Dating a medical student
Giving people the heads up about my schedule really helped!!
My boyfriend would also go out of his way to be extra supportive and tried making things easier for me during my “rough patches” because he knew how stressed out I would be.
Just having them understand what I was doing on a regular basis made it feel like we were in this together.” Kai, MS1 Relationship Status: Engaged Making sure your relationship is successful comes down to time management and making sure your SO is a top priority. I stop studying by 9 pm every night and never study during dinner.
When it comes to communication, verbal communication is very important.
Here are some ABC’s 🙂 A) Academics is a top priority (it’s your dream to be a doctor, isn’t it? Make sure your SO understands this in the beginning of the relationship, otherwise they will feel like you are cheating on them with Med School, and that is just a weird concept to wrap your head around.You want to spend time with your significant other, your family, and your friends, but you also have tons of studying to do, or are working long hours when doing rotations.The most helpful thing for me to do was plan ahead and prioritize.*The following names have been changed Mary, MS2 Relationship Status: In a relationship, local I’m an MS2 dating a second-year law student (2L).We met at a Med-Law Malpractice Bowl Flag Football game and our relationship has been all touchdowns and no penalty flags (please laugh).