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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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I've had rebound relationships myself in those first few months, which helped to heal heartache and took my mind off things.
Although Samsung Electronics faces numerous external and internal challenges, it's possible that rewarding rebound relationships with top U.S.
In Emmanuel de la Cruz's 'My Rebound Girl,' Alex Gonzaga (as Rocky) knows all about rebound relationships and its ego-squishing effect on her self-esteem.
Moreover, she admits that her marriage to Marc Anthony happened too quickly and too fast, just like rebound relationships do.
Julie Peasgood answers: Rebound relationships are often viewed as emotional band-aids, a speedy solution to the pain and loneliness felt after a big break-up.
He immerses himself in all things sorrowful: from grief literature to alcohol, from destructive rebound relationships with Belle and Sebastian.
As with all rebound relationships, this one was of sanity-wrecking intensity.
Pontypridd LINDASAYS: Rebound relationships can be a good thing, as long as each sees them as such.
Our focus was on current or past rebound relationships.
Rebound relationships like the one you have with your Gemini never work.
Rebound relationships occur with great frequency, and parties should look to the following multifactor test to determine whether a relationship is a rebound relationship: (1) amount of time elapsed from preceding relationship; (2) gravity of previous relationship; (3) degree to which party is inclined to be in a relationship "at any price"; and (4) extent to which party rationalizes drawbacks in the new party.
Here are five surprising celebrity rebound relationships.
As for the future, resolve to stay single for a while, enjoying the single life and resisting rebound relationships.
Relationship experts say rebound relationships are often used as a way to get over break-ups.
People involved in rebound relationships often seek a quick fix for their pain and damaged self-esteem but few rebounds stand the test of time.