Monday, May 23, 2011
Avoiding the Rebound
The only time you should be excited about a rebound relationship is on a basketball court. If the person you're considering dating is less than six months out of a serious relationship, you may be asking for trouble. For one thing, you've got the problem of the persistent ex, who's still trying to reconcile things. For another, you've got the 'comparison syndrome' to deal with. ('Such-and-such used to call me every night right before I went to bed so that his voice was the last thing I heard before i sleep.') Finally, you've got the very real possibility that the person you're dating still has feelings for the ex.