I Worry About Disappointing My Parents

KING Webmaster
May 16, 2019

From the SwimSwam website...

BY OLIVIER POIRIER-LEROY

Swim parent-child relationships are tricky and tend to be a mine-field to navigate.

Ultimately, your parents want what is best for you: to swim well, to be happy with your performance, and to have fun.

This desire can manifest in some well-intentioned but ultimately unhelpful behavior. Coaching from the stands. Putting undue pressure and anxiety on you before your races. And even making the sport a little unfun.

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