troubleshooting Question

Application.Run and Form.ShowDialog

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Hello there. I'll be very grateful is anyone could shed light on this problem I'm having. I'm using VB .net

This is my sub main:

while ApplicationLoop
      Dim Frm1 as new Form1()
      if Frm1.showdialog() = OK then
          Dim Frm2 as new Form2()
          Application.run(Frm2)
          Frm2.dispose()
          Frm2 = nothing
      else
          ApplicationLoop = false
      end if
end while

The application runs with the intended results during the first loop - show dialog, wait for user input, if user clicks ok then display Frm2.

However, when the user closes Frm2, the second loop starts, the dialog is shown, but doesnt wait for the user input. The dialog is immediately closed, frm.showdialog evaluates to not ok and the application exits.

I'm quite sure its caused by Application.run(Frm2) because if I remove it then the dialog is displayed and waits for user input. Could someone explain why and perhaps offer a suggestion?

Thanks.
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