Dating a law student long distance
This semester, Rob and I have seen each other almost every weekend.
The general pattern has been that we switch off taking the Dartmouth Coach between South Station in Boston and Lebanon, New Hampshire where Rob lives and works.
He also needs to be doing work on his house and our schedule has made that difficult.
On my part, I love going home and I love having Rob here, but I also sometimes feel that I’m missing out on opportunities to make friends here in Boston because I am never available on the weekend.
Law students are adults, after all, and they should be allowed to make their own decisions in matters of the heart.
But some schools still have policies against them, depending on the circumstances.
I am in a long-distance, long-term relationship myself, so I thought I would share my perspective on the matter.
I went into law school thinking I'd spend the rest of my life with the woman I was dating at the time.
By the end of 1L year, we were teetering on the edge. It's easy to focus only on how awful your life is, and how hard your classes are, and how much you are struggling to keep up with Gunner Mc Handraiser.
In fairly short order, they got engaged — and then married, before she even graduated from law school.
The law student bride took her professor-husband’s last name, which she went by during 3L year.