Houston, Whitney - On My Own Lyrics

I'm wiser now
I'm not the foolish girl you used to know
So long ago

I'm stronger now
I've learned from my mistakes which way to go
And I should know

I put myself aside to do it your way
But now I need to do it all alone

And I am not afraid to try it on my own
I don't care if I'm right or wrong
I'll live my life the way I feel
No matter what, I'll keep it real
You know
Time for me to do it on my own

It's over now
I can't go back to living through your eyes
Too many lies

And if you don't know by now
I can't go back to being someone else
Not anymore

I never had a chance to do things my way
So now it's time for me to take control

And I am not afraid to try it on my own
I don't care if I'm right or wrong
I'll live my life the way I feel
No matter what, I'm gonna keep it real
You know
Time for me to do it

Oh, I start again, go back to one
I'm running things in my way
Can't stop me now, I've just begun
Don't even think about it
There ain't no way about it

I'm taking names, the ones of mine
Yes, I'm gonna take my turn
It's time for me to finally stand alone, stand alone

I am not afraid to try it on my own
And I don't care if I'm right or wrong
I'll live my life the way I feel
No matter what, I'm gonna keep it real
You know
It's time for me to do it

See, I'm not afraid

I am not afraid to try it on my own
And I don't care if I'm right or wrong
I'll live my life the way I feel
No matter what, I'm gonna keep it real
You know
It's time for me to do it
On my own

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Houston, Whitney On My Own Comments
  1. Delois Jackson


  2. Toni_Tones

    I heard this song growing up but this is my first time really listening and man , it brought a tear to my eye.

  3. Hadad Sharif

    Song of motivation

  4. clarisa farley

    Even when she wasn't her best she still was the best I sorry she was a best I miss her so much

  5. Sloba Oljaca

    She was beloved by everyone !! So huge loss of music world will never make up !!

  6. Patricia Gomez

    Amo a esta hermosa mujer jamas me canso de escucharla fue ,es y va a ser lo mas grande para mi

  7. Paula Belton

    Beautiful song

  8. aldrin soldao

    Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion sa mga power belter foreign song, Lani Misalucha, Jaya, Regine Velasquez nmn sa mga local power belter...

  9. aldrin soldao

    Lupeeeet ng idol ko

  10. aldrin soldao

    One 's favorite song is Whitney Houston, ang ganda ng pag ka deliver ng song

  11. lise adriansen

    loooooove it

  12. Arsen Jaho

    Typical whitney style! One of her best!

  13. soundseeker63

    "Just Whitney" is deffo one of her most underrate and overlooked albums! We all know about the personal problems she was having and her treatment by the press at this time, but lets face it, her music and videos were always on point! She never let anything come in the way of her work. A true professional and a real hard worker too. RIP Nippy.

  14. nova eve

    I want to do it on my own in 2020

  15. YoMoyg07

    The part where she belted “See, I’m not afraid...”, I felt how she succinctly interpreted being undaunted of embarking on a journey unknown to her—not knowing what lies ahead but still pursuing things on her own. Only a person like her who has gone out of similar ordeal could articulate such struggle in a four-second part of a song. Lot of emotions for a split-minute time!

  16. purity wanjiru

    trying to do it on my own in 2020 ....

  17. Janae Simmons

    OMG, yes with God as our Partner it's time to do it His way not other's way. Yes, go for it.

  18. Ed Miller

    The "Over the Rainbow" cue-cards at 00:59 > 1:07 are an inside joke. I wonder how many so-called Whitney "fans" even noticed it, or got the reference.

  19. Luciana Mattos

    Que mulher linda,que falta faz,que esteja em um bom lugar,saudades eterna 😢

  20. Andre Suston

    When Whitney first came on the scene I was like "Harpo!! who dis woman"?? I been a fan ever since.

  21. IlMareDeveVivere

    👍☀️👍GRAZIE Whitney ! From 🇮🇹 Italy ❤️🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈❤️

  22. Sadaqah Green

    She made HISTORY n accomplished things unheard of (while dealing with one of the WORST addictions ever, that damn smoking 🚬 of cocaine n C-sticks!! I loved her more through it ALL.. She came back n God allowed her to get her baby, Bobbi Kristina. Those that abused, stole n took advantage of her vulnerabilities will PAY(Pat Garland), she ain’t gotta drop of Houston blood running thru those cold 🥶 veins of hers!!! Now my Sister, Nippy the struggle is OVER! Thank you 🙏 My Lord.. Now my sister n her baby are at peace, the struggles are over (Whitney) Nippy n Bobbi Kristina 🙏 RIP&P... #BeTrueToThyself #RobynCrawford&Nippy

  23. Sadaqah Green

    I’m here Nippy n will be till my last breath n on, if OUR LORD so permits Whit. She’s ALWAYS BEEN n continues 2day to be my Newark/East Orange Sister! I now look at New Hope Baptist from my balcony. I still cry with her music 🎼 n if u listen to her lyrics n songs she sang, she was letting the world 🌎 know how she felt n who she REALLY was. She endured some BIG shoes that we won’t ever come close to walk in! She is in the World Book of Guinness!

  24. newworldgovernment.net

    I get it - as soon as she got rid of all white jury and invited all black crowd, the place started rocking

    Andre Suston


  25. Laura Cernetti

    Ti amo.

  26. taher boumegouas

    2020 ❤❤❤❤

  27. سعيد حسين


  28. Sunni D'Groovey

    Was that Bobby?

  29. Daniele Pusceddu


  30. Teresa Doss

    Best voice that graced the earth

  31. Margaret Oselle

    Sorry to bother you but I have been in contact you and your family have a wonderful time with your family have a 💓💓

    Margaret Oselle

    Hi and see how I feel in contact with him and tomorrow but I have been in contact with

    Margaret Oselle

    With the kids and your dad you are not feeling good at all but I really think I should be able to make it to the morning meeting at all

    Margaret Oselle

    AP and tomorrow but I have been working with the kids and I don't know what

    Margaret Oselle

    Qkb you think I should do that to me know if you have any questions please feel free to send them back but I have been in contact

    Margaret Oselle

    E in the hospital for a few minutes and I'll be there soon to pick up the check for the morning meeting With

  32. Margaret Oselle

    So I don't know what to do with ty for the morning and I don't want to take a look at it and

  33. Honey Bee

    I miss you Whitney!🙏💞💕

  34. Maria Dorota Świątkowska

    Vevo 🌹🌹

    dudu makua

    Maria Dorota Świątkowska one of the best voices in music

  35. 건대문화마마



    Simplesmente A VOZ!

  37. charles njenga

    Whitney is my idol loved her since childhood era love +254

  38. Todd Beasley

    RIP Whitney

  39. Janelyn Acosta

    I like yuor voice

  40. Rex Tennison

    2020 is going to be a great year for me. Going into it with a new mindset and new attitude!

  41. Daniele Soares

    Amo todas as musicas da witney histon ela cantava muito.

  42. Абрамова Светлана

    Невозможно слушать её песни и не плакать. Как же её не хватает, как много песен не спеть, жаль((((

  43. Iman Jouini

    Ready for 2020

  44. Gigi King

    I love this song, I love you Whitney, R.I.P.🙏

  45. Ben Park

    one of the best singer in history of music, you're never ever forget in the industry of music.

    dudu makua

    Ben Park 💁‍♂️

  46. Shelly Nassaka


  47. Namusoke Mary

    I like the song coz it's a lesoon

  48. Pascale Janssens

    Love Whitney forever ♥️♥️♥️

  49. Vicky Kanjaa

    Beautiful voice indeed ... Keep resting peacefully Queen 👑

  50. Vincenzo Pinchera

    Un angelo che non ti fa pensare x un momento ai guai che hai

  51. Ann Gullan

    all time favorite, 2019. love you forever my idol!

  52. Rouslan Ivanov

    0:35 красная шапка .

  53. Alungile Mpetsheni

    Will forever love this woman😚❤

  54. Stephanie Hardwall

    Those were the day's😢😢😢😢

  55. gorgeous wales

    I believe she meant these words, but something went left. Now she made this song for the me and the world to be encouraged. No matter what❤️ Thanks Whitney!

  56. filipe jesus Rodrigues

    Morrem cedo aqueles que Deus ama ...

  57. ramou ramou

    May her beautiful soul continue to rest in peace ameen 😭🙏🙏🙏

  58. Natali Shuraeva

    I very love ❤️ ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Whitney Houston .

  59. Natali Shuraeva

    Whitney Houston the most talented in planet 🌎 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ , very beautiful!!!!!!!

  60. carlos Soares

    Lindas músicas.❤❤❤❤❤❤

  61. Mic En

    U tried on your on but those you call your friends let you down. Whitney you should still be here

  62. Claudia Da Silva Freitas

    Brasileira apaixonada por essa Diva!!

  63. Yollanda Nurse

    Still here November 30th 2019

  64. جمال صالح الصباحي

    احلى صباح .

  65. Ivana Hanzelova

    She was soooo perfect. 😭😭😭❤️❤️❤️

  66. linus pannan

    Any November 2019 all to 2020 to 3050

  67. shendy f

    2:05-2:47 & 3:12-4:17 is the best part of the lyrics that always motivates me! I like your music so much!

  68. Monique Wagruh

    Gone but not forever Whitney,your voice lives on

  69. deenar Ashily

    Most songs were personal.

  70. Kiwujjo Agnes

    Gone too soon. No greater voice than Whitney Houston.

  71. Alecia Lewis

    I used to love this song

  72. Dragica sušnik

    Dedicated to my Dad

  73. ian nexus

    Who's here November 24th 2019?

  74. Barwudu Johnson

    beauty and voice so pure!

  75. Mark MP

    One of my favorite song, I always remember my ex when I heard this song...she always sings this song..She was broke when I met her and we had a wonderful memories together. I love her so much unfortunately we separated its complicated... I miss you Leah/Beuk/Danna/Honey .... Love u always from the guy of st. Francis Square....

  76. Andrea Lima

    Linda linda a voz ela também era muito bonita

  77. Ariana Hudson

    She just make me get mad mad.

  78. CMH


  79. Leonard Charles

    For you "fatgirl"...

  80. Millen Abraha

    I'm November lady ...still rewinding this beautiful song..who is with me..haaa

  81. Olanrewaju Racheal

    I love this so much...with am passing through...don't have a family to love me, no friend and I think of suicide sometimes, and yesterday my boyfriend broke up with , no house to live in. just me alone . I cried myself out hearing the song. But at the end the song as give me hope. I always try to do things to please everyone around so they will love me but now am doing it on my own way.

  82. Bill Kennedy

    Are u with me 3030 my ancestors will come back n listing to it love u girl RIP

  83. Luiz Santos

    Diva❤única ❤❤maravilhosa

  84. Helia Amaral

    A melhor cantora de todos os tempos!

  85. Frogs Aregross

    A prophetic song.
    A glimpse into the journey from Newark/ East Orange, NJ to traveling the globe.
    The pressures of that amazing career evidently confiscated her soul. The demons that she lived with daily that some of us can relate. However, the choices she made will never equate to the unequivocal voice that she had. Her garland will invariably continue...the greatest singer of all generations.
    I love you Whitney❤

  86. maryann matsuda

    i like her so much😋😋

  87. Pierre D

    People who love and support Whitney vote for her Rock Hall of Fame inductee. Use the vote link

  88. Ndumiso Mbiko

    The greatest female artist ever 💞❤️

  89. tshepang deke deke tshepang

    dis song make my life easy 😍

  90. Carolyn Rama

    The best Singer ❤️ ever

    Amoo Habib

    Carolyn Rama she is soo sorely Miss

  91. Johanes Albrechtsen

    bad song...worse video - no imagination and way too cheasy. Great voice but she "cracked it" away. RIP Whitney

    Christopher Johnson


  92. aldrin dellamas

    November 13, 2019
    Dammam 🇸🇦

  93. yoel sadarman


  94. Kathie Balaine

    I can't remember how many times I heard this song.. Believing that time had come to try it on my own.. But each time.. There was something or someone that prevented me from trying like I wanted to...
    Today.. It's the Day. ..time has finally come to feel each word of this song.. Each one yeah..
    Thanks to all the people who tried to get me wrong and down.. They didn't succeed to kill me.. Nor to make me become like them.. So.. Wiser and stronger... My heart and my soul stayed the same.. and will.. So.. It's time for me to try it on my own.. Stand.. Alone.. I'm not afraid

    I knew there'll come a time when all will lead me to somewhere but I didn't know where.. Maybe to today..

    I've always loved this song..

  95. Christopher Reed

    still the greatest singer of all times...although doing it on her own didn't quite work out for her did it

  96. Sandy Ramautar

    Still the best voice in the world