Sign up for Newsletter. An individual should spend the amount of time they need to learn who they are outside of their last relationship, so they can be clear on who they are before they enter a new relationship. A time to love and accept who you are at this very moment regardless of your past. ScottH 9. I went through the same thing after 15 years together. After a big breakup, the idea of going cold turkey into going solo is low-key terrifying.
But, that being said, science has proven that rebounds are actually good for you.
Do Rebound Relationships Ever Work?
By Eva Taylor Grant. You may think you'll be able to spot a potential partner while hanging out with your filler, but chances are you'll be pretty consumed. No wonder we want to jump right into something new. Finding someone new can feel like a quick-fix for feelings of loneliness or inadequacy. All rights reserved. Is experiencing an attraction to someone else, then deciding to break up with your current partner to pursue a relationship with them really a betrayal? This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.