3 signs that you’re in a rebound relationship

Last Updated on August 30, 2021 by MyGh.Online

When you have yet to get your head out of that relationship, and that previous partner out of your mind, getting into another relationship might not be the best thing to do.

We can all agree that trying to drown out memories of an ex by getting a next is not a bright idea, and no one really wants to feel like ‘a substitute’ or a ‘stopgap solution’ rather than the choice.

So how would you know if someone is trying to use you as a rebound?

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If he or she won’t keep shut about the ex, or seems so intent on making that ex jealous in all distant and proximate manners imaginable, chances are that they haven’t gotten over that person and you are just a stopgap, or worse, they’re trying to get to that person with you.

There may be nothing wrong with casual sex in your estimation, still, that would only make sense if you are both open and upfront about that being the thing you both want.

But if you’re trying to make a relationship work and your partner is only in it for the sexual distraction, that could be a problem. And if that is what your relationship feels like with your partner, you probably should be worried.

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According to Men’s Health, new relationships are all about exploration — you’re learning as much as you can about this person who’s suddenly so important in your life. So, if your new partner is holding back, if they seem vulnerable and unsure, or you feel like they’re putting on a fake smile but not really letting you get to know them, then that could be a sign of rebound. “She’s not giving you deep, sincere eye-contact and feels like she’s not fully present,” Allison says. “She seems overly into you, spends a lot of time with you, but doesn’t seem to be her authentic self or ever ‘let you inside’, or go deep with you.”

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