But what he’s really doing his projecting his feelings about his ex onto a new girl – in a sense, he’s using the new girl. Have you ever felt like your new BF maybe isn’t over his ex? By that I mean did it happen in the last month or so?
People who go into rebound relationships don’t go into them with the intention of using someone or hurting someone else. If so, that's probably the biggest warning sign of a rebound relationship, especially if he was in a long-term relationship right before he met you.
Image Source: Glamour Dating a woman who just got out of a relationship isn’t the easiest.
It is fraught with anxiety and fears about losing what you haven’t even gained yet. Making too many advances, coming on too strong, and taking things fast, is just the right way to turn off a woman, particularly one who just had a break-up.
Often these kinds of relationships built on infatuation can die as quickly as they sprung up.
Wikipedia defines infatuation as: the state of being completely carried away by unreasoning passion or love; addictive love.
We need to keep telling ourselves the basic truths of a healthy and truly loving relationship. While you spend time getting to know someone as a friend, you are able to see more clearly whether they are right for you and you for them.
If you start slowly, you will keep your emotions and expectations in check. If there were ever a time to delay intimate activity, it should be when you meet someone who just got out of a relationship.
After a relationship ends, people often want to jump in too quickly in this area because their last experience wasn’t so fulfilling toward the end.
Is it safe to start a relationship with someone who just got out of one?
Odds are that you have enough life and dating experience to know that getting into a relationship with someone who is recently single isn’t the safest or most effective route to take.
If reassurance is what you’re looking for, this is not the place.