If I accompanied him in these activities, we got to spend time together.
At times, because my schedule could not always accommodate his changing hours and sparse availability, I wouldn’t see him for a couple of weeks or more.
For some reason they all seem to be 30 years old, but what better time to try new things like older partners, salsa dancing, meeting people in bars or visiting East St. But overall, life as a single woman has been exciting, frustrating, adventurous and a necessary growing experience. Dating outside of your class introduces you to a social network of older medical students while allowing you to maintain friends in your own class.
Dating a fellow medical student also lets you support each other as you go through the adventure that is medical school together.
I love the life that we have created together and I can’t imagine it any other way! I’m Jennifer — a wife, mom, food photographer, and blogger living life in Small Town, Michigan!
Whenever possible, we found ourselves in the forest exploring the world on foot or, if the weather was bad, on long drives that led to nowhere.
Shell shocked was the best way to describe how it felt when the relationship only lasted under a year.
When he wasn’t working, we both often bitterly joked that he was eating or sleeping.
During these times, I would read my past journal entries, searching for the relationship that so often seemed out of reach.
Our first date was meeting for brunch on his one day off that month.