Issues that I had
Some say it comes from not seeing my dad
In the previous line he talks about needing to break down walls…which most people put up in relationships out of a need to protect themselves from getting hurt.
Those “Issues” that he had, caused those walls to be put up. This could potentially be attributed to the tumultuous relationship he had with his father when he was growing up. Common’s father battled substance abuse problems in Common’s youth and on one occasion even kidnapped Common and his mother.
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