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I get a different reaction every time I tell a date I’m a psychiatrist.
I had begun perusing fellowships in the cities where he wanted to move. I am grateful to have a specialty that encourages a close connection to my patients. I’m surprised by all your emotion – especially the way you describe yourself at work.” He expected me to have control over my emotions because of my profession.
I am privileged to see and consider the motives, desires, fantasies, and fears of my patients. Psychiatrists are trained to examine emotions and behaviors, characterize them first as symptoms, then as diagnoses, and finally assess the best way to intervene.
For dating, however, this skill is excessively fine tuned. As a therapist in training, I am learning to hear the manifest content and listen for the latent content. The emotions of my patients sometime get tangled with my own.
I felt it with this man, despite knowing that he liked me and was serious about our relationship. I try to disentangle myself through my own therapy, and filling my life with productive activities and close friends.