What Should You Know Before Deciding to Date a Nurse?

Nurses are loving and caring. Therefore, dating a nurse is one of the good things you do in your life. The nurses are kind and good to their patients. However, you should be aware that nurses are busy and stressed most of the time because they need to attend to emergencies, give medicines to patients on time, and feed them if necessary. The work of a nurse is not glamorous like other white-collar jobs. You should be understanding and take care of her.

You should be understanding and supportive before deciding to date a nurse. The job of a nurse involves internal organs, blood, and other undesirable things that make most men squeamish. Communication is vital to maintaining healthy relationships because most marriages end because of poor communication.

Listen to patients

Nurses listen to the life stories of patients. They also listen to the stories of their friends and relatives. Nurses are also trained to collect vital information from patients, which is essential for the right treatment. You should be prepared to dine out when a nurse is busy and unable to cook at home.

Caring and accommodating

Hearing the cries of children is completely normal for nurses. You should be the same and care for your family. Nurses assist the doctors in retracting internal organs during hours-long surgical procedures. They also spend sleepless nights caring for patient’s lives. During such long duties, you should be accommodating of her absences. If you are ready for all these things, you can surely date a nurse and lead a happy life.

You should consider yourself lucky to have married a nurse. However, their work schedules are not consistent and may vary depending on the situation. Nurses have to work in shifts (8 to 12 hours), including nights and prolonged shifts in emergencies. On average, nurses need to work 36 to 40 hours a week. Even while working and caring for their patients, nurses also look after their families with the utmost care. However, they get too tired in their jobs on some days, and you should be ready to extend a helping hand in taking care of her and your kids and parents.

A carer at home

If you feel sick, your partner will take care of you, and you may not need to visit a hospital. In times of need, the trained nurse will provide all necessary courage and medications. You may also get hospital treatment either for free or by paying a reduced amount. 

Make sure to clarify issues at the beginning of a relationship

Nurses are trained to be tough, both physically and mentally. They look for people who understand and devote a lot of time. You need to discuss openly and clarify all of your issues together before deciding to start a relationship. If you work in enforcement, it is better to discuss openly because your work priorities are also different and may not be suitable. Those working in jobs other than law enforcement and defense establishments can look for a nurse to date and lead a happy family.

You should be flexible and set boundaries when beginning a relationship. You should plan your vacations together so that you can spend quality time together. It is better to sip a cup of coffee to reinvigorate your romantic life. 

James Chalmers
the authorJames Chalmers