Dating a doctor is difficult
Because of the long hours, it was hard for me to build a career outside the home, I have built one working from home, but was not easy as I do everything that has to do with our family life even when we go on holiday the only thing Dr know is where we are going!
Do I have cause to be scared out of my mind, or should I just take a chill pill? He might be a doc by day but when he's not at the hospital he's a regular guy just like anyone else.
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I ask myself that every day. I fully understand the fact that I need to do those things so I can accomplish my dream. I trust him and I highly doubt he's getting "it" from someone else. I have been married for 2 years now and I'm concerned that if we dont work something out soon, it dating a doctor is difficult only get worse as he dives into his profession even further.
No one appreciates how demanding it is unless they have lived it, many friends over the years said to me "lucky you, you are married to a Doctor! You'll question your parenting decisions but he won't be involved in supporting you because he'll have no idea what's going on and little interest.
I am so happy to have found this blog. Good advice for "newbie" docs and spouses.
I just cant ,I want more The hospital had become, by his own dating a doctor is difficult, his "family", and he had virtually abandoned us to this demanding career. You all are strong for staying but I just don't see how it is possible long term to live like this. Dating a doctor can get frustrating at times, but remember the pros.
I can interpret those kinds of check ups in my sleep. No respect for people's time or relationships.
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I feel like I have finally found a sisterhood with a few brothers as well of people who know how I feel and what I deal with on a daily basis. It takes an incredible amount of self discipline to first find and then be able to maintain a balance between life and medicine.
And frankly, you feel like such a loser. I have been dating a neuro surgeon that has his own practice for a few months now.
I am so happy I found this blog. It is helpful to know that there are others who are experiencing the same emotions and to hear about your coping methods and advice.
I am as ambitious as he and he supports that. I've found it extremely difficult particularly as he does not know how to communicate.
Given the fact that doctors, esp surgeons, have a very busy life in US, it seems logical. I just feel relieved that there are others of you out there in the same boat as me. What do you occupy your time with? Thank you so much for your honesty!! I don't want that to happen.
Get free updates delivered to your inbox. When we discussed the training demands of the medical profession, mostly he expressed utter hopelessness that it would ever change, and would speak of student loans and family relying on him. You also should not call a doctor's office for personal matters, as actual patients need to get through an ask for medical advice.
I recently left my family, friends and state to move across the country to be with my best friend and boyfriend during his residency. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other.
Richard often laments that if he had taken a tech job, he would have been able to actually make a damn good salary for the last 8 years instead of going into debt with med school and making zero money. I know you love her but is it worth it?
He is a great man and I know he will always put his family first but this is such a hard decision. The part that among all the heartbreak and death and pain of my patients, makes me feel like a human being, worthy of having my own life.