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Advice on dating a law student

Or when your significant other’s eyes glazed over when you discussed the fascinating world of the non-delegation doctrine.

While your partner is memorizing tax codes, learn to cook Uruguayan food.

Or sign up for that paleontology class you've been eyeing. Set Ground Rules A heavy workload doesn't absolve your loved one of all responsibilities.

Lawyers and free time are not typically well acquainted with one another.

And anyone married to, living with, or otherwise romantically entangled with a JD (or soon-to-be) will tell you that the relationship can be, to put it kindly, challenging.

The thing that makes law students challenging to date is not the person, it’s what law school practically force them to become.

The law student-part of them takes over everything else in their lives; it’s so overwhelming to some that normally, statistics say, law school population drops by more than half from first year to their senior year.

There’s no doubt in my mind that law school is hard on relationships.