It constantly seems like there is just not enough "together" time.Without time together, the level of communication in the marriage relationship suffers. (Or maybe our common goal of slacking off without getting in trouble made them looking cooler than they really are.) Meeting pleasant and passionate people was really uplifting. Make sure you bring the following things to all your rotations: Third year does not make sense. Don’t waste time figuring out why this and why that. Without power, you will have to suck up the abuse, bear with the attitude, and waste your time … I have a met quite a few kids from my class that are actually quite cool. However, the good things were far and few in between.
This is the year you transition from being a student to being a doctor. We never go to movies together - we need time to actually talk, reconnect, and have eye contact (oh so rare with four kids around).AVOID UNNECESSARY ARGUMENTS A career in medicine is a demanding one. Powerless Having power means you can give some kind of benefit that the other person wants, or inflict some kind of punishment the other person avoids. However, in the student-school relationship, the school pretty much holds all the power. Usually, in a customer-business relationship, the customer has the power because he is the one paying.When we are both feeling the stress of medical board exams, finances, or unmet expectations, I have discovered that sometimes, we both just need a "time-out" rather than to "duke it out." A friend told me the other day that her granddaughter seemed upset so she asked if she could help her with something.Her granddaughter replied, "It's okay, Grandma, I usually feel better after ten or 15 minutes." Remember this when you are upset about something. Usually we actually do feel better after an hour or two, or even a day. I’m going to give you some tips on how to get through third year without too much anxiety. Why do some people get out so much earlier than you? Because more likely than not, the doctors don’t even know why.We try to resolve disagreements immediately, and always with honesty.It is important to avoid unnecessary arguments and nit-picking with a spouse.