If The Words She's Singing Hit Close To Home, Just Know You're Not Alone

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No relationship is perfect, but it should never ever turn abusive — whether mentally or physically. But let’s be real: It happens. And if/when it does, what is one supposed to do? Walking away can be extremely difficult, and it’s not always the most feasible or safest option either. Other times it is. That’s why I think no matter the situation, if this song can touch just one person or help a friend get to talking to another in need, then its job has been done. We have to have each other's backs.

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What would you do to be safe

Behind four walls in your place

I wouldn’t know at all

I’ve never been there before

You close your eyes so tightly

Pretending that you can’t see

The burning of a stare

It is with you everywhere

Angel of mercy, can you touch her fear

Give her a voice, give her a voice

Walk away, walk away, you don’t have to stay

You’re cut to the bone, it’s turned you to stone

Walk away, walk away, you’re strong enough to say

You don’t own me, gonna go my own way

Come walk a mile in her shoes

You know sometimes you can’t choose

Mistakes are how you learn

We all need somewhere to turn

Her courage is her saviour

She’ll walk away from danger

No woman has to bare

Abuse from one who doesn’t care

Angel of mercy, can you touch her fear

Give her a voice, give her a voice

She cannot breathe, so how can she talk

Give her a voice, give her a voice

Walk away, walk away, you don’t have to stay

You’re cut to the bone, it’s turned you to stone

Walk away, walk away, you’re strong enough to say

You don’t own me, gonna go my own way

What would you do to be safe

Behind four walls in your place

I wouldn’t know at all

I’ve never been there before

Instrumental....

Angel of mercy, can you touch her fear

Give her a voice, give her a voice

She cannot breathe, so how can she talk

Give her a voice, give her a voice

Walk away, walk away, you don’t have to stay

You’re cut to the bone, it’s turned you to stone

Walk away, walk away, you’re strong enough to say

You don’t own me, gonna go my own way

What would you do to be safe

Behind four walls in your place

I wouldn’t know at all

I’ve never been there before

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This song comes from iconic New Zealand performer Tina Cross, and it was made specifically to raise funds and awareness for Women's Refuge in her country. If you like the song, you should give her a shoutout on her Facebook page!

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