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Rihanna: Love the Way You Lie Meaning

Love the Way You Lie Lyrics

[Chorus - Rihanna:]
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie
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  1. anonymous
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    Aug 14th report

    It's about a person who is in love with control, not the other person, and another person who is afraid to leave, not out of love but for some unspecified reason(fear of physical harm? fear to face the world without someone?). It's a sad song.

  2. anonymous
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    Aug 1st 2016 report

    Rihanna is saying she's friend's with a monster but she is talking about em

  3. anonymous
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    Oct 22nd 2014 report

    This song is about a couple in an abusive relationship. They tell each other that they are committed,however it's obviously not true because they fight each other continuously. They repeatedly say they love each other,but then anger builds up again,which causes unredemption and hatred and abuse.

  4. anonymous
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    Oct 22nd 2014 report

    This song is about a couple in an abusive relationship. They tell each other that they are committed,however it's obviously not true because they fight each other continuously. They repeatedly say they love each other,but then anger builds up again,which causes redemption and hatred and abuse.

  5. anonymous
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    Feb 13th 2012 report

    This song is like a sequel for Eminem's song, 'Love The way You Lie'. Like the first one, this song is about an abusive relationship and how the people in the relationship abuse each other a lot, but in a twisted way, they care and love each other. Eminem's version of the song is the male point of view of the abusive relationship a.k.a the abuser. Rihanna's version of the song is the female point of view or a.k.a, the victim. The victim is getting hit over and over again, but she doesn't want to leave her partner ('So maybe I'm a masochist, but I don't want to ever leave').

  6. anonymous
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    Dec 14th 2011 report

    ok so this song is talking about the result of two people being together who cant control thier anger and all around other people are affected by it but theyll never leave eachother becuse they love eachothe

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 2nd 2011 report

    It talks about being in a domestic relationship with someone. Rihanna doesn't want to leave and continues to love the guy even though when he gets upset, he abuses her. This is common in domestic relationships. "I love the way you lie." Rihanna is basically saying I can't help to get away from you..I still love you even though it hurts me.


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