In other words, there are few things more cruel than dragging an unwitting new partner into your emotional baggage while letting them believe your new relationship is the real deal.
Sometimes, though, someone won't even admit to that they're rebounding, much less the person they're seeing.
It's a question I'm often asked, and the answer really depends on two factors: How good the rebound relationship is; and how attached the person is to their ex.
Rebound relationships can often help people stop missing their exes.
Nothing temporarily numbs the sting of a breakup quite like a rebound relationship.
Yes, they can occasionally be totally toxic, but under the right circumstances, they can actually be really beneficial.
Hell, sometimes they can even grow into something amazing!
The point of this article is to stop you from driving yourself crazy trying to analyze every little thing he does to try to figure out whether he’s left you behind or whether he’s just trying to get over you, or whether your .
But if you’re interested in a long-term romance, does it make sense?
Short answer: Yes, if you’re actually a good match.
Long answer: I read about a study last week done at Columbia University comparing physical pain to emotional pain.
Volunteers who had previously gone through a painful break-up were shown pictures of their exes, and asked to think of a positive memory, then of a painful one.