Appreciate and support his career and his successes, and those favors & support will be returned. Not always, but often the happier/more satisfied a person is in his/her career, the happier he/she will be in the relationship, so be supportive.[For two people in the same field,] I guess they could try to support each other and build each other up, and to transfer that competitive energy to something else.
How can you squeeze yourself into her busy schedule, when she can hardly find time for some rest and relaxation? That is the only way that you will be able to stop yourself from sighing every time she says she is busy. If your girl keeps her schedule on a smart phone, then try taking screen shots.
If you ever find yourself dating a busy girl who’s not making excuses to avoid you, here are 10 things you need to keep in mind. If she has a personal assistant, then you should know how to pucker up to the assistant to get a copy of at least her schedule for the week.
I will say, though, that in that class — the high-achieving man — it was easiest to recognize when someone had decided it was Time to Get Married because they were much more intense on a first date, and much more direct when they weren’t interested (which actually was appreciated).
(As always, apologies in advance for every time I say “he” or “the guy” — I really just mean the person you’re dating.) It’s important to recognize that there are different levels of togetherness, and not every long-term boyfriend or girlfriend will be a true partner.
If you think it’s an even that she’ll really love, DO NOT mention it, as not being able to attend might just dampen her mood. A relaxing day can always start with a great breakfast or brunch, then try to put in a spa day or just some sunbathing. You saw on her schedule that she is supposed to have a lunch date with some business people for work and it just so happens that the restaurant is near you office, then why don’t you drop by just to say “hi” and catch a glimpse of her.