The summer trip to the sea is finally over. Yes, finally. Can you imagine being on an island – that is – a chunk of land surrounded by the sea – with no beaches allowing nude swimming? It’s like being at the cinema and being required to look at the floor instead of the screen, allowing you only to hear the movie. Continue reading
The first time I went to a nudist beach I had no idea I’d be so scared to take off all my clothes I’d simply turn away and return to the safety of a hiding spot behind all the textile. The purpose of this post is to perhaps alleviate this anxiety by pointing out the things you can prepare for.
This is the third parth of the series. I strongly recommend reading parts 1 and 2 if you haven’t done so yet. They can be found at the following links:
- How to stop being ashamed of your naked body, Part 1
- How to stop being ashamed of your naked body, Part 2
So, now we have defined where we are regarding nudity in a wide variety of social situations, and we have defined where we want to be. I’m going to assume two things:
- That you wish to reduce your fear of being naked, i.e. become more relaxed, or make no change in certain situations (I fully understand if you have no wish to show yourself naked in public places).
- That you have no desire to be naked where it is not considered appropriate, i.e. I will not tell you how to shed your fear of going naked through the city center.
Covering up certain body parts – especially the ones that tend to hang – is good for just one reason: protection. By this I mean primarily protection from the danger of damaging these parts of the body in the environment a person lives in. This is why we men tend to cover our genital area and why women cover their breasts – in the midst of activity, they tend to flap around uncontrollably, which can make them vulnerable, depending on the environment. According to some research, doing lots of activity without strapping the breasts in a sort of bra, may also cause them to hang later in life as the skin on and around them stretches gradually. Continue reading