Words that we said that we didn’t mean
The words that we meant that we didn’t say
The ones that we thought that should’ve said
Letters written that we could’ve read
Which maybe would’ve lead to some good instead
Eminem questions the what ifs, the ‘had it gone differently’. He contemplates the why and how it went wrong, and what happened in that relationship.
He opens up to the listener – repeating his innocence, and states he is not inherently bad, but rather they were bad together.
The lyrics are deep, raw and emotional. He has been a good father, raising his child without support.