ways to be more intimidating - Medical school and dating

So if you spill your deepest, messiest emotions, she'll accept them and try to understand them. Hint: She will just give you aspirin and a lot of the time, it'll fix everything.5.

Your SO may feel like you’re not as good of a catch anymore, you don’t help around the house as much, you’re never home, you are always tired; you may even be more grouchy.

How relationships can hurt med school Excelling in medical school takes focus, dedication, and a whole lot of effort.

To her, it is her job, and an everyday occurrence that she talks to people about. If you happen to stay in a committed relationship during "the match," aka when med students find out what specialty and residency they will be working, be prepared to move with her. I've talked to aspiring surgeons who told me not to date aspiring surgeons, so I know what I'm talking about) and you'll be fine.10.

This is actually great since you are a human with a normal body and honestly, everyone should feel this OK about these things.8. The field is damn competitive, and every spot for residency is coveted. Find one who is more laid-back (aka, not any type of aspiring surgeon. Medical residents work 24-hour shifts that may turn into 28 or 30 hours.

She's been through years of rejection from med schools around the country so you not being ready for a relationship right now is unlikely to send her in a tailspin.14.

She works so hard at what she does, so she'll work hard on your relationship.Med school is not the time for casual dating or flings, you simply don’t have the time to devote to the “getting to know” each-other phase.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. Because even once she finishes finals, there's always another final. And then a presentation and an oral exam and a 500-page review textbook to read.If she gets a muffin at 6 every morning from the same place and you ask her to try a new place, she might have a breakdown, so just accept it and move on.6. Whether it's a cool patient she saw that day, a surgery she observed, the size and quality of a poop her patient had (no, but seriously, check out the Bristol stool scale), you'll hear about it.You will then think you had the most boring day ever by comparison and also wonder WTF the Bristol stool scale is. You could fart and have diarrhea at the same time, and she wouldn't flinch.

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