Hi. Long story short, I was with my boyfriend for 6 years. We met in undergrad and lived together for the past four years. It took him three years to get into medical, and he was finally accepted into the Class of 2008. He is presently a second year med student and intends to be a neurosurgeon. I had not been happy in our relationship since before he got into medical school (he was depressed and frustrated about not being accepted), but I became even more unhappy after he started. Obv. it's for the same reasons everyone complains about, I was lonely, i was living my life for him and not taking care of my needs, he was emotionally distant and unavailable, i never met his med school friends, we never socialized together, he didn't want to put effort into being a real partner, ect. So I ended our relationship, and now 6 weeks later, i know i love him dearly and miss him, but i don't think i can stomach a decade more of his medical education. I worry about being lonely if i were to marry him, and him not having the time to be a good parent and participate in our family. I know i need to find ways to make myself happy, but i'm not sure if i'm willing to settle for seeing my partner for 10 hours a week until i'm 37. I'm someone who grew up in a very family-oriented household where both parents were actively involved in our upbringing and always avaiable, and that's what i wanted for myself. Any thoughts to whether reconciliation is possible and if i could learn to make myself happy with him again?