UPDATE 11/16/2023: Ending a relationship is difficult for both parties, regardless of gender. Still, the question remains: who moves on faster?
Psychologists say its not an exact science and there are no guarantees that gender affects the speed of rebounding after a failed relationship. However, the way people cope is often divided down gender lines.
“Men report more feelings of anger and engage in more self-destructive behaviors than women,” psychiatrist and relationship expert, Dr. Scott Carol said. “Women, in comparison, frequently feel more depressed and participate in more social, affiliative behaviors than men. Women’s behaviors could be argued to be more constructive strategies as a result of their tendency to preserve the relationship, whereas men choose destructive strategies for maintaining their own self-esteem.”
Scott suggests “men tend to repress their grieving and take a ‘fake it until you make it’ approach.” While they may reenter the dating scene faster, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are done processing the relationship.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Caitlyn Jenner is opening up about past relationships… and completely ruling out any future ones.
While speaking with The Times, Jenner said that while “it’s sad” that she and ex-wife, Kris Jenner, “don’t really talk anymore”, that their relationship was certainly “love at first sight”. Still, Jenner says she’ll never have another relationship.
“I’m fine. I’m not even close to looking for a relationship. I’ll never have a relationship in the future. I just don’t see that in my life. I am not looking for that.”
Noting that she has enough family to find people to spend time with, she is “very single”.