Stand Beside Me

Disclaimer: I don't own the Hottest Couple on T.V But if I did I would kick Dick wolf in the head, I also don't own the song Stand Beside Me Jo Dee Messina owns that. So don't sue

Olivia sat in her apartment on a cold December night, Staring at her almost dead plant, As she thought to herself how ironic that is how I feel as she stood up to put some music on then proceeded to laugh hell if u can't beat em' join em as she put one of her favorite C.D.'s on.

He left me crying one Sunday night outside of Boulder. He said he had

To find himself out on the road. I guess when love goes so wrong. You've

Gotta learn to be strong

Just outside the door unbenounced to her. Her friend, partner and confidant stood there just listening to the soft music strumming against the cold concrete. "Oh liv" he thought to himself you're stronger than any woman that I've ever known as he heard her start softly singing.

So I worked two jobs,

And moved three times

I ended up south of Memphis, working down in Riverside

I may not be so lucky in love

But the one thing I'm sure of

I want a man that stands beside me

Not in front of or behind me

Give me two arms that want to hold me, not own me

And I'll give all the love in my heart stand beside me.

Be true, don't tell lies to me

I'm not looking for a fantasy

I want a man who stands beside me.

As Elliot stood outside Olivia's door listening to her sing softly he said to himself. "You've got him if you'll have me".

I didn't expect to see him, one hot July morning.

His hair was longer, but his eyes were the same old blue

He said, "I've missed you for so long. Oh baby, what can I do?" I said

"I want a man that stands beside me

Not in front of or behind me

Give me two arms that want to hold me, not own me

And I'll give all the love in my heart".

It's hard to tell him, "no" when I want him so bad

But I've got to be true to my heart this time.

I'm not looking for a fantasy

I want a man who stands beside me

I want a man who stands beside me

Stand beside me….

Stand beside me…

As the music faded away Elliot knocked on the door, as the door opened saw his beautiful partner. "El" how long have you been here?

Long enough to realize how you feel. Elliot she says "don't please". No Olivia looking into her deep dark Chocolate eyes. I've been hiding from the truth. Olivia I've loved you since the very first time I laid my eyes on you. I've fallen in love with you "no holds barred take no prisoner attitude", the "I may be a cop but I'm still feminine". The way you act when you get to close and personal to a case, and yes even your disgusting eating habits. As Olivia smiled through all her tears, Elliot "you don't know how long I've waited for you to say those words". If you don't realize how I feel I love you too.

As she stood on her tippy toes to give him a kiss filled with 8 years of hoping and waiting lust and passion. As the kiss grew more passionate she let Elliot lead the way to her bedroom. Elliot asked "are you sure about this?'' Her only reply was "I've never been more sure of anything in my life" as they fell on the bed,

Later that night lying comfortably with the man that she loved she said. "I've finally found a man that stands beside me, not in front of or behind me.

That have two arms that want to hold me, not own me, and I have given all the love that's in my heart. As she closed her eyes and fell asleep with her true love,

Hope you enjoyed! I like writing it!

Stand beside me is found on Jo Dee Messina's CD called I'm alright!

Luv u all

mel