20 Songs About Loving Someone Who Doesn’t Love You Back (Unrequited Love)

(Last Updated On: March 8, 2019)

Sometimes we may be caught up in a situation whereby we have feelings for someone or even be fully in love in someone who doesn’t necessarily feel the same way for us. Here is a list of songs that can resonate with that type of situation.


1.Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me

This song tells a story of a guy who is currently in a toxic relationship but is blind to see how much another girl likes him.


2. Taylor Swift – Gorgeous

This song is a description of unrequited love. The man in the song is so attractive that Taylor just want to be with him even if he  has a girlfriend.


3. Marshmello, Anne Marie – Friends

The song is about the idea of “friendzoning” someone. The singer talks about warding off unwanted romantic advances from a friend and repeatedly saying they can be nothing more than friends.


4. The Weeknd – Call Out My Name

Here its about the struggle of letting go of a past relationship.


5. Selena Gomez – Hands To Myself


6 Clean Bandit – Tears

The songs goes into detail about an emotional heartbreak whereby you fall in love with someone who doesn’t love you back.


7. Bob Marley – Wait In Vain

The song details Marley’s frustration with having to wait for his love without knowing whether or not it will work out.


8. Bruno Mars – Grenade

This is a heartbreaking song whereby the guy is in love with a woman so much and he would do anything for her even if it harms him but the woman would not dare do the same.


9. Adele – Chasing Pavements

Here Adele wonders whether to try and go after a relationship with the man of her dreams with the risk of it going nowhere.


10. Halsey – Without Me

The song focuses on how poorly the lady was treated in the relationship even when was supporting her partner through thick and thin.


11. Kehlani – Nights Like This

The song focuses on the topic of dishonesty and misleading relationships.


12. Linkin Park – In The End

Here the meaning in the song is about time wasted on trying to build a relationship with a girl who doesn’t want to be with you.


13. Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love

This is the 12th song in Ed Sheeran’s debut album. The song deals with the singer’s inability to find love.


14. Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing


15. Meghan Trainor – Just A Friend To You

Many have speculated that the song is about fellow singer Charlie Puth


16. The Chainsmokers – Who Do You Love


17. Tank – I Cant Make You Love Me


18. Sam Smith – Lay Me Down


19. Billie Ellish – Wish You Were Gay

It is about how it felt for her to be rejected by a boy she liked. She wanted some other reason for him not liking her such as him being gay.


20. NeYo – Go On Girl