Old Ways

Album: Confident (2015)
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  • When recording this Livvi Franc, Jason Evigan and Scott Hoffman penned song, Demi Lovato reflected back to her spell in rehab during late 2010, where she dealt with mental issues including an eating disorder and self-harming. "The first thing I think about is going back to a time when I was engaging in self-destructive behaviors," she said. "But it's also like, now being at an age where I'll go out to a club and I'll look around the room, and there's a bunch of people drinking, partying... it looks glamorous."

    "In that moment, I may think, 'You know, it's been a long time," Lovato continued. "Maybe I don't have a problem anymore.' Or 'They look like they're having so much fun.' I easily remember how dangerous that spiral is, when you're the type of person that lets it take over your life."

    "When you look forward and you write a new chapter in your book, that's when the story really begins," she added.

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