• According to Christina, this album is more personal than her others - she co-wrote 17 of the songs on it. Christina co-wrote this with Linda Perry of The Four Non-Blonds. In the song she talks about her mother being her "shield" and her childhood growing up with an abusive father.
  • On the MTV show Diary, Christina said she had recorded the song lying down in one take, and that she began to weep. She said you can hear it on the album. >>
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    Britney - Calabasas, CA, for above 2
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  • Lilly from Chester, United Kingdomthis song is really sad as you wouldnt think that this happend to christina would you
  • Naomi from Sydney, Australiashe recorded this song in one go & broke down at the end on the floor crying. The crying in the song is real.
  • Gracie from Canastota, Nythis song was very heart wrentching and sad.i cried,but its very sad how people have to go thru this and live their lives this way...
    ~OxL
  • Gracie from Canastota, Nyit was very moving..i loved it.it was heart wrenching and sad..beautiful job..
    ~OxL
  • Emma from Hamilton, CanadaWhen i first heard this song, i cried it touched me. That song has a strong meaning, im going thru sum rough stuff, but i kno it dont talk about the stuff im goin thru but, but it talks about something serious in the song, and it suld touch every soul, and its a very meaningful song. Very Good :)
  • Kim from Gillette, WyThis song is probably the only song i have ever heard that has had that much heart and soul in to it. And what makes it even more powerful is how Christina feels about it. Remarkable.
  • Laura from Skelmersdaledoesnt mean it aint sad!! have some heart.
  • Daisy from Ikast, DenmarkYeah but many people go through it...
  • Genesis from San Diego, Cawow...sad stuff
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