Rush dating

They saw the way I loved her, and they wanted that love for themselves, but I don’t just offer that kind of love to anyone, especially not when I’m heartbroken.

So when things don’t work out with our rebound, they have a whole arsenal to throw back at us.

They know all of the insults that hurt us the most, plus they twist the knife a little deeper with their exit line: “Your ex was right about you all along!

Rebounding isn’t something that happens once with a single partner; it’s an emotional state that a grieving person undergoes after a break-up, and there isn’t a limit on how long that grieving takes, nor are there fool-proof steps to get through the grief faster.◊♦◊We all have our own selfish reasons for leaving our partners, just as we sometimes have our own selfish reasons for staying.

Even after the ugliest of break-ups, we grieve that our ex finds the right partner.

should have found an equally fulfilling relationship by now.

You wonder why finding a new significant other seems so easy for your ex but so difficult for you.

When things didn’t work out, I was sad, but I was relieved to know that the “rebounding” part of my post-divorce dating life was over and that now I could go find my next true love.

The next woman I dated was a rebound, too, as was the woman I would eventually commit to a serious relationship with.

Friends aren’t always as reliable as romantic partners, dating prospects can dry up, and the depression of heartbreak often impedes personal growth.

People told me not to get a new girlfriend until that growth was complete, but it’s never complete, is it?

You wonder why you thought you had to settle and feel grateful you aren’t settling anymore.

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