Hale, Stevens and Connolly wrote the song during a difficult period for the frontwoman and her Halestorm drummer brother Arejay Hale. While the band was recording in LA, their parents were going through a divorce back home in Pennsylvania.
"I remember having a conversation with my mom about my dad. They had been together for so long, the basis for their relationship was arguments and fights and disagreements," Lzzy recalled to Metal Hammer
. "That turned into, I don't miss you, I actually miss the misery. I thought that was hilarious. I think it was my way of turning something that was negative into something positive."