Letter to the Editor
I just read Dr. Edwin Leap's article, “The Scars Deep Inside” (EMN 2012;34:5; http://bit.ly/NGXEj2), and I started to cry. My emergency physician husband of 33 years finally makes sense to me. I finally understand why he calls so often when we are apart. I finally understand why, when I make a five-hour road trip, he seems to know and call the exact minute I arrive at my destination.
I can now appreciate that my husband is simply cognizant of what can go wrong and how often it does. I will stop complaining about his need to confirm that his family is safe.
Thanks, Dr. Leap.