It's gonna be so very hard to say
And watch the trust and joy all drain from her innocent face
But you must do it anyway
It sucks, but do it anyway
At this point in the song, the listener has gathered that the person Ben Folds is singing about has chased after someone due to their looks (without thinking) and now has to tell his/her girlfriend that he/she has cheated.
Obviously she no longer trusts him/her and is very unhappy…rightfully so.
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