Obviously, everybody has different comfort levels and I can’t really make a statement to know what is best for people, but I Have never heard anything bad come from a man who has tried out being nude. I don’t believe it tends to make anybody feel worse about their bodies if they are coming from a place of already feeling lousy.

It is much like a lot of questions I get from people where they tell me how amazing I am and how brave and how there is no way they could do that I do. And my reply is an honest, perplexed, “Why not?!”Anyone can do what I do. Anyone can get naked.
Anyone can talk about it. Go to a nude beach, post a picture of their body hair on the internet, make a blog post about how hard their span is. Folks judge themselves so harshly and are so fearful of what everybody else will believe, but we have only got one shot at life and I believe it is so important to just do what it is that you want to do because you don’t get another chance. Eventually, we’ll all perish and no one is going to remember if we did that one thing that one time and one person made a snide remark. That is not what’s going to matter.
So I think in a brief response:the best way to get over things is by only doing them.
I couldn’t agree more! Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to discuss with us. How can our listeners (& readers) find out more about your endeavor?
BtoB: It was my pleasure, thanks so much for having me! They can take a look at my site that is http://www.baretobush.com or follow the tumblr site which is baretobush.tumblr.com. I also have an email address which I do not mind them contacting me at if they have anything they need to share with me, but I can not guarantee I’ll respond to every email, I do get a pretty considerable amount of them. That can be found at baretobush[at]gmail[dot]com
Thank you!

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Christian Blogger Mom’s Pleas to Teenage Girls about Naked Selfies
By: Erik Jacobsen
Christian Blogger Mom, Mrs. Hall, Naked Selfies and Adolescent Girl Selfies
In a blog post written a couple of days past by Kimberly Hall who’s the Director of Women’s Ministry at All Saints Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas teen girls are counseled to prevent posting provocative naked selfies on their social media reports.
The difficulty, she indicates, is that her teenage sons will be tempted by these pictures, and will not be able to un-see them which may lead to all sorts of dilemmas for both her sons and the girls in question.
Few parents myself included will disagree with Ms. Hall’s basic message about the need to manage our children’s existence on social media. My own daughters are probably about a few years away from being allowed to sign up these services, but I ‘ve already given a good deal of thought about how I intend to keep an eye on them.
http://picsnudism.com with Ms. Hall’s piece, however, is that she focuses solely on the behaviour of girls while completely disregarding how her sons should behave. And while scolding girls for being in a state of undress, she displays several photos of her own sons at the plage wearing only swim trunks.
According to one of Ms. Hall’s answers to those who have commented on the piece, she’s received over 3,000 answers that she is working her way through a number which is far higher than the 15-20 answers that she generally receives.
I took the time to put together a somewhat-lengthy but courteous response, which http://rudenudist.com ‘ve reproduced below.
I ‘ve written previously on the subject of introducing adolescents to nudism and nudism (view it here: Teenage Naturists ) and the challenges inherent in undertaking such educational efforts. I think it is useful that we remind ourselves from time to time about exactly the challenges we are up against.
Young folks eventually become adults, and have the inclination carry with them the societal norms and practices they learn in their own youth.
Christian Blogger Mom’s Boys At The Seashore
One last note if there are any Christian naturists among you, please take time to leave a response in the remarks section of Ms. Hall’s blog post. I don’t know if she’ll release all of the comments, but I think it’d be worth alerting her to the existence of Christian nudists. As I ‘m not a Christian, I did not mention it in my opinion. You can also e-mail her at khall[at]allsaintsaustin[dot]org, which is her address at the church.
What follows is my reply to her:
Dear Mrs. Hall: