Most people who enter into a rebound relationship are doing it for entirely the wrong reasons.
They might be just trying to make their ex jealous or they might be dating because they are afraid of being single.
while blacked out and stumbling home, and he calls you “shorty” despite being six inches smaller than you, but whatever—you just connect on a really profound level.
(Plus, he gives good head.) For some reason, all of your friends get awkwardly silent when you talk about how wonderfully your new relationship is going, but that’s just because they’re jealous. And you’re you’re not in love—you’re an emotional maniac. After a big breakup, the idea of going cold turkey into going solo is low-key terrifying.
You are vulnerable However strong you might think you are, you will be at a vulnerable point in your life straight after a breakup.
It’s unfair to the other person You really are playing with the other person’s emotions when you date them on the rebound, and they are quite likely to get hurt.
Using someone in this way isn’t fair, because you won’t be fully over your ex yet.
A failed relationship is not usually just one person’s fault, so you will need some time to take stock and think through what has just happened.
If you jump straight into another relationship, you won’t have this valuable introspective time, when you could learn lessons that will be helpful for future relationships.6.You will most likely find that the attraction wears off after a while, and then you will be facing another breakup, hot the heels of the last one.8.