Reader Question: Isn’t It Weird That I Like Being Naked At Home?

| September 12, 2014 | 4 Comments

A Reader Wonders Why He Likes To Be Naked At Home After Growing Up in a Clothed Society

Q. Hello, my question is actually stupid. As an adult, I found that I prefer going without clothes when I am alone, or just being naked at home. I don’t participate in social nudity when other people may be around. It seems to me quite an unusual preference for a person who grew up and lives in a fully clothed society.

It just seems quite a peculiar thing to like. Maybe it would be like a person who grew up in a Washington apple orchard finding that he likes pears more. Do you have any clue why this sort of preference might arise?

I have no better answer than just, “it feels good, and it lets me relax more.”

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Being Naked At Home

A. It’s very common for people to prefer being naked at home, alone or with others. I would guess millions of people hang out naked at home. I do hear from a lot of guys that they started doing so when they were teens or older, even though their families were not nudists or were not going naked at home themselves.

So I would say it’s actually normal, and “it’s more comfortable” is certainly a good enough reason to do it. There’s nothing wrong with it, no harmful effects and if anything it can be beneficial in a number of ways. You’ve already seen a benefit in that helps you feel more relaxed.

Society may condition people to wear clothes at all times and feel body shame, but there are and always will be people who choose to ignore it and do what feels natural or what makes them happy.

As nudists say, you were born naked! That’s the natural state, and clothing can be seen as the unnatural state. Out of the whole animal kingdom, we’re the only ones that put on pieces of fabric in public even when it’s a pointless, uncomfortable hindrance.

But the privacy of the home is one of many places where people can be free and comfortable!

What do you think, readers? Are you a home nudist, and did you ever wonder the same thing at some point?

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