by Zahra Barnes
John DolanPost-breakup rebound sex is a real thing (duh), says a new study from University of Missouri. Out of the 170 undergraduate subjects tested, 35 percent were getting hot and heavy with a new partner within four weeks of their respective break ups, researchers noted in the online journal Archives of Sexual Behavior. While these results are far from shocking, there is a significant catch: the same participants who got down with someone new suffered more long-term emotional distress than those who didn't have sex. Bummer? You know it.
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Before you committ yourself to a semester of celibacy, consider that having an exciting (and R-rated experience) might be just the thing to help break you out of your broken-hearted funk. So how do you know if you're ready toRead More »from Should You Have Rebound Sex?