rebound relationship

rebound relationship

A romantic relationship that one begins, often as a means of distraction, while still recovering from the end of a different relationship. Oh, Peggy doesn't really love that guy—she's just in a rebound relationship so that she doesn't feel so heartbroken about Pat leaving her.
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The last thing either of them needs is a new rebound relationship; but love doesn't always recognize logic, and the two discover that their connections and emotions over their divorces creates a situation and friendship in which love blossoms even when doubts set in.
I had recently lost another relationship and did not want to get into a rebound relationship. I wanted to have my time to think through what I wanted from a relationship and heal completely.
If I'm honest, it was a rebound relationship. We met at a party one night not long after I split with a guy I'd been in a serious relationship with for five years.
I just want to enjoy myself without being tied down but is it a bad idea to get into a rebound relationship? I know it hasn't been long since my break-up.
His break up with his god-fearing fiancee who refused pre-marital sex and test the fertility waters by getting pregnant before marriage, became a platform for the rebound relationship with his ex-fiancee's best friend.
Lizzy Caplan and Alison Brie play sisters Sarah and Beth, as the film follows Sarah after she rejects her boyfriend's proposal and finds herself in a rebound relationship. Meanwhile, Beth has to deal with her upcoming wedding.
ONLY three weeks into 2014 and it already seems this is going to be the year of the rebound relationship.
Hasnat and rebound relationship with Dodi Al Fayed before her death in a car crash in Paris.
Then I entered a sort of rebound relationship, which was very exciting but pretty destructive really.
Some get into a rebound relationship, some just get into this non-stop partying or drinking mode or some get depressed and some people immerse themselves in work."
Undergraduates who were 'love seekers", "deceptive", "unconventional" and "hedonistic/risk takers" were significantly more likely to report having been involved in a rebound relationship.
One defence mechanism that we should be wary of however is the rebound relationship. It might sounds like a good idea, but jumping back into an old relationship is not the best thing for your emotional state.
She forms a rebound relationship with the office bore, but Dave returns on a macho mission to try to win her back.
Offering the attractive qualities of personal freedom and flexibility, a career in real estate often serves as the default "rebound relationship" for disenchanted professionals from every other field.
Canada's official immigration Web site has been flooded with hits, and immigration lawyers, civic boosters and real estate agents are eager to play matchmaker for Americans seeking a rebound relationship. They are publicizing seminars are delivering Internet pitches, offering to help gay couples and liberal Americans establish residency and find new homes in the land of loose marijuana laws, same-sex marriage and universal health care.