By Tigress Luv, the Breakup Guru
There is a gross misconception that
rebound relationships are bad and you should avoid them. I strongly
are five TERRIFIC things about rebound relationships (and why you should
1) Rebound relationships can
save face. Yours.
are a great way to repair a damaged ego and to regain the loss of self-esteem
that often results from the rejection of someone we loved. A shattered ego
is an all too familiar after-effect left behind from a breakup, and finding
someone who thinks you are the cat's meow can make a huge difference in mending
your broken spirit.
Rebound relationships have a way of allowing you to see just how 'non-important'
your ex really was.
happens is that when someone breaks up with us we tend to subconsciously
give them more 'heart-power'. After all, anyone who can so turn your entire
world upside down and inside out must have an upper or supreme power over
us, right? Wrong! Ironically, we tend to build our exes up, instead of tear
them down, when they reject us. But a rebound relationship with a GREAT new
person can show you exactly what a putz your ex really was. A new hottie
is exactly what you need to be able to see your ex for the real person -
flaws and all - that they really are, and not the god or goddess that your
broken, rejected heart has made them out to
Rebound relationships get us 'out of our cocoon'.
course, there is nothing more depressing than moping around your home, box
of tissue in one hand, quart of ice cream in the other, grieving about our
loss and tenderly patting our heart on its broken little back, hoping to
never see daylight again. We keep the curtains tightly drawn, the lights
turned off, and cry over sad, sad movies. Well, hey YOU... it's time to get
your arse outta there and start living again. (You can bet your sweet
buns your ex is!) Rebound relationships come in real handy for this purpose.
Let somebody who thinks you are really someone worth dating take you out
on the town and away from your self-pitying,
Rebound relationships quite frequently turn into the greatest romance you'll
can and do often times bloom into great and long-lasting romances.
Mine is going on six-years now! Woo
Rebound relationships can often help you reunite with your ex.
doesn't necessarily mean that they don't want you
and that somebody else can have you! Oh, NO! Once they see you with that
hot new guy or gal, or once they hear that you are dating again, and not
at home whining over the loss of them, they will - most definitely - want
you back! Forced jealousy does have its advantages, you
Article by Tigress Luv, The Breakup Guru, Tigress is also on Facebook; you can subscribe at Tigress Luv's Facebook page, or join her breakup support group at the Lifted Hearts Breakup
Community. She has been mending broken hearts and repairing broken relationships for years.
You can read more of her materialhere.
For more information about getting over
the pain of breakup, please read How to
Get Over a Breakup