Michelle had a baby with the first man that said she was pretty She stayed at home with mom and dad And worked at Wendy's, the first job she applied for She never wanted more than what she had
I heard the stories of how my parents had to struggle Somehow they got the ends to meet They stayed together, they did it for Michelle and me And happily, they don't admit defeat
Chorus I'm not like that Not that that's so bad They say that life is tough And they say they've got enough, but I want more than enough Is that asking for too much?
My boyfriend Tommy, he's working at Joe's Auto body He says he's happy fixin' cars He makes good money and sometimes he buys me somethin' But mostly he spends it all in bars
Chorus I'm not like that Not that that's so bad He says that life is tough And he says he's got enough, but I want more than enough Is that asking for too much?
Bridge I was hypnotized, I was almost paralyzed They wanted me to stay in line But they don't understand That was all their plan, not mine I'm not like that…
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Has a Natalie Merchant Natalie Maines Nancy Griffith Sound dramatic lonely lonesome small time slow longing boyfriend money lack wishing deprivation raw