marriage

  1. H

    Resident spouse doesn't want to do couple therapy with current medical student

    Hey there, My husband and I have been married since he got in medical school. I went straight to the workforce while he continued medical school right out of college. I've been supporting him in any way I can during his med school and residency years but honestly I can't say the same to him. It...
  2. Fel Cactus Fru

    Getting Married to Graduate Debt Free

    As a preface my girlfriend and I have been together for about five years now, we survived three years of long distance in undergrad, have a dog together, and have been living together happily for the past year. We are in no rush to get married but live a committed lifestyle in which we are both...
  3. Kayak_Croc

    Already married to Tennessee state resident

    I'm interested in Memphis dental school. I've heard they only offer in-state tuition to out of staters who get married to a state resident. I'm a New Mexico resident working on my undergrad. I recently married a Tennessee resident. Will I still qualify for that in state requirement? We plan to...
  4. M

    Married in Medical School

    For those of you who have gotten married before medical school or even during the first two years, where did you live? I see many posts about people being married and the financial struggle of engagement rings and weddings but what about living costs? So many people live with their parents...
  5. P

    EAD by Match Day or Residency

    Hello, I need help with an issue. I am a US citizen currently a resident planning to marry my girlfriend who is a non-US IMG applicant. We've known each other for 4 years and have been together for 3 years. I just want to know overall for programs, when she files a change of status around...
  6. ImplantKing

    Professional School - The distance of marriage...

    After four attempts of applying to and each year presenting its prolonging adversities, was an acceptance over a thousand miles away from my wife and two children the right decision? In the beginning, it was just my wife and I. Starting our marriage young and both of us beginning our careers...
  7. X

    Husband dropped out of med school. Now what?

    Two years ago, I married the love of my life. We were both in medical school, had known each other our whole lives, and didn't have a doubt in our minds that it was the right choice. I was a third year and he was a second year, so in order to match together, I decided to do my MPH between third...
  8. stayathomemom

    I'm an old lady with a family. Is there any hope?

    Alright, maybe not that old, but I ain't no spring chicken anymore. I worked in day care taking care of this year's round of med school applicants. I'm 35, married to a man who is in the prime of a successful professional (non-medical) career, and a stay at home mom to three kids, all school...
  9. N

    Military Marriages

    I am a HM2 Navy Reservist, and about a year from getting my undergrad and my girlfriend is a med school student who just finished her first semester and is about to sign her navy contract. I am thinking of proposing soon but i have a few questions and i want to ask the right people and this i...
  10. Art2doc

    Husband refuses to let me go to med school

    Hi all, I’m new here. I recently received a very generous offer from my Stepdad to pay for medical school AND my mortgage for the duration. I am 37, married 10 years with two elementary-aged daughters. This is a very different career than my first one and will be a lot work (obviously). My...
  11. clinicalscience808

    Marriage effect on taxes while in school

    I didn't see any prior posts about this specific section of the subject but if there are any I'd be happy to read! :) I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years and am heading to vet school in Fall 2018. We've been talking about getting married (we're basically engaged just not publicly) but I...
  12. M

    MD & DO MS4 wedding planning help!

    Hi everyone! I was hoping to gauge some input from current fourth years and interns on the best time to get married during fourth year. Options: -2 weeks in between 3rd and 4th year (2019) -winter break of 4th year (2019) -after graduation (2020) My fiance is a year ahead of me, which...
  13. H

    I’m lost - brutal opinions welcome

    Hi everyone, Non traditional here. I am asking advice from spouses of premed / med students and anyone else willing to answer. I am bit lost and need your honest and brutal opinion on the following FACTS: - BS in business management, currently pursuing premed - Average smart but definitely...
  14. H

    Army GMO and out to ENT chances

    Alright, here are the facts, I'm a current Army HPSPer (MS3) interested in ENT. I will be getting married next year to a current intern in a 4 year residency program (civilian). I want to start a family at some point, but also don't want to destroy her chances of establishing a practice after...
  15. travelandteeth

    All Branch Topic (ABT) HPSP and Marriage

    I have a super specific question that I hope someone can answer. 1.) I am currently applying for the Navy HPSP and Army HPSP. 2.) I also plan to marry my current girlfriend soon who is a South Korean citizen. Question: Will marrying her at this time and petitioning for her marriage visa to the...
  16. P

    Marriage During PT School

    Hey ya'll! I'm just looking for your thoughts and opinions on getting married during PT school. Is it too much to plan a wedding while in school? I definitely don't want to be planning a wedding and studying for the boards. At my school, the first year is all classes. After year 1, it...
  17. A

    Best Husband and Wife Specialties

    In your opinion, what specialties would be the best for a MD couple? Taking into mind, family income, time to spend with kids, etc.
  18. A

    Marriage going into vet school: FAFSA

    My boyfriend and I have been seriously discussing marriage for the past few months. The likelihood he will propose before the end of the spring semester is 80%. My question is how would getting married affect FAFSA/financial aid going into vet school? Beneficial? Negative? Other info: Him: 26...
  19. cateoheight

    Defer a year for marriage?

    Hello all, This is my first time posting, I've had a hard time finding posts where someone is in a similar situation. So here is some background: I graduated Spring 2016 and changed my professional goals from PhD to MD in June. The plan is to apply this June to be accepted for Fall 2018...
  20. F

    Wife of medical student who failed Step 1 twice

    Hello, In need of some support/advice on how to handle the stress of being married to someone who has failed the step 1 twice (passed the 3rd time with decent score) and is currently studying for Step 2 (written and practicial). I know I have a bit of a control problem anyway but this is driving...
  21. YellowTurtle

    Husband is starting to get disappointed

    Hey all. I'm an MS3 who has been very undecided all throughout medical so far about deciding which specialty I will apply for in the match. I've always shied away from surgery because my marriage and my mental sanity are my highest priorities and I need balance in my life outside of work. I...
  22. F

    Married in PT School?

    Hey everyone! I've got a new question for you that I think is kinda refreshing amongst all of the questions about stats, GRE scores, GPAs, acceptances, interviews, etc. (But, for those of you applying this cycle: good luck!) Anyway, my question is: Is anyone married and in PT school? And, if so...
  23. K

    Practicing under maiden name vs married name

    I got married at the age of 18 and have been known as Mrs. Hislastname my whole adult life legally and socially. I was so quick to change my name when I was in my newlywed stage that I never really put a lot of thought into it. I knew I wanted my future kids to have the same last name and wanted...
  24. M

    Residency Vacation Time Flexibility

    Hi guys I'm an up and comer med school applicant, but I have a question about residencies that pertains to my brother who is currently in his 3rd year of a DO program. Next summer, he will be matched with an EM residency pending all things go as planned. Unfortunately, I am also planning my own...
  25. kegar99

    Marriage as a diversity essay topic?

    I couldn't really find any feedback on this by using the search function, so I thought I'd go ahead and ask. I'm working on a diversity essay for a secondary app and am thinking about talking about how I'm married. I would focus on how as a spouse, nothing is just about me anymore because I have...
  26. Waldeinsamkeit

    MS2 Marriage

    Hello, My fiancee and I are finally in a place where we can get married. Yes, it would've been perfect to do this summer, but things didn't really work out. I am really excited about getting married, and I am planning on doing it after I take the step. Does anyone know the best way to...
  27. M

    Advice on marrying a med student?

    My fiance will be starting med school about 3 weeks before our wedding. Has anyone else done this before? We are looking for advice on how to enjoy our new marriage with the craziness that will be med school. What have been your biggest fears about marrying someone in med school? How did you...
  28. M

    Sermatologist marries an Emergency Doc what would the salary and lifestyle be like?

    If a derm marries an Emergency doctor what would their lifestyle be like. If they choose these specialties they probably will have kids so lets say 3. I was thinking somewhere around 500k combined. So would there lifestyle be like this...
  29. fernweh2438

    Married during Application Cycle: Name Change Advice

    Hello All, There have been a few similar threads to this, but nothing too helpful or recent, so I am trying it again.... I just got married after completing my secondaries and registering for one interview date. I have not yet changed my name on my social security card or drivers license to...
  30. D

    does anyone know of any indian females in residency looking for arranged marriage?

    Guys I know this is kind of strange, but I have a friend whose son is starting his first year of fellowship in GI who is looking for an arranged marriage. He's within driving distance of Chicago. She told me that any caste (?) system is ok. I think her son is around my age 28-29 and they are...