I Wish I Didn’t Care

The lyrics below are some of my favorites from a song from one of my favorite bands, Patent Pending. I’ve also included a video of the song if you want to listen. I love the lyrics and I wish I could live them a little more.  I feel like life would be a lot easier if I could care a little less. If I could stop worrying about what others think and just be the me I want to be. Sometimes I feel like I’ve spent so much time trying to be who others want me to be that I’ve forgotten who I am. As the band says – what’s the point of stressing out about what everyone thinks? All this stressing out and caring about how others see me has not really done anything for me. Why do I keep doing it? Why do I care if people don’t like me? It’s their loss, not mine. It’s time to stop worrying, stop trying to be who others want me to be and just be Tater. If that isn’t good enough for someone  then I don’t need them in my life. So, enough melodrama –  click on the video and enjoy the song.

 

I still remember when I cared what people thought about me
They mocked my music and my hair like I was some kind of freak
I was awkward, paranoid, so scared that I’d barely speak
Until I said “Fuck it, they can suck it! It’s more fun being me!”
Yeah, I know who I am
I do what I want ’cause I know that I can

So what’s the point of stressing out about what everyone thinks?
It doesn’t matter at all ’cause they’ve got nothing on me
They sit at home and bitch and moan ’cause they’re all too scared to live
They can throw their sticks and their stones but I ain’t got no fucks left to give

3 thoughts on “I Wish I Didn’t Care

  1. Remedial Stitcher April 9, 2019 / 7:46 am

    Good song! And it’s the right attitude. Really.

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  2. fancypaperblog April 11, 2019 / 2:12 am

    Everyone alwaya says be yourself but that is hard. Sometimes it’s easier to play along! Not right, I know.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Rebecca Moon Ruark April 11, 2019 / 11:18 am

    I hate the new, fave millennial cliche, but its meaning is sound: “you do you.” And you’re already doing it–just keep on.

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