Should You Get Married? The Male Nurse Insight

Should you get married? The answer to this question can be found at the very end. I’ll start with Harvard’s perspective: “A good marriage can improve a man’s health, but marital discord can take its toll on both happiness and health. In the MRFIT study of 10,904 American married men, for example, men who divorced…

May 13, 2019 | by

How To Deal With An Upsetting Profession

What? Am I saying that nursing is an upsetting profession? No! I’m saying something better: nursing sucks. Nursing is an extreme, emotional roller coaster. I wouldn’t be able to tell you how many times I’ve sat in my car thinking “I fucking hate my job. The charge nurse is a bitch and my coworkers are…

January 8, 2019 | by

How to Deal with Anger on the Job

I started my shift at 6:30am. I looked down the hall and saw a penguin-like creature waddling toward the coordinator’s office. “Looks like I’ll be working with Kunt again,” I told myself. Her name was really Kunt. Here’s the reality: you can’t avoid working with disagreeable people (you might be one of them). Here’s a…

April 5, 2018 | by

Romantic Relationships at Work–Should You Stick It In?

Here’s an interesting situation: there are ten nurses in my unit, and I am the only guy. Of the nine female nurses, my gut tells me I can close on at least three of them. All I’d need to say is “pull your pants down.” In terms of making a move, my personal situation is…

March 24, 2018 | by

How to Tell if Nursing is the Right Career for You

Warning: this post will come off as pessimistic. But as I mention in the “about this blog” section, I don’t bullshit my readers. You will hear my straight opinions. Here’s an analysis of the ups and downs of the field, with my answer to “how to tell if nursing is the right career for you”…

March 18, 2018 | by

How to Find Fulfillment as a Nurse

      When I started my Interventional Radiology (IR) job, I was disappointed with my stance in life. I was 25 years old and still shocked by my forced withdrawal from school. It seemed as if I had no objective or career goal. There was no more “next step,” no other school to apply…

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