Everyone recovering from divorce needs a Transition Partner.
Because I'm not." My barely salvaged heart could barely stand the risk of being dinged yet again.
She had achieved national recognition for her work in school systems.
However, she was still angry, bitter, and resentful toward her ex.
Me: "I've been thinking about how the first time you sleep with someone, you're not really sleeping with that person -- you're really sleeping with all the other people you've had sex with before them." Him: "That's right.
You're really sleeping with your point of reference." In essence, before you get to know a new lover's body and preferences -- as well as how your own body and preferences fit with that person -- each of us is really just sorting through all of the bodies and preferences that came before in order to truly enjoy current company. And this analogy holds most true in a rebound relationship.