Nurse dating resident
When doctors marry doctors The epitome of office romance, flirtation between young residents or between nurses and doctors may seem like something straight out of an ER or Greys Anatomy script.
But who would better understand the stress young residents face than another resident (or nurse)?
They understand the stress, the guilt, the sleep deprivation, the grief, the fear.
They also understand the passion for healing and the desire to care for others, and that the duty and responsibility often comes before self or the relationship.
When young doctors spend 60 to 80 hours per week at the hospital, and the rest of their free time studying, the bonds that form among fellow residents and hospital staff become very important.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, around 47 percent of medical school graduates in the United States are female, and in some states, that percentage creeps even closer to 50 percent.
If the wife had career aspirations herself, these were often put aside in order to help her husband get through medical school.
Today, men and women often delay marriage until their late twenties or early thirties for a variety of reasons.
Fifty years ago, it was very uncommon to find doctors married to other doctors. To answer that question, we need to explore the sociology of the time.If you are also married to a doctor, then inevitable clash of who gets to be the decision maker could be epic.While marrying another doctor may benefit you in terms of easier communication and shared experience, you may both need to work hard to cultivate a different set of skills at home: compromise and humility.The medical shorthand and complex jargon is sometimes difficult for people outside the health fields to understand.Since doctors live and breathe medicine 16 hours/day, it can be difficult to turn that off when you come home and frustrating to constantly explain terminology.