Unburden Me, Sweetheart

Verse 1
I know it’s hard for you to understand
Since we’ve been together for so long
We’ve been through so much together
All the good times and the wrong
And I look at all the things we’ve done
All the sweet success we’ve had
But there’s somethin’ I’ve gotta tell you
I’ve been so confused and sad

Chorus
Unburden me, sweetheart
I never see you anymore
You’re home for a little while
Then you’re runnin’ out the door
A little birdie’s inside my mind
Tellin’ me you don’t love me now
So unburden me, sweetheart
Are you honoring our wedding vows?

Verse 2
It seems you don’t want to be here
In this country home we built
And I know you’re workin’ every day
You don’t need to feel any guilt
About doing whatever you can
So we can survive and thrive
But can we bring back the spark
That will keep the romance alive?

Chorus
Unburden me, sweetheart
I never see you anymore
You’re home for a little while
Then you’re runnin’ out the door
A little birdie’s inside my mind
Tellin’ me you don’t love me now
So, unburden me, sweetheart
Are you honoring our wedding vows?

Bridge
I get calls from my friends
They ask if everything’s all right
And I break down then I tell them
You’re not there to hold me tight
You’re always gone on business
Or you’re gone with the guys
I’m saying if you need to say it
I won’t take it as a bad surprise

Verse 3
I’m waiting for you to come home
From wherever you went tonight
I’m wearing’ your favorite flannel
Feelin’ something just ain’t right
I don’t want this all to fall to pieces
But I’ve prepared for when it might
There’s only one who can tell me
Who can bring the truth to light

Chorus
Unburden me, sweetheart
I never see you anymore
You’re home for a little while
Then you’re runnin’ out the door
A little birdie’s inside my mind
Tellin’ me you don’t love me now
So, unburden me, sweetheart
Are you honoring our wedding vows?

Are you honoring our wedding vows?


Lyric Written by Matthew Kenneth Gray
2020, then Revised March 19, 2021.

Published by Matthew Kenneth Gray

American Songwriter

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