With that being said, I often rely on texting and other forms of electronic communication to stay up to date with my significant other.
However, there is so much room for miscommunication via these methods.
It was not something we planned but we have loved every minute of it & are so grateful to have you all following along.
John is behind the scenes big time despite what can be a grueling residency schedule. he moonlights as a photographer) & he also helps arrange all of my travel as well as a few other tasks.
I have a policy of never allowing myself to go to sleep angry at my partner.
That doesn’t mean our problems are always fixed by the end of the night, but we at least work things out to the point where we are not angry at each other any more. Whether it is looking for that special someone or being in a thriving long-term relationship, you can always find ways to make work.
Tip #2 – Do not go to sleep angry Whenever my partner and I get into a fight, it’s so tempting for me to angrily walk away or hang up.
It’s so easy to say, “Forget it, let’s just leave each other alone and study/work/etc.” Sweeping problems under the rug or walking away from unresolved problems are great ways to end your relationship and also your productivity as a medical student.
I thought I’d share 8 ways to make medical school / residency a little better! But overall, residency is definitely not an easy time and it’s really hard to understand what it’s like unless you are actually going through it or you are married to someone going through it.A text cannot detect or convey sarcasm (I’m an incredibly sarcastic person) or many other forms of emotion.I try to avoid miscommunications by trying to be as clear as possible in my texts.Needing to be reminded that we are loved is not insecurity. I’m not great at doing this for my partner but I’m working on it.This is especially important if you don’t see your partner as often.