Dating guys on the rebound
Rebounding: a selfish, tumultuous practice that takes the phrase “the only way to get over someone, is to get under someone else,” all too literally. When it comes to rebounding, things often do not go well; chances are your rebound will quickly discover that you've been using him/her to “win the breakup,” and promptly alert social media to your actions with some colorful profanity.
I know he also still has a few heartstrings attached to her.I want to focus on giving him room to heal without pressure. We talk most days during the week and see each other about one time per week. I'm admittedly hurt, and it kills me knowing his heart is not fully with me, but my goal since we've decided to see this through is to show him that I'm supportive of his need to heal; I don't judge him for where he is now; and he's free to take the time he needs while we're together work on himself.How specifically can I achieve this through my actions? Dear Callie, As a dating coach, I have found that the rules for dating aren't hard and fast.Women, however, understand that I am addressing the phenomenon of rushing into a new relationship after the dissolution of an old one.And while men aren't the only ones guilty of this relationship ricochet, they are, by far, the most-likely to engage in this particular type of reactionary behavior.
This is sign that he is moving through the grief and loss cycle in a normal and healthy way.