Rebounds Aren't As Bad As You Might Think

Rebounds Aren’t As Bad As You Might Think

By Max Jancar | Published: May 20, 2024 | 3 Minute Read

As part of The Breakthrough Letter, every week I send out a short email with one idea, one suggestion, and one resource to help you break through your breakup and create a new possibility for love, either with your ex or someone new.

Here’s this week’s edition. Enjoy.

Today’s Idea:

Rebound relationships often receive a bad rap, but not everything about them is as horrible as people think. They can — and often do — serve an important purpose in one’s healing journey. They can provide a sense of comfort, boost self-esteem, and offer a fresh perspective on what one wants in a partner.

The key is to approach them with the right mindset. Don’t think about them as something you should avoid or something that’s destined for failure. Rather, think about rebounds as opportunities for growth, regardless of whether they fail or succeed.

Today’s Suggestion:

If you find yourself drawn to someone new shortly after a breakup, perhaps you’re even thinking about getting together with them officially, give yourself permission to explore that connection.

Sure, set clear boundaries and be honest with yourself and the other person about where you are emotionally. But don’t avoid or run away from the connection just because you fear the rebound.

Remember, it’s okay to connect with someone new, even if it doesn’t lead to something long-term. Besides, as cheesy as it sounds, to find lasting love you’ve got to risk getting your hear broken a few times. There is no way around it.

Today’s Resource:

Don’t Fear The Rebound Relationship — a short article about the often neglected, controversial side of rebounds: how they can actually be a good idea. Give it a read and hopefully it changes your mind on a few things rebound.

New This Week:

New Articles:

Not exactly an article, but more so a living, semi-personal page that I’ll feature from now on in the footer section of my website for those interested. It’s called “What I’m Up To Now.” Self-explanatory. You can read it here.

New Videos:

As always, feel free to reply to this email and let me know what you think. While I can’t respond to everyone, I do read everything.

Until next time,

Max Jancar

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