Supposedly written about John Mayer, the song chronicles a tragic relationship between a deceptive older man and a naive teenager. However, the song becomes an empowering one and a powerful Savvy learning lesson in manipulation.
Savvy Lesson Learned: Coming-of-age women need to use extreme caution, discretion, and suspicion, especially when becoming involved in a romantic relationship with an older partner. However, if you do involve yourself, don't let the regret and shame destroy you. Instead, do what it takes to feel empowered again (like writing a song for millions to hear).