Dating a Resident Doctor?

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Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby SoftScrub » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:01 pm

Any experience? Recommended?
I have this opportunity but is it worth even giving a shot?

I just finished my 1L first semester and will be likely super busy throughout law school but also I don't wanna end up alone?

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby 09042014 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:04 pm

The only downside is the wife/gf sharing that goes in doctor circles. Are you prepared for that?

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby ManoftheHour » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:05 pm

Edited: Sorry. Wrong forum.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby SoftScrub » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:09 pm

I thought about posting in Lounge but in my situation I thought it'd be more proper to post it here because I'm a stealth gunner who secretly suffers alone and who I date affects my law school career.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby IgosduIkana » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:09 pm

Desert Fox wrote:The only downside is the wife/gf sharing that goes in doctor circles. Are you prepared for that?


whoa this is a thing?? explain!

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby 09042014 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:16 pm

IgosduIkana wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:The only downside is the wife/gf sharing that goes in doctor circles. Are you prepared for that?


whoa this is a thing?? explain!


It's very common for Doctors to share wives and girl friends. It's a collegiality thing, aka "we are all doctors" thinking. You are considered rude and prude if you don't share. Just sex, not like poly amorous stuff.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:40 pm

Re-take and ED to UVA.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby VyingDestiny » Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:50 pm

I'm personally a fan of dating people and not professions, but YMMV.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby IgosduIkana » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:24 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
IgosduIkana wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:The only downside is the wife/gf sharing that goes in doctor circles. Are you prepared for that?


whoa this is a thing?? explain!


It's very common for Doctors to share wives and girl friends. It's a collegiality thing, aka "we are all doctors" thinking. You are considered rude and prude if you don't share. Just sex, not like poly amorous stuff.


Wow that's some eyes wide shut ish

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby Ramius » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:45 pm

It's not a death sentence for two professionals, but you have to be prepared to coordinate schedules. It depends partially on your career aspirations, but mostly you should expect to miss things that are important to the other person because of work. All I can recommend is know what you're getting into, which is that their career aspirations are equally important to yours. (Married to a resident).

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby TheWeeIceMon » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:50 pm

What is the residency in? How available he/she is could vary widely depending on what specialty we are talking about here.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby xRON MEXiCOx » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:54 pm

Potential sugar mama? No brainer dude

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby desiballa21 » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:11 pm

i'm gunning for a doctor spouse myself, brother. do it and enjoy the benefits (free checkups)

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby alicrimson » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:07 pm

I never dated a resident in law school, but I did my sophomore and junior year in college. The only downside I experienced was the fact that the entire relationship revolved around his needs and schedule. Literally, everything was about him. This might not be a doctor trait and more of a my ex trait, but I've heard this mentality is common among surgeons, which he was. I say, if he's a good guy or if she's a good girl, go for it. Why not? Plus, the potential dual income could be quite nice. :)

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby Borhas » Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:33 am

studies show most doctors are actually ass hats
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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby jad0re » Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:16 am

Borhas wrote:studies show most doctors are actually ass hats


you mean worse than lawyers/law students?

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby Borhas » Sun Dec 29, 2013 2:34 am

jad0re wrote:
Borhas wrote:studies show most doctors are actually ass hats


you mean worse than lawyers/law students?


Inconclusive
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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby Lwoods » Sun Dec 29, 2013 6:44 am

What specialty?

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby SoftScrub » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:41 am

Ron Mexico wrote:Potential sugar mama? No brainer dude



I'm not a gold digger. If any, I have less debt than him.
My main concern was that our pursuits are so different yet all-consuming and I was wondering if and how such relationships might stand the test of time, finals, etc.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby jkpolk » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:47 am

SoftScrub wrote:
Ron Mexico wrote:Potential sugar mama? No brainer dude



I'm not a gold digger. If any, I have less debt than him.
My main concern was that our pursuits are so different yet all-consuming and I was wondering if and how such relationships might stand the test of time, finals, etc.


How big is his penis?

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby carmensandiego » Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:49 am

polkij333 wrote:
SoftScrub wrote:
Ron Mexico wrote:Potential sugar mama? No brainer dude



I'm not a gold digger. If any, I have less debt than him.
My main concern was that our pursuits are so different yet all-consuming and I was wondering if and how such relationships might stand the test of time, finals, etc.


How big is his penis?


Ahahaha whyyyy

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby NYstate » Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:00 pm

If you are seriously asking this question on a message board, I think you should drop him/ her. You can probably gun for a partner with more prestige than a resident. The personal qualities of who you date seem to not matter. Go for a person with a better job and richer parents.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby carmensandiego » Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:17 pm

NYstate wrote:If you are seriously asking this question on a message board, I think you should drop him/ her. You can probably gun for a partner with more prestige than a resident. The personal qualities of who you date seem to not matter. Go for a person with a better job and richer parents.


Or just date someone who's not a lazy dickhead. I'm assuming you're a 20-something. Mostly everyone you're going to date now isn't "rich" but as long as they are driven and intelligent; they'll do alright for themselves. Or you could just go the sugar daddy route and date someone your parent's age.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby mr.hands » Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:19 pm

IgosduIkana wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
IgosduIkana wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:The only downside is the wife/gf sharing that goes in doctor circles. Are you prepared for that?


whoa this is a thing?? explain!


It's very common for Doctors to share wives and girl friends. It's a collegiality thing, aka "we are all doctors" thinking. You are considered rude and prude if you don't share. Just sex, not like poly amorous stuff.


Wow that's some eyes wide shut ish


He's trolling. Of course this isn't true.

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Re: Dating a Resident Doctor?

Postby IgosduIkana » Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:01 pm

mr.hands wrote:
Wow that's some eyes wide shut ish


He's trolling. Of course this isn't true.[/quote]

:cry:

I just watched Wolf of Wall Street so I am inclined to believe tales of rich people being very, very morally bankrupt



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