However, if your past relationship ended in a drama-free way where you both acted like actual grown-ups, you might be able to get into another relationship soon after because you aren’t weighed down by a raft of negative feelings.
This issue is less straightforward so I will describe this scenario as clearly as possible.
If you were in a relationship with someone for a few months, it may be okay for you to start another relationship soon after.
A few months isn’t nothing, but it’s not a matter of years.
And it alludes to the fact that some situations should be evaluated on a case-by-case basis rather than sticking to an all-or-nothing rule.
When it comes to rebound relationships, they usually do not work and, hence, should not be encouraged or recommended.
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If you didn’t want a relationship to end and it did, it is a bad idea to start a rebound relationship. Because your self-esteem and your feelings overall are going to be vulnerable, and you are understandably going to be looking for reassurance or romantic rescuing.
The problem is that you are going to need to feel wanted and cared for so much that you will often overlook a basic question: Is this someone I am going to want to be with months or even years from now?
Sadly, most men and women in this situation just want to find a new relationship STAT to self-medicate and heal the hurts caused by the previous person ending the old relationship.
However, if you left the previous relationship with decent self-esteem and a level head, and you feel hopeful about finding a better relationship, you might be able to make a rebound relationship work.
Be cautious and remember that you should never feel rushed to find a relationship.