Residence Life Staff typically an academic position Surgeons Traveling jobs sales, support, etc. The best example, I believe I believe I believe Sorry! Thank you Karen Z. If I could insert a beat or a dramatic pause for affect… I would. In fact, I would probably insert about 5 to 10 dramatic beats. Emergency state of life?! Continuing the trend of unhappy. I had a set schedule and made pretty good money. I was also, you guessed it — unhappy. In other words, I needed to find something more fulfilling.
My present job is not that of a full time actor. Though acting is a large part of my life. Everything is perfect right? There are reasons why it is not a good idea to date actors though. You came close with one but there are others.
Intimate physical interaction with another actor — This is probably the hardest thing for any most couples. It can be a very sore topic and cause a great deal of stress on both partners. The actor wants to succeed.
The partner wants to be supportive. It takes times and it takes risk on both parties to be open with each other. Does a cut or a bruise give you the same amount of pain that it gives someone else? Schedules can seem chaotic — If someone is a working professional they may have a more regular schedule.
Like many jobs there are extra duties and expectations. The actor may need to be out of the house every night until 1 am because of tech rehearsal or a film shoot. It may go on longer. But is it temporary. This type of experience is brief. Their friends are drama queens — This is a placeholder topic that just riled up the acting crowd. This is not an actual point. No matter where you work there will be eccentric and quiet people. Nothing to see here.
The point of the last bullet is that every job is like every other job. The hours, the money, the people, none of it is perfect. This is a GOOD thing. We are challenged to overcome obstacles! This will make us better XYZ people. I know I want to be a better XYZ. Acting is not easy. Because of the celebrity world the working, or struggling, actor is put into a box based on what the media tells us about famous actors lives. Herr Doctor, I urge you to revisit your position, your post, and to consider the jobs noted above.
There are many couples, married and not, going about their day to day and night to night with an actor in the family — happily. There may even be two, or more in the family. The community is quiet supportive. What actually makes it difficult to date actors?