Dating marrying doctor

02 May

About 10 years later, I ended up meeting a cute surgeon.

I don't want to marry a doctor." And then we'd both laugh.

That night I laid in bed and stretched myself beyond my usual confines sprawling myself across the entire mattress. back to school nights, Christmas pagents, teacher's conferences, back to school bbq, end of school bbq, school auctions, graduation festivities, endless kids' sporting games, couples business dinners, family functions, parties, double dates, vacations, Yes, I live a life separate from my husband. I'll hold my gripes inside, fearing the judgment I know I would be met with... And when I dwell on that sentiment, it does make me lonely. Just like I could never be a doctor, my husband could never be a doctor's wife.

With this in mind, I reviewed our interviews with men and women who were planning to marry and videos of two focus groups we had run with single men.Keep in mind, the thing that got my attention was not that he was at the top of the medical profession, but rather that he was once a behind-the-scenes consultant for ABC's hit show "Grey's Anatomy." Now that was interesting to me. This guy's fun and exciting and loves TV and entertainment just like me! RELATED: I'm OK With Having a Mediocre Career Now, when I meet people and tell them that my husband is a plastic surgeon, I see the mixed looks of fascination, curiosity and instant sizing-up of me in their eyes.They covertly look me up and down (maybe a little disappointed when they glimpse my less than shoes). They ask me how often I get free Botox (let's just say I've tried it less than the amount of fingers you can count on one hand).A couple of years ago, I asked a friend of mine how she met her husband. So, why not be with someone who knows how to save your life, literally? Marriage, at times, can require a lot of work, and trust me, you want a partner who will work as hard as you in ensuring each other’s happiness. Well, the saying in my house is, “At least no one is bleeding”. You may make more money than us, we may make more than you. Think outside the box, guys, it is your family’s income and stability that matters, and we will always be able to help. It was at a bar, and when she asked his occupation he replied, “I work for the city.” She took that to mean he was a construction worker. Much to her surprise about a month into their relationship, she learned he actually played for the NFL team in their city. And then, if someone is bleeding, expect to hear, “No worries, all bleeding stops.” Because it really is true, all bleeding does stop, and we understand this. When I was a student at UCLA, my mom would always tease me and say, "Go hang out at the medical building and see if there are any cute doctors to date (and later marry)." My creative, musical theater, Communications major personality would promptly fire back: "Doctors are boring. I'm not complaining, but I repeat: It ain't what you think it is.Because doctor's wives have the cushiest, easiest, most carefree life.Allow me to set things straight about being married to a doctor:1.Because he’s a soon-to-be doctor, and you better know it.The Stud knows your mom wants you to marry a doctor – Problem is, his mom has told him that he’s hot stuff, and so has his aunt, and his classmate’s aunt, and his neighbour’s aunt, and his…You get the drift. After all, he’s spent a long time getting to right where he wants to be – an eligible doctor in Singapore.