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I Don't Want To Be Anybody's Rebound

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 172 People

    Wants Me For Me

    I want someone who wants me for me..not because they just broke up with someone else & they are just lonely. I hate the fact that some people just "settle" for someone because they don't want to be alone. Believe me, I have thought about it in the past...but I want that crazy...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    Or Yes.

    i WOULD LIKE TO BE SOMEBODYS REBOUND. I don't want someone else to be mine though.:D
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Sep 14, 2012

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    But I Have Been My Whole Life

    I feel like with everyone I care about, I always come second. No one ever puts me first. I'm everybody's second girl. I'm everybody's next choice if they're first one doesn't work out or something else happens with the first one. In any kind of relationship, I'm there to...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2012

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    Rebound?

    i have a feeling i am someone's rebound pls let me go if that is true.  don't waste my time.  don't be selfish
    rio765 rio765 22-25 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    Why I Don't Want A Relationship

    I don't want to be "played" or hurt in any way like that. I don't trust anyone, so it prevents me from dating and other stuff.The most I have is sex with someone & then they have sex with others, so it isn't like I'm special.Soo, yeah.
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F Sep 1, 2012

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    I have been emailed by more

    than one man who just got out of a relationship with one and wanted to be with me. I am NO ONE'S rebound. I don't think people can think or see clearly if they have pain in them from life. They need to give themselves time to heal and see themselves in a good light then move on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Feb 5

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    Related Experiences

    It's insulting given all that I've been through.
    JackLong24 JackLong24 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    For a long time I've felt that I don't deserve a lot of things, and that I'm not worthy of being loved or accepted because I'm not a good enough person. It's from issues I dealt...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Oct 6

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    I hate living with married people, especially when they're both friends of mine. When they fight, I know neither is hitting the other so I don't get involved. It's awkward and...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just don't. I don't want kids either. Am I not allowed to make a decision? No, I don't dream of my wedding. No, I don't want endless "love and compassion" from someone who very...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't want to learn to drive right now, I know I have to eventually but I don't want to right now, especially from my mom! She taught my brother and it was horrible she kept...
    bella1863 bella1863 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I don't know what's wrong with me. I'm 16 and in the 12th grade, and I've skipped so many classes that I could have to do another year. But that would honestly be devastating...
    dickdurk dickdurk 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    ALL of my friends say that they wanna have kids when they're 20, I feel like I'm more mature, in this anyways, I don't want to start having kids until 30, or around that, I'm...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    I don't even feel guilty about not answering the phone when I don't want to, like I do about not answering emails or messages. I guess, as technology has moved on the text has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Sep 28

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    just sent my mother to the mental illness ward after 14 years of abuse and neglect, finally I am released from that grasp that was held on for so long. No I do not worry about her...
    vividmemorieslost vividmemorieslost 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    There are a million reasons why I don't want to ever have kids, but the most important reason is that I am not cruel enough to want to bring another human being into the dark world...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I always knew I never wanted kids, dunno why I just never did when I was a little girl my friends would play with dolls and prams, me?, I'd play with animal toys they were kind of...
    13Selene13 13Selene13 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Probably something that always was with me. Because growing up I never liked baby dolls for little girls. I just didn't like those toys or ever want one. I just never liked them...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 5 days ago

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    There's something that I want to move on from and forget, but it's really fudging difficult and I don't know why. A few months ago, I used to walk into class, and I always felt so...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I never really wanted kids. It´s just never was plan for my life. Many women see it as a goal for their life to find the "right one" and have a familiy, but I don´t see it this...
    TheUndesired TheUndesired 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    All I ever see or hear is people b!tching about how they don't love themselves or how they think they're ugly, how they honestly believe people are lying to them if the person...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My Anxiety: You can sense him all around you. He is careful not to show himself, but you feel the predator's presence. He stalks you like a shadow and follows you wherever you go...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 26

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    I live in a town where teenagers and 20-somethings are offing themselves like it's a new fad. I see what is left behind. The families are left so unbelievably heartbroken that...
    reyna319 reyna319 36-40, F Sep 30

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    When I joined EP I was 21 and now for some reason my new "age range" of 22-25 makes me feel weird when it was just 18-21 for so long now! I don't know, it just kind of makes it...
    goodgirl180 goodgirl180 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    My life was going so smoothly and I was so much happy with my little family including me, my wife and my two loving son. But one day very strangely crashed my all of beliefs and...
    Joytoanand Joytoanand 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    In a way, we all have a disease. It's called age. Every birthday you subtract a year from your life. It's a slow process. You start to get weaker and weaker within the decades...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't understand how I can get a bunch of people trying to get me to fulfill their mental and socially unacceptable needs don't get banned and or blocked but me complaining about...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    Aaaaaaaah or I accidentally add people to my circle. Even worse, I accidentally add people on Facebook or heart Instagram photos. Like this one time, I was being a huge creeper and...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Like wtf? I don't get it...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    YOU MARRIED HER, SHE'S STRICTLY YOURS TO MAKE LOVE TO... SO WHY THE HELL WOULD YOU ASK IF I'M INTERESTED IN SEEING HER WEARING NOTHING. *Breathes* Now that I've almost lost my...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Something that scares me a lot is the thought of deciding what I want to do for the rest of my life next year, when I have no idea. It's scaring me because I still feel too young...
    mxrdybum mxrdybum 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    The Specific care and comprehending that RVs involve in repairs, company, correct storage, consignment revenue and retail can only really be comprehended by those accustomed to the...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Super place in the guts of your town with each of the bars and restaurants remaining just exterior the door. Additionally, it has a lovely pool and sun terrace to the roof with...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    A tasty buffet of salads with nearby veggies and a number of curries are served. There is also a very captivating decision of desserts.Fodor's might use your e-mail tackle to ship...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M Sep 23

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    Hi, I am an 18 year old male suffering from terrible insecurities. I hate looking at myself, I am 18 and I still can't grow chin hair or a beard fully, it comes in patchy and I...
    buddhaology buddhaology 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    My grandmother's life is run by how scared she is of everything. She's going to worry herself to death. She gets mad at me for not worrying with her. I'd rather live and die, than...
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing 16-17, F Sep 26

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    People have different opinions about appearances. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and even if you're prettiest of them all, the comments thrown at you will never be constant...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    We steered away from the main tourist venues, in its place, to a lot less industrial spots. The most effective vacation inside our minds was a neighborhood one. This was arranged...
    Wendolynce106 Wendolynce106 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    Never liked them. And never want them. Maybe it's because of my parents. They accidentally taught me that without children, everything's better. More money, more freetime, less...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    But some of ya'll are rude as F.U.C.K. and it's highly irritating. This place was fun before some of ya'll showed up. I won't leave though that'd be letting you win and I'm hella...
    pinkypie5 pinkypie5 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    You are upstairs, in what used to be our bed, sleeping alone while I write this. The past three weeks have been the most difficult of my entire life, knowing that you no longer...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    It prevents me from experiencing empathy and openness. It makes feel even more confused. I am lonely and want to connect with people. It isolated me from people. It is like a...
    onafaerieswings onafaerieswings 18-21, F Oct 10

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    If I have kids, this is what could happen to them 1: I have very low stress tolerance levels. I could ignore the child because I can't take care of it properly from the extreme...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I dated a guy who turned out to love dealing drugs. Now he's in the limelight and I'm on the sideline waiting for his romantic self to come back to me. Should I wait? Is it worth...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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