50 Love Song Lyrics About Relationships And Heartbreak

By Joanna Smykowski|Updated April 5, 2022
CheckedMedically Reviewed By Melinda Santa, LCSW

50 Love Song and Relationship Lyrics About Love And Heartbreak

Music is powerful. It is one of the few things that can capture emotion so strongly. Those few minutes of a song can transport you to an entirely different time.

Music can bring you joy, it can bring you sadness, or it can bring back some of the sweetest memories, in a relationship or otherwise. There are songs and genres of music for every relationship situation: whether you are falling in love, happy about a season, getting over a relationship breakup, mourning a death, or living your life to the fullest, there is music you can find to match your life situation. Country, pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, electronic music, indie- each genre has its own unique characteristics that appeal to different people.

We have compiled a list of the 50 song lyrics about love and heartbreak that we loved.

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Relationship Lyrics About Love:

  1. “And I can’t help but state, ’cause I see the truth somewhere in your eyes.” – Justin Timberlake
  2. “Like a river flows surely to the sea, darling so it goes, some things are meant to be. Take my hand, take my whole life too, for I can’t help falling in love with you.” – Elvis Presley
  3. “Take my love. I’ll never ask for too much. Just all that you are. And everything that you do.” – Whitney Houston
  4. “These fancy things will never come in between. You’re part of my entity, here for infinity.” – Rihanna
  5. “I am thinking of you in my sleepless solitude tonight, if it’s wrong to love you then my heart just won’t let me be right.” – Mariah Carey
  6. “Love is all you need.” – The Beatles
  7. “Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections.” – John Legend
  8. “All of my whole life through. I never loved no one but you.” – The Supremes
  9. “And when you smile. The whole world stops and stares for a while. ‘Cause girl you’re amazing. Just the way you are.” – Bruno Mars
  10. “Take me to your heart. For it’s there that I belong. And will never part.” – Elvis Presley
  11. “Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know. She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I’ll share her home.” – Ed Sheeran
  12. “Why do birds suddenly appear, every time you are near? Just like me, they long to be, close to you.” -The Carpenters
  13. “Baby it’s you. You’re the one I love, You’re the one I need, You’re the only one I see.” – Beyoncé
  14. “You’ve been my inspiration. Through the lies you were the truth. My world is a better place because of you.” – Celine Dion
  15. “Before the day I met you, life was so unkind. But you’re the key to my peace of mind.” – Aretha Franklin
  16. “But nothing’s greater, than the rush that comes with your embrace.” – Leona Lewis
  17. “Until tonight I only dreamed about you. I can’t believe I ever breathed without you. Baby, you make me feel alive and brand new.” – Kelly Clarkson
  18. “Hold me, love me, hold me, love me. Ain’t got nothin’ but love babe, Eight days a week.” – The Beatles
  19. “Sharing horizons that are new to us

Watching the signs along the way

Talking it over, just the two of us

Working together day to day


And when the evening comes, we smile

So much of life ahead

We’ll find a place where there’s room to grow

And yes, we’ve just begun.” – The Carpenters

20. “I knew I loved you before I met you. I have been waiting all my life.” – Savage Garden

21. “Close your eyes and I’ll kiss you, tomorrow I’ll miss you, remember I’ll always be true. And then while I’m away, I’ll write home every day, and I’ll send all my loving to you.” – The Beatles

22. “I’m on top of the world looking, down on creation and the only explanation I can find, is the love that I found ever since you’ve been around – your love put me on the top of the world.” – The Carpenters

23. “Cause after all these years. I still feel everything when you are near.” – Camila Cabello

24. “Some just want everything. But everything means nothing. If I ain’t got you, yeah.” – Alicia Keys

25. “You’re still the one I run to/ The one that I belong to/ You’re still the one I want for life” – Shania Twain

On Heartbreak:

26. “I’ve loved and I’ve lost, but that’s not what I see. So, look what I got. Look what you taught me. And for that, I say, thank you, next.” – Ariana Grande

27. “We found each other. I helped you out of a broken place. You gave me comfort, but falling for you was my mistake.” – The Weekend

28. “I thought that I’d been hurt before but no one’s ever left me quite this sore. Your words cut deeper than a knife. Now I need someone to breathe me back to life.” – Shawn Mendes

29. “Oh, you broke my heart. I told you I was weak for love, but then you went around, and did what you wanted to do, and now I’m crying.” – Miley Cyrus

30. “She told me that I’m not enough, yeah. And she left me with a broken heart, yeah. She fooled me twice and it’s all my fault, yeah. She cut too deep, now she left me scarred.” – Post Malone

31. “How come I’ve never heard you say, I just want to be with you? Guess you never felt that way, but since you been gone, I can breathe for the first time. I’m so moving on.” – Kelly Clarkson

32. “Yesterday, love was such an easy game to play, now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in yesterday.’ – The Beatles

33.  “And truth be told I miss you. And truth be told I’m lying. When you see my face, hope it gives you hell.” – The All-American Rejects

34. “You thought that I’d be weak without ya, but I’m stronger. You thought that I’d be broke without ya, but I’m richer. You thought that I’d be sad without ya, I love harder.” – Destiny’s Child

35. “Now, here it comes, the hardest part of all. Unchain my heart that’s holding on. How do I start to live my life alone?” – Mikaila

36. “I think I’m gonna be sad, I think it’s today, yeah. The boy that’s driving me mad is going away, yeah. He’s got a ticket to ride…. he’s got a ticket to ride, and he don’t care.” -The Carpenters

37. “When the evening falls, and I’m left there with my thoughts, and the image of you being with someone else, well, it’s eating me up inside, but we ran our course, we pretended we’re okay.” – Marshmello & Bastille

38. “I still don’t know how to act, don’t know what to say. Still wear the scars like it was yesterday but you’re long gone and moved on. But I still don’t know where to start, still finding my way. Still talk about you like it was yesterday but you’re long gone and moved on.” – The Script

39. “You only know you love her when you let her go.” – Passenger

40. “You must not know ’bout me. You must not know ’bout me. I can have another you by tomorrow. So don’t you ever for a second get to thinking you’re irreplaceable.” – Beyoncé

41. “So let me go now. ‘Cause time has made me strong. I’m starting to move on. I’m gonna say this now, your chance has come and gone. And you know, it’s just too little, too late.” – JoJo

42. “And deep down I know this never works but you can lay with me so it doesn’t hurt. Oh, won’t you stay with me? ‘Cause you’re all I need.” – Sam Smith

43. “And when we meet, which I’m sure we will, all that was there will be there still. I’ll let it past and hold my tongue. And you will think that I’ve moved on.” – Dido

44. “The silence isn’t so bad till I looked my hands and feel sad. ‘Cause the spaces between my fingers are right where yours fit perfectly.” – Owl City

45. “Do you know that I went down to the ground, landed on both my broken-hearted knees. I didn’t even cry ’cause pieces of me had already died.” – Ingrid Michaelson

46. “And the tears come streaming down your face when you lose something you can’t replace. When you love someone but it goes to waste, could it be worse?” – Coldplay

47. “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you got till it’s gone?” – Counting Crows

48. “How can I begin again? How can I try to love someone new, someone who isn’t you?” – Regina Spektor

49. “I tried to sever ties and I ended up with wounds to bind like you’re pouring salt in my cuts.” – Demi Lovato

50. “Oh, I thought that we could be the greatest story that I tell. I know that it’s time to tell you it’s over but I don’t wanna love somebody else.” – A Great Big World

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So, sing in the shower, rock out in the car, belt these relationship songs whenever you need to lift your spirits. Remember that if you think you need help with life or your relationship, a therapist BetterHelp can support you in your relationship. Whether you’re happy or sad and need someone to talk to, there is someone there. Until then, keep jamming out.

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