With the median age of first marriage now over 25 for both men and women in the United States, according to 2010 Census Bureau data, it's clear that young people of all vocations are waiting longer to tie the knot than their parents did.
The physician dating pool has also been changed by the fact that women have outnumbered men in American medical schools for most of the last decade.
But today's young doctors, most of them women, don't want to waste their youth working a backbreaking schedule, in part because they'd like to have children and don't think they can afford to wait.
Doctors' lives are highly stressful, so you may have to help them unwind at the end of the day. A relationship with a doctor is likely to look very different from other types of romantic relationships.But Parrott, a Kansas City family medicine practitioner, had just finished medical school and was in the midst of a grueling internship.Spending Time Together Helping With Stress Reevaluating Priorities Community Q&A As doctors are intelligent and often passionate about their work, dating a doctor can be a wonderful experience.However, there are certain challenges that come with dating a medical professional.Unfortunately, many other single physicians — despite their good looks, earning power, and big brains — stay that way a lot longer than they would prefer.