Touching him was like realizing all you ever wanted was right there in front of you
Memorizing him was as easy as knowing all the words to your old favorite song
Fighting with him was like trying to solve a crossword and realizing there's no right answer
Regretting him was like wishing you never found out that love could be that strong
Reminiscing too much about a past flame can take control of your emotions. Taylor begins with two positive remarks and then into the chorus leads with negative comments, symbolising the destructive end of the relationship.
When interviewed, she detailed why she named the album after this song:
Thinking about what that means to me and all the different emotions that are written about on this album – they’re all pretty much about the tumultuous, crazy, insane, intense, semi-toxic relationships that I’ve experienced in the last two years.
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