Friends are frustrating me..Anyone in same situation? - page 2

I had a rough first year because I was constantly studying, and my friends didn't seem to understand why I had to study so hard as I am "only" going to be a nurse. They're going to school too, but... Read More

  1. by   puggymae
    My room-mate while I was in nursing school was studying political science and wanted to be a member of the White House Diplomatic Corp . She nagged me all the time about how "boring" I was until one day I told her that I doubted anyone in the Western World would die if she didn't courtsey at the appropriate minute when the Queen of England came into the room. She started laughing and never said another word to me about it. It just comes with the territory.
  2. by   tookewlandy
    Wow thats weird, I seen some similar posts like this about friends not getting it about nursing school. It has to just be certain area's because where i live everyone knows that nursing is an intense difficult major.
  3. by   wannabesedated
    Wow thanks so much for all the great replies! Next time my friends bug me I'll just tell them that my job is important because it's a matter of life or death. Eventually they'll understand that nursing is more than just bed baths and bringing people blankets.