On Empty Promises

I’m there for you whenever you need me

  …except for when it’s inconvenient.

You’re the most important person in my life

  …until someone better shows up.

I’m sorry

  …that I got caught.

I won’t leave you

  …until I decide I’m better off without you.

I’m listening to you

  …so I don’t feel as guilty talking about myself.

So many people care about you

  …but I’m not one of them.

I won’t tell anyone

  …that I don’t feel like telling.

I want you to tell me about your problems

  …so I can feel better about myself.

My life wouldn’t be the same without you

  …until I'd find someone to replace you.

I love you so much

  …but that doesn’t mean I’m not willing to hurt you.

I promise

  …until I don’t want to keep it anymore.

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