Suicidal Tendencies — Love Vs. Loneliness lyrics

How can you love someone
If you think that you're no one?
When you mistreat yourself, and think it's all you deserve
Is this love or is it loneliness?
Cause it's so hard to care
How can you demand respect - when you have no respect?

And you're your own worst victim
When you abuse your body, never mind your mind
There'll be no love just loneliness
That you're burning inside, but don't want no one to know

Why do you force a smile - when you know all the while
As love turns to loneliness
The hell that you're in
How can you sleep at night
When you know it's not alright
Love becomes loneliness

When you wake up in the morning, nothin' has changed
If you do nothin' about it
Love vs. loneliness, love vs. loneliness
Love vs. loneliness, love vs. loneliness

The temptations so hard to resist
And when you're down and you think you need something
But what you grab sure ain't what you needed
That's no love it's loneliness
And when you're lonely and think you need someone
The plot takes a painful twist
There ain't no one that can make you feel like someone

When you know what you're doing and you're doing it wrong
Only you can cure the loneliness
It's no misunderstanding
How can you be confident when you're all wrong with it
This ain't love this is loneliness
How can you love someone - if you think that you're no one
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