The singer’s anguish comes from being in love, but there is a crisis in the relationship.
There are three different situations.
1) The singer is committed to somebody other than the person that the singer really loves.
2) The singer now loves somebody other than the person that the singer used to love.
3) The singer has to leave the person even if it means hurting the person.
Goodbye Baby – Maureen Gray
Hung On You – The Righteous Brothers
I Walked Away – Bobby Paris
I’m Over You – Lenny Welch
In The Cold Light Of Day – Gene Pitney
When The First Tear Shows – Brian Keith
Yours Until Tomorrow – Gene Pitney, Alan Price, Dee Dee Warwick