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Yes, there are some downsides to dating a musician, but why harp on those?
There's no one more touchy than a musician mid-writing session, trying to get a song they don't think is working to work.
If you're in the vicinity of their studio/bedroom/rehearsal space, it might not be the best time to pacify them by saying how great it sounds when they think it's absolute crap.
All of these tips work just as well for boyfriends of female musicians too, by the way.
Or boyfriends of boyfriends, or girlfriends of girlfriends -- whatever turns you on, as they say. Don't Yoko Ono Seriously, it's the biggest cliché in the book -- do you want to be a part of it? He works very hard, but he is not always better than the rest of his band.