When you think about a doctor, you probably think about someone who is respected in the community, someone who is intelligent, cares for people, and they are well off, financially speaking. All of these characteristics come together to make a viable candidate for any lucky single person.
So it’s only natural that doctors be one of the most sought after professions that people say they want to date or marry.
Be that as it may, there are some pros and cons of dating a medical doctor we feel that you may want to keep in mind before getting involved with a doctor.
Doctors are known as one of the highest-paid professions in the country, so it’s safe to say that should you find yourself in a relationship with one, you will be living rather comfortably. Typically, the earning potential for a doctor far exceeds that of an engineer or a college professor depending on what kind of doctor he is. Of course, there is still a wide variety of disciplines that they could specialize in which could affect their earning potential.
For example, a family practitioner won’t earn as much as a cardiologist, but even still, their salaries aren’t anything to laugh at. Also, the doctor’s salary is dependent on where at in the country they are practicing. Keep in mind that by dating a doctor, it doesn’t necessarily mean you will enjoy lavish vacations, glorious homes, and expensive by dating a doctor, it doesn’t necessarily mean you will enjoy lavish vacations, glorious homes, and expensive memberships to various clubs and spas, many spouses of doctors do report to having these luxuries.
Salaries aside, you will have the respect of society. Doctors tend to enjoy a certain level of social acceptance and they are looked at with a sense of wonder and admiration, both by their patients and their families. You’ll quickly learn that a doctor often has to play God, as they hold their patients’ lives in their hands, especially if they are a doctor in the ER.
You can rest assured that your children will be taken care of and well provided for. If you decide to have children with a doctor, your kids will have educational opportunities many children may not have access to. Also since your doctor generally has empathy for their patients, your children may pick up on their good bedside manner and want to do what they can to help their fellow man. Should ever you or your children get hurt or sick, when you are involved with a doctor, you can bet that they will be there to help nurse you and your children back to health.
Doctors don’t generally take office hours, so if you are looking for a man to be at home the same time every evening, you may want to rethink dating a doctor—especially if they work in the hospital. Doctors have to be available at a moment’s notice in case one of their patients become seriously ill and need their help. This means that you may have to change plans on a date night or postpone that vacation.
Dating a doctor requires a certain level of patience that others may not need—especially when it comes to the art of trying to seduce the medical professional. Think about it, they see bodies every single day in various stages of undress and physical fitness, so they may not even register that you are trying to seduce them with slinky lingerie. This doesn’t mean that you can kiss romance goodbye, it just means that you will have to try something a bit more innovative and creative when trying to catch their eye.
Also, patience is going to be a huge factor when you are dealing with a doctor who always puts their patients first. This is a great trait to have in a doctor, but it can be hard for the spouse of one to understand and appreciate. You may find it irritating that they are always being called away for some emergency, but in the long run, you can be proud that your spouse is so dedicated to keeping their patients healthy and on the mend.
When you understand that your doctor won’t be able to give you their undivided attention, you’ll be able to appreciate the time that the do carve out for it. It isn’t easy being in a profession that demands so much of their time, so when they make some special time for you, you know it’s love.