So, she asked once more if he wanted to go back out into the water and give scuba diving one more shot.
That’s when Josh became annoyed and told her that constantly asking him if he wanted to try again was a lot of pressure and made him feel like he couldn’t say no.
She argued that he hadn’t even made it into deep enough water to apply everything they learned in their scuba diving course, but he was scared he’d have a panic attack if he went any deeper.
Josh then told her it wasn’t his place to comment on whether or not he tried properly at scuba diving that day. She feels she didn’t do anything that bad and was only trying to be supportive.
“I asked out of a good place because he looked so excited with the fish,” she explained.
“I also don’t think me asking him to try again was a big deal because he’s done this with other similar adventure activities we’ve tried and always laments he regrets not fully committing to the activity.”
Was she not sensitive enough to Josh’s anxiety, or was she trying to be supportive?
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