[Read: How to kiss a friend and get away with it] Every time you have a break up and feel good talking to an old crush or feel a tingle of excitement when you’re cuddling up with a crush or a friend that’s consoling you, it’s nothing but the first flicker of a rebound relationship.
You may not realize it or want to take it further, but it’s all the first few stages of a rebound relationship.
I think it's according to which end of the relationship you find yourself that determines whether it is a good or bad thing.
I certainly wouldn't want to attach myself to someone who was rebounding from a long relationship and eventually find myself left behind once their need for a distraction came to an end. Defining a Rebound Relationship: A rebound relationship is one that occurs shortly after the break-up of a significant love relationship.
Was the divorce amicable and are both parties on good terms?
It is a connection to another person that keeps us from having to experience the full extent of the emotional pain of our resent break – up.
Let's talk rebound relationships after divorce. I've heard people say it's something everyone should experience.
I've also heard horror stories from folks who've experienced a rebound.
But if the only reason you’re getting into a relationship is to forget your ex, and not really to fall in love with someone new, then perhaps it would be better to let your new date know what you have in mind rather than hurt them later. Many of us fall into a rebound relationship without really realizing it.
It happens all the time with consoling friends of the opposite sex who are attracted to each other, on chance meetings at a party and even when old crushes get in touch immediately after a break up for a feel-good call.