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Sympathetic Character

Song info

"Sympathetic Character" (2006) on the album Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie(1998).
It was written by MORISSETTE, ALANIS.
Published by Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.

"Sympathetic Character" Videos

Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
sympathetic character , purgatorying 2 " alanis morissette live
sympathetic character , purgatorying 2 " alanis morissette live
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - 7/24/1999 - Woodstock 99 East Stage (Official)
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - 7/24/1999 - Woodstock 99 East Stage (Official)
Sympathetic Character (with lyrics)
Sympathetic Character (with lyrics)
Sympathetic Character
Sympathetic Character
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character live in Tokyo 1999
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character live in Tokyo 1999
Alanis Morissette Sympathetic Character Live
Alanis Morissette Sympathetic Character Live
Sympathetic Character - Alanis Morissette - tradução - legendado
Sympathetic Character - Alanis Morissette - tradução - legendado
Alanis morissette sympathetic character subtitulada
Alanis morissette sympathetic character subtitulada
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Montreux Jazz Festival - 11/07/2001
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Montreux Jazz Festival - 11/07/2001
Alanis M. -  Sympathetic Character @ Montreux Jazz Festival (2001)
Alanis M. - Sympathetic Character @ Montreux Jazz Festival (2001)
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character (Live - 1999)
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character (Live - 1999)
Alanis Morissette-Sympathetic Character-Purgatorying 2
Alanis Morissette-Sympathetic Character-Purgatorying 2
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Buenos Aires, Argentina - 22/11/1999
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Buenos Aires, Argentina - 22/11/1999
Alanis Morissette - Live Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY, October 25th, 1998 UNCUT 20th Anniversary
Alanis Morissette - Live Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY, October 25th, 1998 UNCUT 20th Anniversary
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character Acoustic (Philadelphia , 6.14.05)
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character Acoustic (Philadelphia , 6.14.05)
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character Ending
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character Ending
alanis morissette sympathetic character cover
alanis morissette sympathetic character cover
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Rome, Italy - 06/08/2002
Alanis Morissette - "Sympathetic Character" - Rome, Italy - 06/08/2002
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - Upper Darby 09-19-2008
Alanis Morissette - Sympathetic Character - Upper Darby 09-19-2008

Lyrics

I was afraid you'd hit me if I'd spoken up
I was afraid of your physical strength
I was afraid you'd hit below the belt
I was afraid of your sucker punch
I was afraid of your reducing me

I was afraid of your alcohol breath
I was afraid of your complete disregard for me
I was afraid of your temper
I was afraid of handle being flown off of, oh
I was afraid of holes being punched into walls
I was afraid of your testosterone

I have as much rage as you have
I have as much pain as you do
I've lived as much hell as you have
And I've kept mine bubbling under for you

You were my best friend
You were my lover
You were my mentor
You were my brother
You were my partner
You were my teacher
You were my very own sympathetic character

I was afraid of verbal daggers
I was afraid of the calm before the storm
I was afraid for my own bones
I was afraid of your seduction
I was afraid of your coercion
I was afraid of your rejection

I was afraid of your intimidation
I was afraid of your punishment
I was afraid of your icy silences
I was afraid of your volume
I was afraid of your manipulation
I was afraid of your explosions

'Cause I have as much rage as you have
I have as much pain as you do
I've lived as much hell as you have
And I've kept mine bubbling under for you

You were my best friend
You were my lover
You were my mentor
An' you were my brother
You were my partner
You were my teacher
You were my very own sympathetic character

You were my best friend
You were my lover
You were my mentor
You were my brother
You were my partner
You were my teacher
You were my very own sympathetic character

You were my keeper
You were my anchor
You were my family
You were my savior
And therein lay the issue
And therein lay the problem

And therein lay the issue
And therein lay the problem