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Nightingale recalls a recent experience, where a physician client of hers, based in Baltimore, canceled several Friday night dates in a row."It was just a nightmare, and the fellow I was trying to set her up with said 'She cancelled on me twice already, I don't know if this is going to work out,'" says Nightingale."I have been flat out given ultimatums, and I've been broken up with twice because of my career," says Christophersen, recalling her recent breakup with a guy who was concerned that her grueling career would get in the way of having and raising children."He said, 'I want to know if you can scale it back or it isn't gonna work,'" she says.
' We finally had them meet on a Tuesday night, and they really hit it off with one another." When you finally do score a date, whether through a friend, matchmaking service, or chance encounter in a hospital parking lot at 4 a.m., try to lay out some ground rules.Translation: You'll have more opportunities to meet someone and go on dates, even if you're no longer treated to med-school mixers.Melissa Brown, president of national dating service It's Just Lunch, which counts a growing number of doctors in its client base, suggests committing to at least a few hours a week for dating whether you're just starting your residency or are an established doctor.Heidi Huser, a family practitioner who works in a Minnesota urgent care facility, considers herself a catch — funny, smart, stable, and easygoing.But some of those qualities make her male suitors insecure, says the 39-year-old.
Doctors' dating challenges The biggest obstacle young physicians face when it comes to finding a mate: lack of time.