When you and your friend are both in the "off-limits" camp, it's great -- it simply doesn't happen, because you both agree it's not a good move.
However, when you're in different camps, and a friend dates your ex (or vice versa), this can lead to big trouble -- anything from awkward social interactions to permanent rifts within groups of friends.
The second verse describes a scene where he surreptitiously watches her with another guy: “Is this more than you bargained for yet?
/ Oh don’t mind me, I’m watching you two from the closet / Wishing to be the friction in your jeans / Isn’t it messed up, how I’m just dying to be him? —the answer to that is “Definitely.”Throbbing beat and shimmering synths aside, Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” is one of the most morose songs about hitting the club.
A breakup is its own acute misery, but nothing hurts quite like seeing an ex getting physical with someone else.