Dating someone because they look like your ex

No one gets laid in Florida. I was shocked as the breakup had been harrowing and messy as dyke breakups tend to be but there they were. Locking lips at a chic downtown lesbian hotel room party. I peered closer at the picture. My mouth hung in horror as I realized snarky little Lena was correct. So I sent sweet Violet a text.

Should I be worried that I look just like his ex girlfriend?

We wear the same style of clothing and have the same hairstyle and facial shape. It makes me feel like he was just dating me to fulfill some fantasy. When I saw who he was dating, I realized that the only thing I was to him was a real-life version of whatever cartoon character he was in love with as a kid. It kinda made me feel like an object, like all he really cared about when we were together was my appearance.

Seeing her only reminds me of when we were together. Honestly, I might as well be looking at our old photos when I scroll through his Instagram because this girl looks exactly like me. I get deja-vu every time I see one of his posts. People actually texted me asking if we got back together. Just to give you an idea on how similar we actually look, after he posted his new girlfriend on his account for the first time, I started getting all these messages asking if we got back together.

I think it was that photo of her in side profile with her hair kinda hiding the side of her face that did it. It makes me think that I could still have him. I definitely feel like the factory reject. If I started dating someone right out of the gate who looked exactly like him, I would feel really weird about it. Is he doing this on purpose? It seems a little premature to go public…. I bet that he messes up her name all the time. I can just see it now: Is it wrong that I kind of like that idea?

Maybe this is his way of getting over me. Jennifer Lee Jennifer is a playwright, dancer and theatre nerd living in the big city of Toronto, Canada. By Sarah Burke. By Amanda Chatel. By Averi Clements. By Amy Horton. By Kate Ferguson. By Lyndsie Robinson. Search Search for: About Contact. Facebook Instagram Pinterest. Read more: Share this article now! Have something to add? Jump to the comments. Never miss a thing. Get TheBolde delivered daily. Email Address Subscribe.

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If I started dating someone right out of the gate who looked exactly like him, I would that I was using this poor guy as a rebound because I'm not yet over my ex. I'm about to date a girl who, on paper, is A LOT like the last girl I dated. .. Someone who looks strongly like, and sometimes has the same hobbies, humor, My ex friend/lover has a gf now, and while I dont like him as he is now (got cold ; got.

My question is this: I think this new girl is the recipient of feelings I developed for the last one. And when we look back on our lives, we can see patterns in our choices in partners.

Your ex broke up with you and left you heartbroken.

So your ex is gone — and he left you with a broken heart. Nobody moves on and finds someone new that quickly. Of course, if he cheated on you with another woman and started dating her right after you broke up, it might be more serious than a rebound.

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You were selected because he likes how you look. There are definitely other things he likes about you, like personality, intelligence, wit, earning potential… but he finds out about those AFTER he sees you. This is the first reason it makes perfect sense why you look like his ex. It would be much faster for him to get a different chick that looks the way she used to look than to put her on a diet or wait for her hair to grow back. Just get another bar.

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Last month, word came that Match. You might think that's creepy, but it's also stupid. OK, maybe you have a "type" and that's fine, but why would anybody want to date a doppelganger of their ex? There are just WAY too many problems that could arise Especially during those moments when you're tired or drunk or There's nothing less romantic than forgetting somebody's name, and you're guaranteed to mix up facts about them. Of course, if someone looks like your ex, then you might also expect them to act like your ex, either positively or negatively. Your ex is your ex for a reason, and a lot of what you remember about him or her might actually be negative -- the quirks, the arguments, the fights -- and now you'll project those onto your new squeeze.

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We wear the same style of clothing and have the same hairstyle and facial shape. It makes me feel like he was just dating me to fulfill some fantasy. When I saw who he was dating, I realized that the only thing I was to him was a real-life version of whatever cartoon character he was in love with as a kid. It kinda made me feel like an object, like all he really cared about when we were together was my appearance.

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