by Jenn Ficarra
Can rebound sex heal a broken heart? Babe asked relationship expert Susan Winter if the old adage that the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else? Is it actually true? Or are we just sticking a dick bandage over the hole in our heart?
According to best-selling author and relationship expert Susan Winter, it’s complicated
For the one who was dumped, “rebound sex is a band-aid strategy.” When you’re dumped, you feel as though you’re at a disadvantage and so “the first logical move is to regain one’s power and even the scales. This is why rebound sex feel tantalizing to the ego. It feels good to be sexually desirable—if not to our ex, then to someone else,” Winter says.
As we all know, rebound sex isn’t usually great sex. Sure, you might orgasm or have fun, but it’s not going to be the mind-blowing, intimate connection sex that you’re used to and crave. Winter warns that while rebound sex can be great “