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Matthew Temple: Music

A Jealous Heart -- Video On YouTube

(Matthew Temple)
May 17, 2011
Matthew Temple with E. Dean Davis
I wrote this for a friend. Until I saw firsthand what a destructive monster jealousy is I simply didn’t understand its impact on a relationship. This song was very hard to write and it remains very hard to sing. Link to video -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6LoZJ7KAgk. also in Links
I’m tired of explaining and tired of complaining
Tired of excuses for the way that you behave
I’m lonely when we’re together and lonely when we’re apart
You constant accusations are tearing at my heart.

This is not the way that love should behave
This is not the way our love was meant to be
We should bear each other’s burden
Not be the burden that we bear
This life we have together isn’t going anywhere

We don’t make plans together we don’t make plans at all
You’re never there to help me if I stumble or if I fall
Where ever it is I am going am I going there alone
When a smile at my failures the only interest you’ve ever shown

This is not the way that love should behave
This is not the way our love was meant to be
We should bear each other’s burden
Not be the burden that we bear
This life we have together isn’t going anywhere

I never say “I love you” that dream has come and past
It’s time to put an end to what I’d always hoped would last
I’m sorry to admit it but the truth I’ve come to see
Love is far too precious to waste on you and me

This is not the way that love should behave
This is not the way our love was meant to be
We should bear each other’s burden
Not be the burden that we bear
This life we have together isn’t going anywhere

This is not the way that love should behave
This is not the way our love was meant to be
We should bear each other’s burden
Not be the burden that we bear
This life we have together isn’t going anywhere

This life we have together isn’t going anywhere