Subourbon Mom

We’re Breaking Up
January 6, 2019, 8:40 pm
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I’m in the middle of a break-up.  But, like a lot of my break-ups in the past, the guy has no idea we’re calling it quits.  But I’m not telling him until I get my stuff back.

“I don’t deserve you.”

Why am I breaking up with him?  First, he’s always late.


I get the late thing once in a while, but every…single…time? The last time we were supposed to see each other, I waited for over an hour.  I finally left.


“I really don’t need the two of you in my life – you and your drama.”

Second, he’s pretty bad at communicating.  Even the people he hangs out with have a hard time letting people know what’s going on. That’s fine for them, but when it starts affecting my relationship, that’s a problem.  Before I left the last time, one of his “friends” told me I wasn’t a good listener.

“You need to be a better one before you can be a two.”

Third, we don’t talk anymore.  When we’re together, he spends most of his time staring at his computer.  I try to tell him how I feel, but he never seems to have time to listen to it all.

Don’t worry – I’m not breaking up my 25-year marriage.  I’m breaking up with my doctor.

I waited too long for too many appointments in a room filled with a blaring TV and geriatrics talking at full volume.  The last time I was there, after I’d waited 45 minutes, the receptionist informed me I’d been called ten minutes before, implying I wasn’t listening.  She also said there was an emergency, and they had know idea how long I would have to wait.  Um, yeah…I left.

“You only love me for my body.”

As for looking at the computer most of the time, that’s fine.  Even waiters have iPads now.  I’ve got WebMD and I only go into the office when I need a physical or a real diagnosis. What bothers me is that when I get my blood tested for my physical after the meeting with the doctor, I don’t talk to the doctor afterward.  I am sent a piece of paper with my blood test results.  There are columns with the numerical results of each test, which are meaningless to me because I’M NOT A ADOCTOR; there is also column that has recommendations based on the numbers, but unless I make (and pay for) another appointment, I don’t get to talk in person with my doctor about the results or the recommendations.  How do I know he’s looking at everything as a whole, or that he looked at it at all?

So we’re breaking up. My time is just as important as his, and I am more than just an amazing body.  I need someone who can meet my physical and emotional needs.  If he can’t understand that, well, he’ll never get it.

“Maybe we should take a break.” 


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Wish my doc was accepting new patients. She is truly phenomenal and spends at least 30 minutes with me then calls me to discuss my lab results. It’s itterly unbelievable. Amy Frey-Miller at Richmond Family Practice if you can ever get in to see her.


Comment by Andrea Brewer

Thanks Andrea! I’ll call her anyway!


Comment by subourbonmom

Utterly not itterly!


Comment by Andrea Brewer

I’m glad you’re back!!!❤️

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Comment by Norm Armitage

Brilliant. Love it. (1) I have NEVER understood why docs don’t get your bloodwork done 2 weeks before your actual Physical Appointment. (Obviously if something else comes up in conversation, he could prescribe another blood draw for specific reasons) and (2) I felt SO LIBERATED this past summer when I left after waiting for 49 minutes. The reception nurse was on her phone so I didn’t even bother to wait for her to hang up. She called me about 5 mins after I’d left the park lot to see if I was okay and I said, Yes, thanks for calling. I don’t have time to wait for an hour for a 10 min pre op consult. I have other appointments this afternoon. I’m not upset. I just don’t have time to wait.” To which she replied, “I’m so sorry. I wish you’d told me you had somewhere to be. Did you want to re schedule?” … I was dumbfounded at part (a) of her response. Asanine.


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