Problem with dating a doctor
Since my life isn’t together, I think you’ll reject me. This letter is a call for humility – to stop blaming the opposite sex for the downfall of your relationships and to take responsibility for the things you can control.
When I was 31, I hadn’t thrown out the list, my life wasn’t together, I was dating the wrong person, I needed to date more to understand what I like, I wasn’t able to appreciate the right woman until life kicked my ass, and I was too focused on what I was getting instead of what I was giving.
Perhaps the most notorious example is David Kwiatkowski, a traveling medical technician who was sentenced in 2013 to 39 years in prison for causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C.
Grinspoon wrote about his experience with drug addiction in the new book “Of all the people you would expect to understand addiction as a disease and not some moral failing that needs to be punished, you would think the medical boards would understand.”But others would say understanding must be tempered with the very real risk of a patient being hurt or killed by an impaired healthcare practitioner.
The fear of harm at the hands of impaired clinicians has prompted calls for them to undergo mandatory drug testing.