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What is a rebound relationship?
Rebound Relationships A "rebound relationship" is one in which a person becomes overly quick to commit to a new partner after having experienced an upsetting breakup or divorce. People who have breakups and then immediatley involved themselves with someone else seem to feel the need to prove to themselves they are worthy of love and affection. They may miss the comfort and affection of a regular relationship. But whatever the reason is, it is a selfish reason, one that is based on serving the self esteem and satisfying feeling of personal worth. "Someone loves me and needs me." It can also be to affirm "I wasn't at fault in the breakup, this relationship will prove that." Most of these rebound relationships are not permanent, and they can be even more destructive than the earlier breakup.
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- Definitely, in my experience a rebound is getting involved before resolving the effects of a break-up. A rebound puts a band aid on the misery and then shoves it away since there is now someone to love and be loved by.
- I think the wisest course of action for the newly separated or divorced is just to be alone for a while, as long as it takes, until we've gotten rid of our ex-partners from our hearts, completely, and know who we really are. You need to make slow progress towards wholeness, not hiding from the pain when it comes.
- I met a man who wanted to use me as his rebound. He was very anxious to see me again after we first met, and I didn't know about his situation at first. One strange thing was that he wasn't very interested in sex. Instead he wanted to hold me all the time, like he was missing closeness. I had a strange fake feeling when he held me so tight. I was doubting if it was really me he was holding. I wished I could help him, but I decided to go with my instinct and end it.
- A rebound relationship is when the man or women is still suffering pain from an ex and decides to get involved right away to someone new so that they can distract themselves from their pain. It is counterproductive because a new partner won't take away that pain, they can only soothe the pain until he or she completely heals. When they do heal, they will no longer need or appreciate the reboundee's comfort.
- Be very careful about dating divorced men and make sure you are not one of the first relationships they have after the divorce. Spare yourself the pain.
- Be cautious when you know someone recently got out of a relationship. Don't let your guard down and take things extremely slow. And for those who have recently been through a gut-wrenching breakup, always remember that no matter how miserable you may feel life goes on and there are a lot of people out there ready to make you happy.
- A rebound is kinda like picking up the pieces after someone gets their heart broken. You have to comfort the person until they start to like you for you.
- A rebounder will not necessarily know they're using you. As the rebound person, you need to be the stronger person. Be in control of the situation, and be straightforward and honest with your rebounder. Most importantly, if you want it to succeed, never pressure that person. Show them how strong you are and how serious you are about not wanting to be a rebound. If they see it from your perspective (and not their own), they may end up thinking twice before hurting you. Oh yes, one last thing: keep in mind that if you have been dumped as a rebound, it has absolutely nothing to do with you. The rebounder is the one who has the issues.
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Answer . \nSome people are glad to be rid of their ex, while others had no say in the matter. If one is hurt by their ex mate then it takes several months to even a year …to get over it. Rushing into another serious relationship is not the answer to one's pain of lost love.\n. \nA person that is on the rebound (actually doesn't realize they are doing this) can act moody, distant, disinterested, doesn't seem to apply themselves in the present relationship. They may even talk a lot about their ex. Still, if the person is a good person it's could well be worth the wait and would take patience and good communication skills.
I met my cuurent partner on the re-bound and we have been together 5 years. I was so hurt I was depressed and would basically just go to his house to sleep(I had insomnia, pa…rt of depression). It was 3 months of sleep before we had sex and I have more respect for him than anyone I have ever known.\n. \n Answer \n. \nIt depends on the individual. Some people find it easy to move on especially if the relationship was all about arguing and possibly even physical abuse, but the percentage is high that one of the partners was and is truly in love with the person that left and in great pain and grief. Losing someone because they have moved is hard on a person and even though they feel they have an edge on getting over it, they're lonely, and, in some cases need to prove to themselves that it wasn't because they were undesireable to their ex mate and so they start dating too soon in some cases. If the person doesn't give themselves enough time to grieve, think about things and realize mistakes made by either themselves or their ex mate then they haven't learned much and may repeat the same mistake by making the same mistakes in themselves, or choosing another mate that doesn't suit them.\n. \nIf you know anyone who is on the rebound and they want to date you then take it slow and easy. Give them a chance to get to know YOU and perhaps you may just win out.
Well let me give you a situation I had and how I handeled it and hopefully I can help you out: Well to make a long story short....I met this guy and we hit it off, started off… as friends then we fell in love and dated for half a year....then he broke up with me.After the break I was heart broken (like any other person in love) Even when we were dating I had guys come up to me wanting to date me, but to tell you the truth they didn't want to date me, they just wanted to have sex with me and I'm not that kind of girls. So... when we broke up the guys all started thinking that maybe I would be more into it now to get back at him for breaking up with me. But I said 'NO". Not just because I'm not into guys that don't bring positive energy, but because I knew even though me and my boyfriend broke up I still had feelings for him. What I'm trying to get at is If you still have feelings for a person deal with those feelings before you jump into something else. This doesn't mean to sit in a depression mode but realize it's going to take some time if that person ment something to you. And another little tid-bit I would add in is don't settel for less. I'm not talking about money! I'm talking about not setteling for someone that doesn't treat you with respect. Well I hope this helped you instead of being just blank space. And I would really appreciate it if you try and answer mine.....I posted it as "How do girls get a good man?"
Most of many rebound relationships don't last as long as any normal relationship. As a matter of fact if a rebound relationship is even set up as a male being with two females… or a female being with two makes while one is a rebound it could be considered as cheating. It's kind of like having a friend with benefits and still being in a relationship with another person. Once the other person your with finds out that you have a friend with benefits they may have the right to consider it as cheating. Many people think that a friend
Very painfully. You have to accept the fact that this person was or is not ready emotionally. They haven't completely healed from their past relationship. You have to tr…y to walk away and find someone who is available emotionally.
The best way to know is knowing how much time passed between the time when his old relationship ended, and when yours and his relationship began. If it was a period of less t…han two weeks, it is possible it is a rebound relationship.
If you are entering into a relationship on the heels of ending another one, that is the definition of being in a rebound relationship. In essence you have rebounded from your …past relationship into your new one.
do rebound relation ships work? Well i cant really say they will or they wont i can't tell the future but if its a rebound it may not work he/she might be using you… to get back at you or even trying to get your money but there is a slim chance this might be love.
they mostly just help someone to get over their ex. in the long term, not really because they were so confused to get with someone else so quickly in the first place.
well, rebound relationship have a 15% out of 100% working because you might really like the new person your with but your going to spend most of your time thinking about the o…ther old he/she which might cause some trouble for ms./mr. new new.
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That depends a lot on whether your son has asked for your help. If he has not, then back off and simply be there if he wants to talk about it. If he has asked for your help, a…nswer any questions he has, and do not criticize him.
to be the one and not the rebound it would have to unexpected you would have to not want it that's how mine is, he watched me for 3 years get emotionally abused.. but we were …really good friends and he loves me and has for 3 years i was with someone else
a rebound in a relationship is when u have someone to go out with rite after u det dumped or break up with the person ur with
It's when he has been in a relationship which has ended and he goes very quickly into a new relationship. He may not particually want to be with that person but is so used… to being in a relationship that he "Rebounds" from one relationship to another. Imagine the guy being a ball that rebounds off of a goalpost. The ball could go anywhere and end up with anyone. Sometimes these relationships work, sometimes they don't.
That depends on whether you're on the rebound and trying to avoid new relationships, or you don't want to be a rebound relationship. If you've recently broken up with someone… and want to avoid jumping into another relationship you need to remember to stay strong and understand that you need time and space to heal. Yes, having someone there right away may feel good and right, but that could be because you're used to having someone there all the time. Just relax and take your time when looking for/ entering a new relationship. If you don't want to be a rebound relationship, and someone who is on the rebound is interested in you, you should make it clear to them that you don't want to be a rebound, and that if you want a relationship with them, then you should wait a little bit to make sure this is what both people want. Don't rush into things. Take our time.