What does Bleeding Love mean?

Leona Lewis: Bleeding Love Meaning

Album cover for Bleeding Love album cover

Song Released: 2007

Bleeding Love Lyrics

Closed off from love
I didn't need the pain
Once or twice was enough
And it was all in vain
Time starts to pass
Before you know it you're frozen


But something happened
For the very first time with you
My heart melted...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    May 29th 2014 !⃝

    A woman whose been hurt in past relationships. She closed herself off to others. She ends up falling in love with someone she thinks is perfect. Everyone around telling her no she'll get hurt again. She doesn't care what they say she loves him so much.


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    Jun 14th 2016 !⃝

    To me this is about a young woman who has been abused by her lover, and she still chooses to stay even though she has friends and loved ones who tell her to step away from him.


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    Jul 17th 2020 !⃝

    I think this is about an abusive relationship. It describes my relationship with my husband really. He always hits me and emotionally hurts me yet I still stay because he wasn't like this before we got back together.

  4. anonymous
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    Aug 22nd 2023 !⃝

    This song, if just reading the words, and not watching the video about a male/female relationship gone wrong, can be interrupted in many ways. To me it's about a mother who remembers the first time she saw her child(ren) when born and bleeding giving birth, (feeling a love so strong and holding something beautiful, no doubt.) but now the family is dysfunctional and the children now never speak or see that mother. Everyone else thinks she is crazy for still trying to be in a relationship with them, but she keeps wanting their love in return regardless of the hurt they cause her. Though she tries to stop the pain (give up/close that bleeding vein/stop her love for them) she remembers all the love she's shown them from birth to adulthood, and can't stop her bleeding love for them.

  5. anonymous
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    Jun 10th 2023 !⃝

    tw: self harm

    I know this isnt the meaning of the somg but when i hear it i think about someone who was hurt and as a way to cope they hurt themself, hint at bleeding, and they have so much love but keep getting hurt and they just keep needing to cope.

  6. anonymous
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    Jan 22nd 2023 !⃝

    The way I interpret this song is a woman who has been hurt before in past relationships, and has just been hurt in general. She finally finds someone who is great and loves her for her but the voices in her head keeps telling her to run away out of fear of being hurt and vulnerable again but she stays and fights because underneath all of the fear and doubts she loves him and her love for him is worth fighting for.

  7. anonymous
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    Mar 14th 2020 !⃝

    I love this song it was the best I worked with Dreamlab and asked if we can record bleeding love and it’s my moms favorite song and it was so cool they worked with me Dawson worked with the man from Dreamlab and then me and Ben worked Leah Haywood from Dreamlab, she’s so sweet, and she wrote Selena and Demi and so that’s why I wanted to write with Dreamlab and to work with them and it’s being like being in love and to be who you are, because me and Ben are gonna change our life together and spending time with each other and to make them happy and we are blessed to work with Dreamlab they did amazing job with Selena, and Demi.

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  8. anonymous
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    Feb 17th 2020 !⃝

    according to my friend, she says it’s about an abortion, because when you abort you bleed, and maybe for her was a lost because she loved her baby and the umbilical cord it’s the vein that’s cured out from her... so yep, let me know what you think, it’s just a thought.

  9. anonymous
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    Feb 11th 2020 !⃝

    Having a period according to google

  10. anonymous
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    Jan 19th 2020 !⃝

    I think that the song wrote the lyric and we happened to the writers and me and Ben wrote it first, then me and Nicole wrote it at the studio and make it into the label and Nathan wrote couple strings from our high school band then we can sing at the church and we can write about anything you want to write about. It’s creatively fun and also we had a great members of the billboard music awards and announced the award and we’ve done enough for me and Ben but me and him are doing music at my church playing music each other night and we stayed up and write about ourselves and be who you are, and me and Ben wanted to write it in the church after track and school.

  11. anonymous
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    Jan 9th 2020 !⃝

    I think to the song is to be the ballad to write about breakup and loving other person to fall in love with you but when I wrote this song to one republic Ryan Tedder, but I produced it with Nathan and Paul Worley, they are at Nashville I’m a huge fan of their music they have Taylor Swift, lady antebellum. They write it with me it’s so nice to have people out their problems. But we’re never giving up but me and Ben are doing music project for our church. Then we can have the piano and microphones on the stand. Then we have a original band then me and Ben and my church friends are doing drums and guitars. It’s very cool.

  12. anonymous
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    Aug 13th 2019 !⃝

    I would record the song during my schedule and so joe and nick are writing it for me and to have that important lesson to be relationship with a partner. To be in relationship with god we shared our love and sharing stories about people being together.

  13. anonymous
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    Mar 10th 2019 !⃝

    I think this song is to have the moment of life to between those days, but it’s time to moved on into those steps, but it’s very great. I’ve been writing songs with Jonas brothers, because they’re really good at songwriting. And we also had some fun to make everything on the album together, stay in hotels, and recording songs, hanging out.

  14. anonymous
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    Feb 9th 2019 !⃝

    I think the song is to be in love for someone because they’re in a badly relationships with other people, but I don’t have bad relationship with William! I’m happy now, but I’m dating someone who loves me, very much at church. His name is Tyler. He’s such a great friend of mine, he’s dating me. He such a great awesome friend.

  15. anonymous
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    Jan 6th 2019 !⃝

    Although it probably isn’t what she intended it to mean, to me the song is about someone who is in a relationship that is discouraged by her family/society. She says that no matter how much hurt she has to go through to be with them, she has fallen in love, and nothing will stand in the way.

  16. anonymous
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    Oct 26th 2018 !⃝

    I think this song is probably about being in love. But I almost have a boyfriend but I’m younger to get a boyfriend! But I’m having best time with my mother, and my brother, she’s incredibly beautiful, and absolutely stunning!

  17. anonymous
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    Jan 22nd 2018 !⃝

    No matter what's going on.....
    She just keep loving him

  18. anonymous
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    Dec 24th 2017 !⃝

    I think when they both comes close to each other that feeling is like a heaven for them so, there fore she expressed her own feelings through these bleeding and her uncountable love........

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