Tips for dating someone in med school
Unless it's the day after a 24-hour call day, in which case haha, no, she already fell asleep. Plan every date at least 10 years in advance, if possible. She gives terrifying new meaning to the term "type A." Med students and doctors generally have some form of OCD or, at the very least, a seriously regimented routine, and you better get used to it because she is physically and emotionally incapable of altering it in any way.
Few people drink as hard and fast as med students after exams, god bless 'em. She won't freak out if it doesn't work out between you two.You will miss out on spontaneous weekends with friends, family events, reunions, vacations and more. : It is critical you understand that this relationship is not like any other. Remember, you’re on this journey together, and are both figuring it out as you go. I’m assuming you were already aware of the fact you did not sign up for a 9-5 job, at least not yet…if ever. So stop comparing yours with your friends’ or anyone else for that matter. You need to understand that med students will never feel like they have studied enough. Dating in medical school is a preview for what’s to come (if you decide to get married and venture into residency and fellowship). this journey you are on, is so far from normal, it’s not even funny. But if it’s during their 3Communicating is so simple, yet it never is that easy. Just remember to not compare yourself to other couples, understanding your relationship is unique. For the next seven to eleven years, your life will look nothing like normal. Respect one another’s time and keep expectations low by communicating honestly and openly. Sometimes that’s all someone needs to know you are thinking of them.
If you have decided to involve someone on your crazy doctor journey, then you need to sacrifice a little too.