This is a common expression of abandonment issues in men. Whether "it" is a work project, the way your home looks, how you dress or what your body looks like, perfectionism is a thief.It steals your happiness under the guise of preventing rejection.As soon as you decide to do something to make your life better, your Seven Dwarves will start throwing up roadblocks.
It's possible to imagine the feeling of riding out the night of the blackout in a cold apartment building surrounded by the eeriness of the dark, power-deprived city.
All of this would provide a fertile environment for a songwriter.
The two couples beside me, along with about 25% of the audience, left grumbling when they saw the electric guitar. It's a guilt song, and a song about embarking on a new commitment. I believe that the surreal atmosphere of this song may have been inspired by the widespread electrical black-out which plunged a large part of the U. Temperatures in NYC that day averaged 35-45 degrees F.
An early working title for this song was "Freeze Out." Dylan was known to be living in the city in the autumn of 1965.
You can't do enough for your partner, and you're a giver.