Posts tagged "rebounds"

Dear Wendy Updates: Rebound Guy Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from Rebound Guy, who was always falling for women who had just gotten out of long-term relationships. When he…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 21, 2010

Dear Wendy: “Always The Rebound, Never The Boyfriend”

Just about my whole life I have been the “rebound guy” for most of my relationships. I have a knack for meeting women who have just exited a long relationship and once I help heal their broken hearts, I’m dumped. For the last year and a half, I’ve been dating a woman who, you guessed…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 18, 2010

How To Get Over Your Ex With Craigslist

My boyfriend and I had broken up, and my heart was in pieces.

I needed a weird and fluky experience to distract me from reality and test my ability to feign composure. And, as we all know, the first step in getting over heartbreak is random sex. What better way to combine sex and…

By: Lemondrop / November 1, 2009

The Breakup Diaries: Five Ideal Rebounds

I am almost — oh hell, really — ready for my first post-heartbreaking split rebound. Some are surprised I’ve ever waited this long, but, frankly, I’m nervous about even kissing someone new, let alone, um, other stuff. Vaguely excited though too — I was, after all, going to go the rest of my life only…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 24, 2008