Simply put, they are trying to maintain the same relationship but with the a different partner.
This could only lead to disaster considering how a person is not yet over the old relationship to enter a new one.
He or she hasn't fallen madly in love with someone new, and you haven't been 'replaced' in your ex's mind. A rebound is a way for your ex to take his or her mind off the pain of your breakup while avoiding the loneliness that comes with the single life.
Their perspective also can help reduce your feelings of jealousy. Seeing your ex with someone else can feel like a physical blow to your self-esteem.
A: If you and your ex were together for a long time, then there's still a chance.
Even if they're dating someone else, your ex is probably still thinking of you. The new relationship will eventually suffer as your ex is not yet over the past one they had with you.
It lasted just shy of three years, but in that span of time, I felt a vast array of powerful feelings I had never felt before.
While we were both hopelessly in love with each other, our youth worked to our detriment.