Lawyers need love too. Sometimes, we forget that. Ever notice how easily you can make someone laugh by comparing lawyers to sharks, snakes, skunks, rats, roaches, and wolves? Go to any law firm and look around. Before the doubt and self-loathing, there was love. And it was a beautiful thing.
If she gets a muffin at 6 every morning from the same place and you ask her to try a new place, she might have a breakdown, so just accept it and move on.
Prepare to hear about nothing but work. Whether it's a cool patient she saw that day, a surgery she observed, the size and quality of a poop her patient had no, but seriously, check out the Bristol stool scaleyou'll hear about it.
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You will then think you had the most boring day ever by comparison and also wonder WTF the Bristol stool scale is. Don't worry, she'll happily tell you. You could fart and have diarrhea at the same time, and she wouldn't flinch.
She feels totally comfortable talking about pee, poop, UTIs, periods, and anything else you find gross. To her, it is her job, and an everyday occurrence that she talks to people about.
This is actually great since you are a human with a normal body and honestly, everyone should feel this OK about these things. Be prepared to move because surprise! She has to move now. If you happen to stay in a committed relationship during "the match," aka when med students find out what specialty and residency they will be working, be prepared to move with her.
The field is damn competitive, and every spot for residency is coveted. Med students can be diiiiicks.
Find one who is more laid-back aka, not any type of aspiring surgeon. Do not date an aspiring surgeon.
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I've talked to aspiring surgeons who told me not to date aspiring surgeons, so I know what I'm talking about and you'll be fine. Medical residents work hour shifts that may turn into 28 or 30 hours.
She has a great ability to stay up beyond what is humanly possible. This also means she needs to sleep, and often at weird hours. That is really all that an ambitious student wants to do during the week. One of the true things is that you learn how to "lawyer" people; expect a girlfriend who gets somewhat technical during fights come October.
Wish I were kidding, but it takes work to not use your new knowledge against other people. Law students also find things to be funny that no one else does.
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Keep her laughing. It might be hard for her to get used to the "middle school" mentality of law school. Everyone is all up in each other's business.
Apr 14, † 14 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Med Student. You'll see each other once a year. By Lane Moore. you will automatically assume she can fix it with her med student magic. In reality Occupation: Sex & Relationships Editor. May 27, † Intense programs like med school and law school will change the dynamic you have with your significant other. As will certain jobs. We took a moment to speak with Katherine Braden about how she's coping with dating a med student after college-and how those lessons apply to anyone with a significant other who's going through some. Time is the mistress and the monster-in-law mixed together into one inevitable villain. It will hinder you from making the most out of everything. But with this inescapable challenge, you learn to appreciate every second as if you're a patient being defibrillated. You have to hold on. 6.
It's really nice to get away from law school and to stop talking about it. She's an art type. She's never going to law school and never knew anyone who had until me.
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So very nice to spend a ton of time with someone and forget about the law. It is all-consuming during 1L year, esp. During 2L year, you have time to do extracurricular activities and can really start to think about other things besides Civ Pro and contracts.
Interesting that you started dating a law accessory-source.com situation is a bit different, but here it goes. My boyfriend of four months is about to start his first year in med school. He is moving about fifteen miles away from here, so it's not that bad-still more distance than we are used to. Aug 19, † To be fair - med students/residents/whatever are notorious for hooking up. The problem here is hooking up with a resident in a department you want to apply to as a med student - it could kill her chances. Unfortunately for med students and residents, practically all of their time is spent either at school or in the hospital. I can't speak from the perspective of dating a law student, but I can speak from the perspective of having dated someone while I was a law student from that point of view, it's a pretty tough thing to manage. I think the key points from that ex.
So, advice: follow her cues. She might want to talk about law school a lot, or might really, really want a break from even thinking about it. It's not completely horrible - I'm focusing on the bad stuff because that's the stuff you have to worry about. It's a definite growing experience, and can be completely amazing when you realize how much you've learned in a few weeks and how immersed you can get in it.
Good luck. Ariesathena, you need to clear out your PM box. Email if you wish.
Shiboing Boing replies 3 threads Member. When you two marry, be sure not to have kids because they will have way too much time and money and not enough parental attention.
Dec 20, † They tend to constantly be 'unavailable' and 'overwhelmed.' unless you have the time, the patience, and/or the compassion of a saint, dating a law student will either end in a viciously disastrous fashion or you'll be married in no time, because if you can withstand three years of law school, you can handle anything.".
Someone clearly missed the Cosby Show growing up. Thats only because Bill Cosby is a god among men.
I had pretty minimal supervision growing up so I'm not too worried about it. Bigredmed: Interesting that you started dating a law student. My boyfriend of four months is about to start his first year in med school. You should never let your significant other get away with inconsiderate or offensive behavior just because he or she is in law school.
Dating in law school: The dos and don'ts. I've seen more than a few law school relationship articles which encourage the non-law student to "just be sensitive" and "don't expect a lot from him [or her] because they're under a lot of pressure." Articles that admonish displeased partners for wanting more than a high-five and a. Bottom line is unless you have the time, the patience, and/or the compassion of a saint, dating a law student will either end in a viciously disastrous fashion or you'll be married in no time, because if you can withstand three years of law school, you can handle anything. Feb 17, † If this sounds familiar, reference these key insights for a successful relationship from the partner of a recent med school graduate. 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.
It does not immutably change you, make you special or give you a free pass to being a jerk. Nobody wins, which is annoying. When choosing a partner, in both the legal and relationship sense, you have to find someone who complements you. The one who carries a color-coded planner and has my life charted out until next July.
Not even joking. We make each stronger, not weaker.