Because everyone gets hurt in a rebound relationship

couple in a reboud relationship

You might consider a rebound relationship, so you need to know why everyone can get hurt in a rebound relationship.

Let’s take a look at the definition of rebound relationships – this is a relationship that a person engages immediately after their previous relationship is broken. There are up to four people involved in this type of relationship: the new couple and the partners with whom they have recently had a relationship.

There can be a number of reasons for undertaking this new relationship, one of which is reimbursement to hurt their previous partner or an attempt to make them jealous. This is not right for the new partner or their previous partner and is likely to backfire, so usually, in this situation no one wins and every person is further injured.

Another reason is that suddenly a single person does not want to be alone, and therefore to not have to be alone, to enter quickly into another relationship. People who suddenly find themselves single seem to attract as companions, and so two people who have just come out of a relationship can quickly jump into one another.

drawbacks of a rebound relationship

– People often have unresolved issues from their previous relationships and engaging in another relationship quickly may not have been able to solve these problems and then bring them into the new relationship.

– People can jump into these relationships confusing comfort and sharing a common pain for love, and therefore the relationship itself cannot be sustained and is relatively short lived.

– People can use these relationships as a way to cover up their hurt emotions and avoid facing them, but they still have to resolve their feelings about the relationship and their lost love. When they start managing those emotions, they may find they have “surpassed” the person they are with now.

– People can quickly enter into another relationship so that they can feel good about themselves once again being discharged or having a breakup can make a person feel unlovable. This often results in the relationship that ends quickly as the new person cannot cope with the need for the other.

Invariably the people involved in rebound relationships are not aware of the various emotions that drive their needs and really need to spend some time working on those problems and getting back into balance before they are ready for another relationship.

Whenever two people are contemplating a new relationship that falls into the category of a rebound relationship, it is more likely to be successful if these points are taken into account and any problem is solved and resolved. This can be a time of rapid growth and mutual understanding in the new relationship, but requires that both parties be fully aware of what is happening to them.

Jumping into a rebound relationship without being fully aware of these factors can cause everyone to get hurt when it’s not really necessary.

Read here: How does our first love affect our other relationships?