As a medical student, you may face particular relationship challenges if your significant other doesn’t have firsthand experience with juggling the unique demands of medical school.
If this sounds familiar, reference these key insights for a successful relationship from the partner of a recent med school graduate.
The words of the school's new dean had special resonance for those members of the Class of 2016 who were graduating with a fellow classmate as a partner.This year, there was an unusually large number of couples among the 178 students.Kevin Dwyer is happily engaged to a second-year resident he began dating when she was in medical school, but he admits that their progress as a couple did not come without its lessons and challenges.Hi, This topic is totally different but my boyfriend is a medical student and we talk for like 4 minutes a night.Shell shocked was the best way to describe how it felt when the relationship only lasted under a year.
When he wasn’t working, we both often bitterly joked that he was eating or sleeping.things will be better during his 4th year during his electives and after he matches.personal life takes a back seat for now and he's aware of and affected by what impact his school/career has, but priority of one over the other is slight.3rd year and internship are not easy times for couples.Van Nguyen and Michael Perez developed a relationship early in medical school.Lifting her left hand to show her ring, Nguyen said they became engaged in November."It's an opal, not a diamond," Perez said, laughing.