifically this song is about, it can be related to getting past any difficulty and getting stronger.

    My favorite lines are "I've got shame, I've got scars, that I will never show/ I'm a survivor/ In more ways than you know" There's so much emotion behind that.

    "Now I'm a warrior" Stay strong.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Apr 20th 2017 !⃝

    My name is Mary Hall and my favorite inspiration and role model is Demi Lovato because during one of her performances, she was about to perform her song Skyscraper and when she was just about to sing her song, she said something that was about to make me cry into tears and the thing she said was''If you have through the things that I have been through, put on my music because I might be there for you.'' I was about to cry when she said that throughout my whole entire life, I have been through a lot. I have been bullied a lot in my life, I have been through counseling since I have family issues, emotional, mental issues, and physical issues. But the point is that whenever I listen to her, I feel like I want to be the person that she is and I want to be a stronger and a better person, but the thing is that I don't know how to be a stronger and a better person. Also another thing is that I have had some of my family that passed away and I have not over some of my family passing away. Demi Lovato is my role model because she inspires me to be stronger that I was in the past and that you always have to forget the negative things that happened in my life and always remember the positive things that I want to do in the future. You inspire me,Demi Lovato, and one day, I would love to meet you so that I can tell you all the things that happened to me in the past and also to give me advice on what I can do to get rid of all this negativity in my life.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Nov 17th 2018 !⃝

    I felt it was about her being sexually abused.
    "There's a part of me I can't get back, a little girl great up too fast, all it took was once, I'll never be the same."
    She was sexually abused as a child, it only happened once but it still affected her.
    She grew up too fast she lost her verginity too early.

  4. anonymous
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    Dec 28th 2020 !⃝

    I listened to this song once and I almost cried because it was so relatable. A year ago, I was bullied for the dumbest things and after coming face to face with him, I listened to the song and it spoke to me in a way no one ever could. Just a reminder to all the people getting bullied that you are going to get through this. If I can so can you. Stay strong

  5. anonymous
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    Aug 15th 2020 !⃝

    It’s a very very very very very very very very very very very noice and well written song. Thanks bye

  6. anonymous
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    Jul 19th 2020 !⃝

    I think it’s because she was sexually abused .my father abused me and this song really spoke to me because “ I’ve got shame I e got scars that I will never show” it’s a powerful song and message no matter the reason and especially because it speaks to so many people you’re doing great Demi

  7. anonymous
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    Nov 3rd 2019 !⃝

    I believe, whatever reason it may be, it is about how she has been through tough times for so long, but now she has learned from it and as she said, grown thicker skin. But some part of her will never been the same again from what happened to her.

  8. anonymous
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    Oct 26th 2019 !⃝

    I think this song is about sexual abuse. As a victim of it my self, I can tell, especially when Demi says "There's a part of me I can't get back/ a little girl grew up too fast/ All it took was once I'll never be the same" Accept, it seems like it happened more than once, like it did for me, but she lost her virginity the first time it happened and she just kept getting more and more hurt as it went on.

  9. anonymous
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    Sep 30th 2019 !⃝

    I think that the song wrote with Jonas brothers they’re so cool to work with. They did amazing job with music and so they helped me with music when I’m at school I would check on them. But I wrote this song about my relationship with someone my grandma called me she had surgery. But she had little bit of breath. Not a big deal. It still going a lot. But my grandpa isn’t good with military. But he got hurt when it happened. He married to Deborah and she had three daughters Kimberly, Celeste, Amanda.

  10. anonymous
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    Aug 2nd 2019 !⃝

    whether it's about her or some other character, I believe it's definitely about sexual abuse. She's(again, not necissarily Demi) getting through it on her own, so she's a warrior, and she's no longer ashamed of the scars[physical and mental] that it gave her.

  11. anonymous
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    Mar 20th 2019 !⃝

    Well I think that everything that everybody said is unique and true so I think there right because I was kinda thinking of the same thing:)

  12. anonymous
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    Jul 23rd 2018 !⃝

    I think it is about her Mother.

  13. anonymous
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    Mar 9th 2014 !⃝

    I think it is about her surviving her worst times and becoming a better and healthier person. She is such an inspiration.

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