I have not “lost” the guy I’ve been dating for the past 3 months, but I need to fix some of the mistakes I was starting to make. and 1 in Oct.) when we saw each other on Saturday and Sunday (but no sleepover) we have only seen each other once a week.
He’s a recent widower (wife died of cancer in June 2010.) We started dating just after Labor Day. We live about an hour and 1/2 apart and he has a very high level job and a big house to take care of (and a dog.) There has been no sex yet but lots of “foreplay.” He says he always waits to have sex until he’s more sure of the woman.
Spending Time Together Helping With Stress Reevaluating Priorities Community Q&A As doctors are intelligent and often passionate about their work, dating a doctor can be a wonderful experience.
However, there are certain challenges that come with dating a medical professional.
We are almost nine years into our eleven-year journey, and it is crazy when I really process that.
And partially, I think, because time has a way of making you forget, so I want to write this while I have a fresh perspective. These are the things I have learned from being married to a resident and what I wish I could tell myself all those years ago. For example, two weeks ago on a Friday, my husband, Christopher, was supposed to be done in time for dinner and some good quality family time. So at that time, 5 p.m., I thought, “I’m just going to run to Target with the kids [and pick up a birthday gift for a party we had the next day].” And so we did.
So I have been thinking this year about what I wish I could tell new medical student and residents’ wives — the ones that are just beginning this journey, perhaps even, what I wish I could go back in time and tell myself. Bummer.) Honestly, though, learning to be totally independent really sped things along for me in my contentment with this life. It’s typical for him to not call me back immediately, but after thirty minutes, that’s a bad sign.
If this ship becomes a timeless elegant regatta or a wrack is heavily determined by the personality styles of the involved partners’.
Remember we all have personality traits, which does not make us personality disordered.