For them, hitting the books 8-to-10 hours a day is not uncommon, nor difficult. But ask them if your knee is swollen, or what you should do to tame your mucous-filled cough, or why the heck your head feels like someone's been drilling through it for oil for two weeks straight, and they won't have a clue. “My brain's filled with so much information, I can't be expected to remember THAT!
Learn to hide your “ew, gross” reactions when they tell you all the stuff you never wanted to know about your bodily functions. Support them when they come home after each test, upset because they failed—and gently remind them after they get their well above passing grade how unnecessary the “I’m going to fail out of medical school and never become an MD” dramatics are. Date them for long enough, and you’ll become one too. There will be weeks you'll forget you even have a boyfriend—friends will ask how he is and you'll say, “What? And when you witness others perform these same acts that, before you began dating your med student, you spent your entire life doing too, you'll wince and wonder, “Ew! Don't they know how many germs and bacteria they're spreading??! Romantic date = Chinese take-out in front of the TV on their 10 minute study break. A vacation together consists of a trip down the street to Walgreens for new highlighters and printer paper. Their study habits will make you feel like a complete slacker. The name of the 8 billion-lettered, German sounding cell that lives in the depths of your inner ear, the technical term for the “no one's ever heard of this disease” disease that exists only on one foot of the Southern tip of the African continent.
So if you spill your deepest, messiest emotions, she'll accept them and try to understand them. Hint: She will just give you aspirin and a lot of the time, it'll fix everything.5.
She spends all day listening to patients, lecturers, residents, attending doctors, so she's basically a professional listener. In reality, she probably has no idea why you're having leg cramps, but that doesn't matter because she will pretend to know anyway.
You will then think you had the most boring day ever by comparison and also wonder WTF the Bristol stool scale is. You could fart and have diarrhea at the same time, and she wouldn't flinch.
Go for that promotion or that job you never thought you'd get! They'll make you hyper-aware that germs are everywhere and on everything.Or, you'll need to pay a therapist who will pretend never to get sick of listening to your endless venting and complaints. It's not like I'm speaking from experience or anything...Our members also include professionals, pro athletes, lawyers, actresses, beauty queens, fitness models, playmates, and Hollywood celebrities.Totally Free To Place Profile Connect with millions of quality members now!
It's a sacrifice, but hey, you may end up marrying a doctor/someone you really love.9. She has a great ability to stay up beyond what is humanly possible.