DO YOU HAVE A BACK BURNER RELATIONSHIP?

Rick Rock
July 5, 2021

Have someone waiting in the wings just in case your current relationship doesn’t work out? That’s known as a“ back burner relationship.”

Back burners are people you remain in contact in the hope of someday pursuing a romantic or sexual encounter. The most favored method for keeping in touch with backburners is texting, followed by various social media channels, research shows. Surprisingly, the majority of people in committed relationships have
back burners,

Source: Psychology Today magazine, 8/25/21

 

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