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If you are a fan of the HBO show “Insecure” then you probably have some opinion of the character Tasha. In season 1, the lead character Issa breaks up with her long-term boyfriend Lawrence who has been unemployed for some time and lacks confidence in his career direction. Prior to the breakup, Issa has grown impatient with Lawrence who claims he is “working on his business plan”. As Issa’s impatience grows and friction builds in the doomed relationship, Lawrence seeks comfort from a brewing friendship with his bank teller Tasha. After the inevitable breakup of Issa and Lawrence, Tasha is there to console Lawrence and “heal his heart” in hopes of becoming his new girlfriend. Unfortunately, Tasha’s plan fails and she is nothing but a rebound chick. Tasha is our perfect example of how trying to heal a man’s broken heart will land you in the rebound chick zone.
Here’s why it won’t work: