She's a wonderful person and I think we could work, so yes. In regards to my current situation, I feel like a lot of the time he doesn't understand that things like MCAT's and studying undergrad or med school come first. Stop trying to make up for all the little things you miss with big short-term things. Why do we not talk about Heavenly Mother. His single doctor friends have so much more time and money to spend on lavish overseas holidays and recreational activities, while every spare moment the husband has to spend at home, helping with the children and all the responsibilities that entails.
The important things that keep our marriage a happy, healthy, and very loving one are the same things that keep any other marriage alive and well. He was devastatedcalled me every night crying telling me to please go back. I am so confused. He also has sacrificed a more easy lifestyle. Think about what you want in a relationship.
I can understand his desire to spend time together to reconnect, but right now it really isn't there. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. We haven't been on holiday in years first because of no money as he was studying while in worked. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. Thank you for this blog. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. What are the strategies for not taking the absence personally I mentioned above that I'm cognizant of my SO's constraints, but it's definitely hard I have been married to an Interventional Radiologist 30 yrs. One of the most well known church prophets stated that he would rather see his own child dead in their coffin than married outside the temple. I just started dating this guy and he is not only in the army, but a doctor.
That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. He wanted our kids exposed to Christianity for intellectual reasons and likes the community. I learned how truly very Mormon I really am, to the deepest part of my soul. January 4, at 2: January 21, at 9: January 28, at March 20, at 5: May 30, at 5: June 29, at June 14, at 5: August 12, at 9: August 20, at 6: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public. So I'm wondering if things will ever change or if this is just one of the drawbacks of dating a doctor. My advice would be to become as familiar as possible with her schedule, and then plan activities that will allow you both to get to know each other better, avoid movies. Being a doctor means you sacrifice for others, and your family and spouse sacrifices while standing in the shadows of your career.