Getting Older

Album: Happier Than Ever (2021)
Charted: 28
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  • I'm gettin' older, I think I'm agin' well
    I wish someone had told me, I'd be doin' this by myself
    There's reasons that I'm thankful, there's a lot I'm grateful for
    But it's different when a stranger's always waitin' at your door
    Which is ironic 'cause the strangers seem to want me
    More than anyone before (anyone before)
    Too bad they're usually deranged

    Last week, I realized I crave pity
    When I retell a story, I make everything sound worse
    Can't shake the feeling that I'm just bad at healing
    And maybe that's the reason every sentence sounds rehearsed
    Which is ironic, because when I wasn't honest
    I was still bein' ignored (lyin' for attention just to get neglection)
    Now we're estranged

    Things I once enjoyed
    Just keep me employed now
    Things I'm longing for
    Someday, I'll be bored of
    It's so weird
    That we care so much until we don't

    I'm gettin' older, I've got more on my shoulders
    But I'm gettin' better at admitting when I'm wrong
    I'm happier than ever, at least that's my endeavor
    To keep myself together and prioritize my pleasure
    'Cause to be honest, I just wish that what I promise
    Would depend on what I'm given (not on his permission, wasn't my decision)
    To be abused, mm

    Things I once enjoyed
    Just keep me employed now, mm
    Things I'm longing for, mm
    Someday, I'll be bored of
    It's so weird
    That we care so much until we don't

    But next week, I hope I'm somewhere laughing
    For anybody asking, I promise I'll be fine
    I've had some trauma, did things I didn't wanna
    Was too afraid to tell ya, but now I think it's time Writer/s: Billie Eilish O'Connell, Finneas Baird O'Connell
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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