In over my head…

… and the water’s fine.

That tape that runs in your head: “You better be careful. You don’t want to get in over your head.”

A discouraging word from a well-meaning adviser: “Ooh, that’s very brave of you – are you sure you won’t be in over your head?”

Naysayers snarking from the peanut gallery: “He’s in way over his head. This is NOT going to end well.”


Do these counselors understand how water works? That is what “in over your head” is in reference to, yes?

Here’s the thing about water, how it functions with humans or other living things moving around in it: Swimming works better when there’s more water than there is swimmer.

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