Here is a list of resources for those who are married to a medical student or doctor. I personally use these resources or have read these books and think they are FANTASTIC. Check them out!
WEBSITES / BLOGS
Dating Med – Dating Med is a website that has great content all about medical relationships, especially those who are in a relationship with a medical student.
Lives of Doctor’s Wives Foundation – I LOVE this organization. It’s an NPO that provides various programs to help fellow doctor’s wives. Not only that, they have an incredible private Facebook group with over 5,000 members – all doctor’s wives! This Facebook page has been a lifesaver for me during really hard times. Seriously, check it out… like now.
Married to Doctors – This is a website AND a podcast for those in a medical marriage. I absolutely love listening to this podcast!
Physician Family – This is an online magazine that is specifically for medical spouses and their families. I love this publication! Their articles are fantastic and it’s completely free to read.
Your Doctor’s Wife – This is a blog that I love to read. Unfortunately the blog owner hasn’t written a post in a year but I love perusing her archives. She has very good advice for us doctor’s wives.
His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proofed Marriage – My husband and I have read this book and love it. Now hear me out! Don’t be freaked out by the title. No, neither of us have ever had an affair and we don’t plan on it! This book helps you identify each others’ needs in your marriage so you can then meet those needs. It comes with helpful worksheets and everything too. It has been so helpful to us, especially during these tough training years.
Love in the Time of Medical School – I love this book by Sarah Epstein! I highly recommend this resource to anyone either in a current relationship with a medical student or considering entering a serious relationship with one. In this engaging and detailed book, Sarah includes every single stage of medical school and how to deal with each stage in your relationship in a healthy way.