Pink: Just Give Me a Reason Meaning
Song Released: 2013
Featuring: Nate Ruess
Just Give Me a Reason Lyrics
You were a thief
You stole my heart
And I your willing victim
I let you see the parts of me
That weren't all that pretty
And with every touch you fixed them
Now you've been talking in your sleep oh-oh
anonymous Feb 11th, 2013 2:58pm report
I think the idea of the song is that two people in a relationship are drifting apart, and one of them feels it's best if they just split because the love isn't there anymore. However, the other partner believes that there is still a flicker of hope left to save the relationship. He or she believes that their love is buried deep beneath layers of things, and if they put all their effort into fixing the relationship, they can make it work again.
anonymous Apr 20th, 2013 4:47pm report
I love this song... What I think. They're out the honeymoon phase and are at when everything gets confusing and weird. When you dont have to talk to them 1000x a day anymore. It's about dealing with a changing relationship.
They met and he immediately won her over. Their relationship was not only romantic love(sex) but he was her friend as well. Hes the total package. (every touch you fixed them) Even though he "fixed"her, She still has "issues" she doesn't totally trust the relationship is solid.She's scared, spazzing out, and over thinking everything. Shes trying to get him to admit his feelings has changed because they've been through hell and back."scars on their hearts" Their relationship isn't perfect. But she "feels" something is wrong."he's been talking in his sleep"
He doesn't know what she's talking about. He loves her and thinks everything's going good.
She's thinking about the honeymoon phase when they were inseparable.
(we had everything)
He knows she's insecure and try's to
reassure her. (your head is going wild AGAIN) He's telling her, her insecurities are pushing them apart. Its in her head. He's telling her he never stopped loveing her and the passion is still there. ( nothing between us but empty sheets)He's trying to tell her he loves her on every level. they sing our love twice one low tone th other screaming "
She's been hurt in the past and the relationship is changing ,she feels like she's doing something wrong. (tear ducts and rust) He's telling her he's going to be ther no matter what.
(I'll fix it for us)
He finally gets through to her that it's ok for a relationship to change cause their growing together. Even though men and women( or people) think different you make it work when your in love with someone.
anonymous Sep 27th, 2014 9:21pm report
I read the others, and I don't see it that way at all, perhaps because I lived something like it for many years.
I think the woman became schizophrenic over time. She has started hearing things that lead her to believe the love is over.
The guy has no idea where this is coming from, except he slowly realizes it's in her head, and he tries to reassure her that there isn't anything really wrong, and he wants to help fix it.
They go round and round, but if she never accepts what he is saying, it won't end well, very likely.
anonymous Dec 1st, 2013 12:37pm report
"Right from the start you were a thief you stole my heart" love these words he stole her heart. No one ever has before!
anonymous Nov 24th, 2013 11:58pm report
Still love hearing this song on the radio. They are at a phase in their relationship where they question their feelings for the other. The woman needs some reassurance he feels the same. The guy is basically saying hey my feelings haven't changed don't start acting different.
anonymous Oct 26th, 2013 10:44am report
Love. So get over your issues and insecurities.
anonymous Sep 14th, 2013 9:40am report
I think the man is cheating. He is talking in his sleep and she is figuring it out. She doesn't want to believe it, but it is weighing on her mind. He is either cheating physically with someone or emotionally, I don't think it really matters which one. She is feeling neglected and alone and just wants conformation of her fears.
anonymous Aug 22nd, 2013 8:50am report
A victim of his or hers love, however you interpret it whats not to get. To me the person singing this line doesn't fall in love easily but did this time.
anonymous Aug 20th, 2013 8:13pm report
What is meant by willing victim?
And I your willing victim
anonymous Jul 14th, 2013 7:30pm report
They are in love but their communication isn't the same there is some confusion as to how the other feels. They start to doubt their love because of it. They need to "come clean". To clear the air and be happy together again. Its really a beautiful song.
anonymous Jul 13th, 2013 7:19am report
i think this is about a girl who doesnt want to be together with a guy anymore but the guy is holding on to their relationship.
anonymous Jul 11th, 2013 7:21pm report
The opening of the song, "you were a thief" and "I was your willing victim" suggests that the male is a sociopath that seduced the female with his mask of charm and charisma. Once the female begins to realize his web of lies, the male will not talk or open up but simply denies everything and counters with even more deceit.
anonymous Jun 30th, 2013 6:15pm report
"we're collecting dust but our loves enough",I hope. "We'll come clean", I hope. Because I love you.
ryan.thompson.3511 Jun 12th, 2013 6:36am report
The song is about a relationship that is failing, but the two in it want the it to be better. They are trying to find a reason or something that should keep them together. Something that is important enough for them to go through the hurdles of love and keep going.
anonymous Jun 11th, 2013 6:56am report
I guess it's about a woman who fall for a man and did everything to win him over even if it's not the right thing to do because of the consequences that might occur if they entertain that wrong feeling for the reason that she is a married woman. And mind over matter he refuse that love. As time goes by you can feel that love on them that gets stronger and stronger coming to the point of hurting each other just to hide what is really inside. The woman gets tired of waiting and hoping til she decided to stop. And when she is on her way moving on with her own that man start to find way to make her feel that they're really not broken just bent. And someday..maybe someday if they connect and the love is still there with a help of little communication they can fix everything...I think holding on even just for a friendship between them might help them somehow to feel their true love for each other. though they're collecting dust they can come clean for the eyes of anyone..unconditional love..to love,without any expectation..
anonymous Jun 8th, 2013 6:47am report
one of them feels like he/she try to get the relationship work because he/she doesn't feel it right or happy or that the other person it's not happy,and that work doesn't do it; in the other hand the other person don't feel anything wrong in the relationship and don't understand what's happening, and try to convince the other to stay on the relationship because the things that are keeping them apart are small compare to the love that they can have . I´m on that situation, we are on a break and he doesn't understand that we can do it if we try... :'(
anonymous Jun 7th, 2013 6:31pm report
I think the song is about how one person was going through some rough times and this special person comes along and helps them, and then they fall in love. Then over time, one person at some point wants out of the relationship because they're not in love anymore and the other is clinging on for hope, for a reason that they should stay together because they love that person so much. One thinks everything is fine, and the other doesn't. It describes me and my (now ex) boyfriend's story perfectly... :'( 3
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