Me: "I've been thinking about how the first time you sleep with someone, you're not really sleeping with that person -- you're really sleeping with all the other people you've had sex with before them. In essence, before you get to know a new lover's body and preferences -- as well as how your own body and preferences fit with that person -- each of us is really just sorting through all of the bodies and preferences that came before in order to truly enjoy current company. There has been plenty written on the perils of the rebound. The rebounder is at risk of attaching too quickly to the wrong person, and those dating a rebounder are subject to wandering into the line of fire of scatter-shot devotion.
Dating Women On The Rebound
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I believed him when he told me he found everything he was looking for in me. I believed him when he said everything she was lacking, I had. He told me he needed to get the closure he never had with her, and he wanted to give their relationship another shot. He said he believed they had both grown a lot since they ended it, and he needed to figure things out.
This Is Why A Guy On The Rebound Is So Appealing . . . and So Dangerous
The end of a long-term relationship can be rough. You spent a good while with someone, only for the two of you to separate. It's a big life change and one that some will handle differently than others. Some people will spend a good while living the single life. They may have some casual dates here and there, but they're making this period a time to grow and to find themselves.
Yet, there are a few little things that make you nervous. Sometimes everything is totally amazing, and other times you feel a little distance. He did just get divorced and you wonder if this could be a rebound after divorce. He seems fine, but divorce can be rough emotionally, financially and more. So, how can you know?