There’s no doubt you should want to date your local competitive swimmer.
“Oh, I could do that if I wanted.” You are playing with a basket full of fire by saying something along the lines of, “Swimming is not a sport.” Appreciate the grind of what she does, and you are halfway there.
The fastest way to the doghouse is to downplay the difficulty and challenges of the sport. The self-assurance and confidence that comes from being a self-motivated athlete is the most attractive thing a woman can bring to the table.
May we stick together through all the quirks and unknown trials that come with dating our beloved chlorine-scented babes. It means the practices have started to lighten up, morning practices have stopped and your boyfriend is about to swim fast.
Be ready to wait two hours to watch roughly forty seconds of swimming, trying not to fall asleep because it's in the morning of a prelim/final meet on a Saturday. What's a second to a non-swimmer nbd, just a simple unit of time that means nothing. The difference between 50.42, and a 49.59 is the difference between having a cranky boyfriend and a happy boyfriend. Fast Times = Happy Boyfriend = All is well in the world.
Which means, if they are carving time out of their schedule for you, that you are truly worthy. Back and forth along that black line, using their whole body in a concerted effort to get just a little bit more conditioned and a tad faster than they were yesterday. They are going to be in great shape for, uh, you know, whatever it is that couples do and stuff.
Swimming might appear like a sport that is without contact, but attend one of her practices, where she splits a lane with 9 other swimmers, catching the occasional paddle to the face.
Outside of the fact that they manage a crazy schedule, can handle more than a little bit of pain and physical agony, and that they are ridiculously, ridiculously good looking, here are 7 reasons you should absolutely date a swimmer: 1.
And as such she needs to fuel those muscles, and in turn, this means repeated trips to the buffet line, Costco, and the bulk discount bins at the closest grocery stores.
Any concept you have of a large meal, throw out the window. You're watching the snaps from his bed because he's got 6 a.m.
You do not know a large meal until you've broke bread with a swimmer. " you better be ready to prepare a glorious, seven-course meal. practice the next day and he had two practices today and he's snoring in your arms and you're a supportive girlfriend, dammit.
You'll learn that if he's dating you he's not into that swimcest nonsense; he's totally digging your non-swimmer label. They're there to celebrate with you when he does well, and help you understand how to talk to him when he doesn't.