Intro:
    Am                G                 C                 F
xA|-0---3-----------|-----2-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
xE|-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
xC|-----------------|-----------------|-4-0-------------|-5-0-------------|
xG|---2-------------|---0-------------|-----0-----------|-----2-----------|
 
Verse 1:
Am
I just need some time, I'm tryna think straight
G
I just need a moment in my own space
C  
Ask me how I'm doin', I'll say "okay," yeah
F
But ain't that what we all say?
Am
Sometimes I think back to the old days
G
In the pointless conversations with the old me
C  
Yeah, back when my momma used to hold me
F
I wish somebody woulda told me
 
Chorus:
            Am                                         G
If you want love, you gon' have to go through the pain
            C                                          F
If you want love, you gon' have to learn how to change
            Am                                     G
If you want trust, you gon' have to give some away
            C                 F
If you want love, if you want love
 
Verse 2:
Am
Look, as a kid I used to think life
G
Is moving so slow, I watch it go by
C  
Look out the window on my bus ride
F
I thought the world was so small, through my closed eyes
Am
I've always tried to control things
G
In the end that's what controls me
C  
Maybe that's why I'm controllin'
F
I wish somebody woulda told me
 
Chorus:
            Am                                         G
If you want love, you gon' have to go through the pain
            C                                          F
If you want love, you gon' have to learn how to change
            Am                                     G
If you want trust, you gon' have to give some away
            C                 F
If you want love, if you want love
 
Bridge:
    Am
The older I get, I feel like I'm always tryna save time
G
Talkin' to the voices in my head, they make me think twice
C                                                            F
Tellin' me it doesn't mean it's wrong because it feels right
    Am
I'm scared that one day I wake up and wonder where the time go
G
Talk about the past like it's the present while I rock slow
C  
I'll sit in the living room and laugh with kids of my own
F
  And tell 'em
 
Chorus:
            Am
If you want love, you gon' have to go through the pain
G
I wish you woulda told me
            C  
If you want love, you gon' have to learn how to change
F
I wish somebody woulda told me
            Am
If you want trust, you gon' have to give some away
G
You gon' have to give
            C  
If you want love, if you want love
            F
If you want love, if you want love
 
Outro: Am   G   C     F
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