How med school hurts relationships As stated above, the amount of time and effort that is placed into medical school means that a significant other (SO) will be, by necessity, placed on the “back-burner.” This is a position that many SOs won’t be comfortable with; it’s not fun to be ignored.A wise medical student must appropriate his/her time appropriately and it can be very difficult to neglect someone you love for something that isn’t all that fun to do (lots of studying). She spends all day listening to patients, lecturers, residents, attending doctors, so she's basically a professional listener. In reality, she probably has no idea why you're having leg cramps, but that doesn't matter because she will pretend to know anyway.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.There will be ups and downs, late night study sessions, and flashcards for days, and literal human bones, but you'll learn to love it.Here's a list of some of the things you need to know about dating someone in med school. Just because they spend their entire week at the hospital doesn't necessarily mean they'll have any idea if that thing on your foot should be looked at. I also added a couple at the end (after #13) that are from my personal experience…Dating a med student is hard and to be honest, I didn’t know what I was getting into when I started dating my boyfriend.
Dating a doctor-to-be is a challenge and an adventure.
While I was reading it, all I kept thinking was, “This is SO true! I have to say #7 and #9 don’t really apply to me, but it may to most others…
and I changed Chinese food in #8 to Pho because we would rather have Pho over Chinese any day!
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