Posted May 8, The ones I know of are still together post grad school and some are married. When else will you be surrounded by so many intelligent, motivated, and in some cases beautiful people? I could not agree with you more…. You might be competing for the same grants, fellowships etc.
Dating a fellow student lead to complications, just like any situation where you date someone who you work with.
The Biggest Relationship Challenge for Couples We're Not Talking About: Grad School
If you are mature, level-headed, and even-keeled I think it's manageable. Sour during the last, the perverse fore. I am single, and I often wonder if I were to date someone now, if it would be easier to date a fellow grad student verses non-student. I think it also depends on the size of the department; for example, a larger one would provide a helpful buffer of sorts should things get ugly. Well, if it were someone not in my department, I guess it would be OK. Skinny User Inactive Registered: She's a nurse so you would assume movable ambitions but, she's locked into a contract which basically guarantees her work hours and pay rate so she can't move with him.