So we don’t rely solely on college students as our primary source of members,

though we do count on them to augment our ranks. The more students we get to
attend the indoor tasks, the more people will go away with public nudism and positive image of nude recreation. maybe when they get back home,
They’re going to become active in the naturist groups in their own places, which will certainly
benefit us all.
For people who know me, this
won’t be a surprise, but I was raised as a nudist. In fact, I was homeschooled
until I was almost 13 and had to attend a public school. I had always wore
clothing for those occasions when we had to go into town for whatever reason,
but if it was warm… I didn’t wear much. And most of those clothes were home made
by my mother, so I definitely was not the fashion queen!
Nevertheless , as soon as I had to go to public school, the
clothing thing became a serious problem really
Quickly. Kids did not get my clothing, and I immediately became the butt of many jokes
about my mom and father’s economical state. They figure rather mistakenly, while we
weren’t rich, we definitely never fought. But it became clear that I
would need to attempt to mimic the styles that others were wearing. But I loathed it.
I despised the image that clothing gave to individuals. Everything I wore, it appeared,
sent a message to everyone, if only that I was trying to conform.
By the time I got into high school, I’d matured enough to where I simply did not
care anymore. Coincidentally, this was about the same time which I reached the
bottom of the popularity ladder and joined the computer club. I was then in
jeans and a t shirt day-to-day, irrespective of the occasion, except maybe I wore some
Unique for “spirit” day.
So, although I came to accept wearing clothes, and the messages it sent, I ‘ve
never liked it. When it became necessary to search for work, I found a
Absolutely awesome range of messages that clothes sent. You guys, I think, have it
easy, a suit is a suit. But women’s business suits, egad! The variety and flavor
and function of a woman’s business suit leaves something to be desired in my
So now, I attend college and I work. I find myself more clothed than nude. But
at exactly the same time, I ‘ve come to accept that I ‘m still me, and still naked
under my clothes. A fact that would become obvious if any of you met me in
Individual, outrageous, hard-headed opinions and all. But I do long for those times
when I was a kid and could spend actually per week or more without a stitch of .
Thanks for reading,
Discussing to

friends about naturism was odd at first,
but lots of my friends believe the notion is extremely great (even if they do not desire
to try). I’ve managed to convince a few of them (fairy easily I might add) to
come out and give naturism a try at our clothes optional swim. Basically I just
listened to their concerns and answered them with as much information as
possible, without attempting to run the dialog. I had let them do most of the
Discussing. As for introducing the idea to them, I found it easiest to drop small
hints or raise questions in a joking manner. By way of example, at a house party where
people are in a hot tub (Hey, why do not we just get naked!) and then just fill
Individuals in with information from there. Or the tradition, “Have you ever attempted or
thought about attempting skinny dipping?” It was a little bizarre bringing the idea up
with female buddies. It is kind of strange to to tell your female friends to come
Outside and attempt being bare withyou without looking kind of creepy. Talking to them
about bathing naked or having a naked sauna and how good it feels (if they’ve no
Encounter) seems to be a great place to begin. That way they could get cozy
with naturism on their own terms. Telling my experience with nudism looked to
work really well also. I still can’t believe that in high school I did not feel
comfortable taking my top off at the strand, and now I’m arranging a naturist
club at my university!
Some people, needless to say,
feel that nature is overly sentimentalized, the state of nature in which
the Noble Savage once lived in harmony with himself and his environment is only
a myth engendered in the minds of relatively prosperous people by the discouragements
of our urban culture, that it is not now and never was quite so good as it
is made out to be.
Maybe. It may be a myth.
But none of us live without our myths. Like art, myth is one of the ways we
explain us to ourselves. There’s beauty, and truth, as well as pathos in our
Why be nude in nature? It
is, after all, not always convenient or comfortable. Sometimes the atmosphere is overly
cold, the sun too hot, the brambles too unforgiving of bare skin, the insects
too thirsty for our blood.
But still… our skin is
our biggest sense organ. Wearing clothing when we do not want them is like wearing
a blindfold over our eyes or earplugs in our ears. We miss so much – the heat
of sun, the coolness of fog or a waterfall’s mist, the caress of the
breezes, mud between our toes, a summer rain runneling down our flanks.