Dating a surgeon
They save people’s lives and they experience beautiful things.
From funny cases to those moments of realisation, they always have something interesting to talk about.
) Despite this, individuals from the two-surgeon families felt about the same amount of burnout and depression as surgeons married to non-surgeons.
This doesn’t stop the study from concluding that “the higher prevalence of depressive symptoms and clinically significant lower mental quality of life among surgeons married or partnered to surgeons suggests that the work-life hurdles could be taking a toll on their mental health.” Maybe if the smart doctors figure out how to manage the work-life balance thing, they can help the rest of us.
No wonder that the study suggests surgeon-surgeon marriages are on the rise.
They were more likely to report that child-rearing had slowed their career, and they were more “likely to stay home from work to care for a sick child and more often surrogated their career” in favor of their partner’s career, the study said.
Half the surgeons married to other doctors said they had experienced career conflict with their spouse and only about a third of them thought they had enough time for their personal lives.
The job requires a lot of determination, sincerity and a good IQ. Having an intelligent boyfriend makes life very sorted and fulfilling, trust me!
Doctors never tend to interrupt or cut you when you are talking to enforce their opinion.