I have people ask me all the time if learning to dive is hard. My answer would have to be that it's not supposed to be. Nor is it supposed to be hard to stay diving. With that in mind, I wanted to take a second and complain about all those people, places and things out there that are trying to make diving harder than is has to be. I would like to start with a big disclaimer. Many of my complaints are about people who are safety nuts. Diving needs to be safe and I do not want anyone to skirt around that, however some people take it to the extreme. I am not an idiot, (debatable I know) and I do not need to be treated like one. So let's get started. Read more about Is Diving Difficult?