191: Rebound Relationships

Breakups suck. Whether you’ve been dumped or you broke off the relationship, feelings of shame, sadness, desperation and loss can arise. Along comes the ‘rebound’ relationship and we’re back on the crazy love train again. Listen to today’s episode as we debunk some of the myths surrounding rebound relationships and how to best navigate them.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How the desire to be attached affects our desire for a new rebound relationship
  • Is it wrong to get into a rebound relationship right after a breakup?
  • Learn the healthy response to a break up and establishing a new relationship
  • Why the cliche, ‘time heals all wounds’, is a bit mistaken
  • Gaining new perspectives and experiences through a new relationship
  • And much more!

Dr. Mary Lamia is a clinical psychologist and professor in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of five books, and blogs for Psychology Today and Therapy Today websites.

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Episode Links

Dr. Mary Lamia’s Website

2019-03-26T11:51:14-04:00 March 27th, 2019|