My fiance and I are both coming up for partner (different firms) in the next two years. I'd love to hear from other women who have gone through this and made it work

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Oh wow... keep plenty of alcohol on hand and make sure you don’t have a gun in the house


It will be a really hard period of a few years; full of anxiety. But you’ll both come out stronger on the other side (hopefully). I'd have some honest, hard conversations asap to be ready when things get tough


I hope this would be more of an advantage than a setback! Since you guys are going through the same thing in your careers, you guys would know what each other is going through more than anyone else


This is going to be a challenge for your relationship, but one that I think can be overcome!


Do you have kids? If it’s just the two of you, lots of communication is key. And try to coordinate vacations if you can so you do have some quality time together. Discuss your absolute must do’s and don’t compromise, whether those are holidays or Sunday brunches.

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