Each break-up story is different in the details, but it all comes down to this: The MBA is a scaringly efficient relationship-killer.
There are, I suspect, many different reasons for this.
You want to take an MBA; but you also want to keep your partner. This is from the blog of a fellow MBA student: Today I officially got dumped. While I was in class, and just before I was supposed to give a little speech in front of my entire class. Here’s four pieces of advice that will increase your chances of making it through the MBA with your relationship intact.My guess is that some of the couples that fell apart probably ‘meant to be’ (whatever that means), only the MBA came between them.The good news is, there are things you can do to increase the chances of making it. The most important part is that you are both clear about what the MBA entails for the relationship.Many a promising long-term relationship has come to an end against the ragged, unforgiving shores of the MBA program.