While you're at it, secure your own necessary social supports.
Scheduling time for fun with your own friends can reinforce your sense of identity beyond the relationship and take your mind off the loneliness you may temporarily feel.
It could be worse though, but you also deserve mad props for being the second most open to LIKEing your bagels.
What it looks like is that more general degrees (i.e., Ph D, Master’s, Bachelor’s) are getting liked the least, which I think might have to do with their lack of specificity — you could be studying anything from dance to chemical engineering, so your area of study is probably more important to bagels than your level of degree.
Here at CMB, we know that our users are intelligent — you’re smart enough to have chosen us after all!
Joking aside, what you may not know is that we are indeed, statistically, a favorite among highly educated professionals.
If your significant other is still in the first years, your experience may mimic that of the college life you're accustomed to -- to an extent.
A majority of students, though, supplement their classroom studies with stints as undergrad teaching assistants or researchers, according to "The Princeton Review" in "Master's vs.
No matter how busy student life gets, you can make time for a white-water rafting adventure or checking out the dinner theater two towns away when you both consciously prioritize the relationship.
In order to make it through this time with your relationship not only intact but stronger than ever, you'll need to familiarize yourself with the Ph D lifestyle and form strategies for how to cope with it.
Preparing yourself for the reality of this program, through its completion, can help you be patient, as you will be able to mark off important milestones and count down to the next phase.
Especially when it comes time for dissertation writing, your partner may develop tunnel vision for the subject of study.
Because Ph D students can unintentionally winnow their social circles down to advisers and peers tacking similar challenges, introduce yourself to that world to the extent possible.
Jae Kemp has been writing and editing professionally since 2010.