Rebound Relationships

  • cityguy39

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    Aug 20, 2009 12:34 PM GMT
    I was just wondering how you guys feel about "Rebound Relationships". Have you ever been in one, do you know of one that ever really worked out?
  • rnch

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    Aug 20, 2009 12:52 PM GMT
    my second serious guy relationship turned out to a "rebound relationship".

    he had just broken up, a few months earlier, with his long term live in lover. (i was new to the area and found this out after we parted ways).

    for about 6 weeks we had sensous, multipe orgasm, mind blowing sex. we were an item, caused tight smiles and behind hand wispers from many of the partrons of the bar he held court in 4 nights a week. i basked in his glory, attention & association and bedroom skills. icon_twisted.gif

    it was fantastic...until he moved on to someone else. i was there, apparently, just to ease him back into the dating pool. icon_sad.gif
  • cityguy39

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    Aug 20, 2009 1:57 PM GMT
    Ah I see, my ex and I broke up about 7 months ago back in March. You might remember my thread " I think I just got dumped" where my then BF came to me and wanted a two week break. Well after the breakup and a week later he pops up with a new BF, whom he swears he didn't know before the break up, not that it matters, I just don't see anything good coming from Rebound Relationships, to me they are just emotional band aids.
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    Aug 20, 2009 2:23 PM GMT
    yeah had a few, been in a few, all fun and wild icon_smile.gif
  • cityguy39

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    Aug 20, 2009 2:36 PM GMT
    I guess they can be like anything else in life, but I see them having a very short shelf life when the honeymoon haze wears off.
  • MikemikeMike

    Posts: 6932

    Aug 20, 2009 3:30 PM GMT
    I would want to date someone who just got out of a relationship. They need time to heal eevn if they were the dumper not just the dumpie. They normally don't last. IMO.
  • calibro

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    Aug 20, 2009 5:38 PM GMT
    i've been in them and had a few... they're fine as long as you both know there's an expiration date.
  • cityguy39

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    Aug 20, 2009 8:15 PM GMT
    I don't think most people go into them thinking there is an expiration date. I think when you both are in denial of giving yourself a chance to heal from your previous relationships, your also in denial of what probably brought the two of you together in the first place also.
  • GQjock

    Posts: 11648

    Aug 21, 2009 5:01 PM GMT
    They usually don't last

    I always need some advil when the guy starts complaining about his Ex

    Can you believe what that asshole did?
    Would you put up with someone like that?
    He even wanted the dog for Christ sake