Now, make no mistake about it, a man's cave can be completely out in the open, like spending time with his friends, but the women in his life are not invited in while he sorts out his issues.
It's quite simple; the purpose of the cave is to create mental distance from the issues or problems that are bothering him.
Women often share with our Mars Venus Coaches that their ex's rebounding feels like a nail in their hearts when they realize that he's activating his online dating profile again, or they hear through the grapevine that he has started dating again.
Even the media shares this sentiment in movies like Sally laments... Men, it seems, have quite the opposite reaction to the pain in their hearts, and they share with us that they are dating to "feel better;" that being with a new woman helps them to heal from the pain of criticism that they felt with their last relationship.
They are searching for something, and someone, to make them forget the pain in their hearts.
So, in essence, rebounding for men is not all that different than going to the "cave" to deal with a problem that they cannot solve.
It’s far too complex, scary and difficult for mere mortals – so let’s bridge the gap by asking both men and women what doesn’t work when it comes to online dating Dating has gone digital.
Once considered a realm inhabited only by the socially awkward, online dating is now just another tool in the toolbox, no matter whether you’re looking for a hook-up or your soulmate.....
Men, on the other hand, usually have just a few people that they talk to about their "feelings:" a close friend, sister, maybe their mother.
But, on the whole, men are typically less at ease sharing their inner feelings.
The real reason that men often rebound quickly and women take time to re-enter the dating world is not quite as dramatic as all that!
Regular Ask Mars readers may already be familiar with the concept of a man's .
This is the elusive private place where men go to deal with stressful events that occur in their lives.