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But try to drag her away into the scary deep waters where she can't touch bottom and you invite pure panic!
Kicking, screaming, and clawing her way across your face and out of your arms, she try to thrash back to the side to the steps, where she was happiest.
To get back in the deep and survive, she’ll need to develop some stronger swimming skills.
This is a good image of two dynamics that often happen after divorce: some don’t have enough sense and want to jump right back in, and others want to get out of the pool altogether—too afraid to ever go in again.
After a few tears she doesn’t want to be left out and wants to go back into the pool—and that’s when you step in.