Deal dating medical resident
Resident visas are more challenging and require several years with a temporary visa first unless you are a parent of a Colombian child or invest sufficient funds to qualify as a resident investor.
After having one of the temporary visas for a minimum of five years (or three years for marriage or permanent partner), you can receive a resident visa (RE visa) that is good for five years and will need to be renewed every five years.
He used to only use the extra bedroom if he had a test the following day or if he was post call.
While studying for his board exams, he slept there often.
My husband still expects a weekly date; he even admits that HE is the one who "needs" a date night every weekend.
Sometimes we trade babysitting with other couples and just go running together on a Saturday morning.
We never go to movies together - we need time to actually talk, reconnect, and have eye contact (oh so rare with four kids around).
THE BEST ADVICE The best advice a doctor's wife gave me before we started medical school was: "have NO expectations." This, she told me, would ensure that I would "never be disappointed." At the time it seemed like a dismal attitude to have towards my husband and our relationship, but, honestly, it has probably saved our marriage.
It constantly seems like there is just not enough "together" time.
Without time together, the level of communication in the marriage relationship suffers.
We try to resolve disagreements immediately, and always with honesty.
It is important to avoid unnecessary arguments and nit-picking with a spouse.
DATE NIGHT Time and communication are essential for a strong, medical marriage. Even during our pre-med years, we went out on a date together every single weekend.