Juggling Boyfriend and Nursing - page 2

I will be starting a 2 year program for nursing this fall. I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 2 years now and we currently have a very strong relationship. He has been there for me... Read More

  1. by   forevergreatful
    you both are at important chapters of you lives, don't try to plan anything just wait and see how school goes for you and remember he also has his sports plus education. what ever you do don't get distracted from school. this isn't a easy major to get into. if the relationship is meant to be it will last
  2. by   Nurse Beth
    You are afraid of losing him and the changes ahead. You have to move forward
    on faith, not fear, and trust the process. Best wishes, future RN
  3. by   choughlesRN
    I've been there, Madeleinemyers. Get really friendly with your phone and Skype. My boyfriend was about 3 hours away, then halfway across the country. At 2.5 hours away, you'll probably get to see him once a month. We talked every night on the phone and texted pretty constantly. That'll be your lifesaver. The only big pieces of advice I have are: COMMUNICATE. Talk about everything. And don't try to or insist on going out there every week. He can come visit you once in a while, and you can get out there once in a while. Also, have your own life and let him have his. Go out, have fun.
  4. by   Thanksforthedonuts
    Quote from Ben_Dover
    Dear Madeleine Myers,

    I can assure you that you will be married to your classmates and reading materials...unless you prioritize your relationship over your future career.
    It is a great investment for "it" just being a 2 year program. So devote your time "to" studying.
    Knock on wood, if there comes a time, where he tells you that you pay more attention to your nursing program over him and gets to a point where he starts seeing someone, all I can tell you is, let him go. My personal and professional opinion, you'll have more to lose if you let the nursing program falter!

    You have been warned! Choose wisely!

    Lovingly yours,
    Ben Dover

    P.s. AllNurses should have a Dear Abby section

    Honestly, I would really enjoy a Dear Abby section....
  5. by   traumaRUs
    Moved to Dating/Relationships