There are a few different things that happened during the time I was newly separated that caused me to classify myself as temporarily psychotic, one of those being when I figured out "my ex is dating my friend! I seriously felt like I was going to go insane. Here was a woman who I thought was my good girlfriend. We had gotten together a few times and I had told her things -- personal things about my ex and our relationship, why I was getting divorced, etc.
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No one can deny that losing at a relationship is hard. Well then, it may not too late to try again. Perhaps you saw that your ex is being affectionate with someone else in a public setting. That is rough and hard to take. This new relationship your ex is in could be filling the gap that was left when the two of you split up. The usual rebound relationship only lasts three to five weeks, and then fizzles out within two months. Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny or Cupid might be just fantasies and fairy tales, but your love was real, right?
My Ex is Already Dating Someone Else
Now, this part of my series on very specific things that people experience with their exes when trying to get back together that cause a lot of frustration and difficulty. But if you truly believe that your ex would be better off with you then I think that you at least owe them the opportunity to make that choice for themselves rather than to make that choice for them by just giving them no choice, right? Oftentimes, when people get into a relationship directly after breaking up or ending a previous relationship, they tend to speed that new relationship up very quickly so that it sort of looks like the previous relationship. They might elevate that new relationship to levels of commitment that were similar to the levels of commitment that maybe they had with you. For example, maybe it took the two of you six months or a year to move in together but they are moving in together with their new partner after only a couple of weeks.
Last Updated: October 6, References. This article was co-authored by Sarah Schewitz, PsyD. Sarah Schewitz, Psy. She received her Psy.