A lover of music. A film junkie. Your everyday bar-dude drinking a Budweiser. A former college boy with a lust for life. This post will be a comprehensive guide to relationships in medical school. My life, like most, has been comprised of many phases and chapters.
Medical school is hard. But so is maintaining a relationship. But some medical students are balancing the demands of both—navigating their way through lessons, exams, clinicals and romance. She and her boyfriend have been together for over three years. The couple, she says, remains mindful of that truth, but prioritizes making the most of their limited time together. Although medical school forges a bond of commonality where relationships are often a natural outgrowth, some medical students prefer not to date within their class.
Share this podcast with your loved one who is going through this process with you. This will help both of you. Sarah Epstein is a Marriage and Family Therapist, and her husband is a second-year emergency medicine resident. They started dating when he was starting to study for the MCAT. Sarah is the author of Love in the Time of Medical School.
I found this article online a couple days ago. But take this all with a grain of salt. We started dating before he even decided to go to medical school.