How many of you are married to or date someone in the Medical Field? - page 3

Just a curious question. I have not known that many people in the medical community, but of those I did every single one either married or dated someone else in a medical profession. Is it really... Read More

  1. by   Soldiersnurse
    When I met my husband he was an EMT-B, and he was wonderful. The more EMS knowledge he got the more resentful he became of nurses (especially ER nurses). Still love him though. We agree to disagree
  2. by   NicuGal
    I met my DH at work He works in Radiology/special imaging
  3. by   cincygirlpnp
    I'm married to a new doctor. It has its ups and downs. For example the time he referred to nurses as "blue collar workers" and another time hs said, "Well, aren't you there to just pass medications?" Though I KNOW some of your are going to be ticked off by what he said- he IS a very good person. I blame the lack of medical schools teaching concerning the role of the nurse as well as the media. MOST people will say these things about nurses. Sometimes we get into the self-pity mode of whose job sucks the most, and he usually wins (rightly so-might I add)

    By being with him I've learned a lot about what it takes to be a doctor and have come to realize that there are VERY MEAN nurses out there (just as there are some VERY MEAN doc's), who take it upon themselves to make my husband miserable- especially when he is on call.
  4. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Originally posted by 3rdShiftGuy
    I'm sure you don't do like some ladies I've met who when they talk about they husbands who are md's they don't say "my husband would like some pain medicine", they say "Dr. So & So needs pain medicine". That bugs me for some reason.
    Because some have the mentality that by saying "Dr. needs this or that", that they KNOW what they want is ok because they are a Dr. Said some, not all.
  5. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Originally posted by cincygirlpnp
    I'm married to a new doctor. It has its ups and downs. For example the time he referred to nurses as "blue collar workers"
    This will be true once i'm a nurse. Because i love the color blue, the majority of my scrubs will have a blue collar.
  6. by   Monica RN,BSN
    These are nice stories... I dated plenty of other nurses, Both LPN an RN, Was married to a massage therapist, (last time around) But I was the last to get an appointment.. funny how that works...

    Think I didn't have much luck i suppose by dating within the same profession, dunno why that is.... I have a "normal" boyfriend, (whatever Normal means... Hummm) Who is not in medical field at all, He is an AC/ refrigeration Tech, Mustang fixer, and all around fix what ever kinda guy. I did however send him to Instructor training to teach CPR classes on the days I am too busy or too tired! Imagine THAT!!! And surprisingly he does a great job at it.
    He is a fabulous guy! Monica is truly BLESSED!
  7. by   NICU_Nurse
    My husband is awfully squeamish, and thankfully, not in healthcare. I have an ongoing experiment in which I attempt to gross him out as frequently as possible, and then chart on a visual graph exactly when he runs hurling from the room. His tolerance is fairly low, but we have seen some improvements since I first began, as you can see... (pointing vaguely to said chart with laser pointer)

    My mom is a nurse and my dad was an engineer. He lived for thirty years with her stories with no escape until I got married. Now, when my mom and I are in the same room, we end up with our legs curled beneath us and grinning maniacally as we share our stories and cackle like witches, while my dad and husband escape mercifully into the backyard where they share a beer and talk about how loony we are and discuss how neither of them knew when they first married us that we were going to be nurses and is it possible to create some sort of warning system for other innocent men like the two of them that alarms just prior to saying "I Do!"- like a flashing crucifix behind the alter at the church, or a trio of dancing choirboys who interrupt the ceremony to sing a "Get Out While Ye Still Can, Brethren" type of hymn.

    It works out well for us all, I think.
  8. by   oceanblue
    Mu husband is a pipefitter, don't think I'd like the idea of being at work together all of the time, goig to work & doing my job is "my time" & I enjoy that.
  9. by   Sekar
    We're both Nurses. It allows to completely understand each other's work days. I do, occassionally, feel sorry for our kids who have a strange idea of what "normal" supper time discussions are made of....
  10. by   KaylaRN2005
    My fiance is a cop Not in the medical field, but also in a public-service type career. I have heard that there are many nurses romantically involved with those from the law enforcement career, and it makes sense to me!
  11. by   Ruby Vee
    Originally posted by KaylaRN2005
    My fiance is a cop Not in the medical field, but also in a public-service type career. I have heard that there are many nurses romantically involved with those from the law enforcement career, and it makes sense to me!
    I used to date a cop, years ago. He and his friends told me that cops liked to date nurses because they understood the irregular hours. The hours, I understood.

    Once, about 25 years ago, we had a bowel-fixated LOL come into our unit with a suitcase full of laxatives, enemas, etc. She wanted an enema from us, but her attending said absolutely not. So after hours of begging everyone that came near her for an enema, she gave up and called 911, claiming that we were holding her prisoner! A couple of very young cops came up to our unit to "check out her story." Seems they wanted to meet some nurses . . . . They ended up hanging out drinking coffee for hours, and one of them dated a co-worker of mine for months afterward.
  12. by   Rocknurse
    My partner is an RT in a pediatric hospital, but we didn't meet at work. We met on the internet...I'm in the UK and my partner is in the US. I'm waiting for my green card so we can move in together but we've been waiting nearly 3 years. It will happen soon though...can't wait.
  13. by   Laurynn
    My husband and I met in Kindergarten!!!!!

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