In the end, respect their wishes, but respect yourself, too.

When it comes to post-breakup dating, there are two main philosophies: One is that, if you date right after a breakup, you're rebounding, which is unhealthy.

So as an unbiased third party Iā€™m here to tell you like it is ā€“ judgment-free, constructive, and blunt.

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What could be more dangerous than using another person to help you distract yourself from emotional pain you don't want to feel?

It's dangerous for you and the person you are in a relationship with.

Part of my job as dating coach is to occasionally dole out some of these harsh truths. Your friends and family care too much about your feelings to tell you.

I understand your romantic life is a personal and touchy subject.

Harsh realities made me defensive and stuck in denial.

But deep down, I struggled so much because I knew they were true.

A rebounder enjoys the thrill of freedom, the overwhelming number of opposite sex options, the excitement of a new prospect.

Naturally, guys (and collegiettes) in this situation are all too inclined to get back into the game ā€“ fast.

ā€“ but rather to those tortured souls who get used and abused by others who have experienced recent heartbreak.