Nudity and towels - Nonpublic settings

So I believe I understand about using towels in public settings like beaches and resorts including the reason behind the rule. I am curious about in "private" social setting such as visiting a friends house or being invited to another naturists house for dinner/swim/etc. Would you take a towel to sit on? For that matter do you use one around your house? I have read comments about people getting visitors and after telling them about being nudist proceed to get comfortable in some cases with the visitor choosing to join this unplanned for state of "dress". Does sitting on towels come into play here too? I very interested in what the experienced long time nudists have done/do or experienced when visiting (not to discourage comments by newer nudists I welcome your opinions too just wanting to be clear I want experiences not just opinions).

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When I was in college, I became friends with the nude model in my art class. I visited her and her boyfriend's house and they did not use towels in their home or in their travels. I, on the other hand, would bring a towel regardless. Now that I'm more mature (age-wise), I wouldn't be caught without one... Think about it; have you ever come home from work after a long day, slipped off those tidy whites and become surprised... where the heck did that come from? Well, I don't want to embarrased -- take a towel. (smile)

(Edited) -- have a guest towel available for unexpected guests.

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I use a towel when sitting inside or outside. On the couch, I use a sheet to keep my body oil off of the fabric. Towels and sheets are easier to wash than chairs and couches.

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I always have a towel to sit on.

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We don't use towels when it's just us at home. There are a couple of Indian spreads folded up like cushions on couches in the living room and the lanai, which we will sometimes deploy when napping or with company.

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Towels are mandatory for good hygiene and good nudist etiquette. Always take one wherever you go at minimum as a courtesy and sign of respect for your host. Have nice fresh towels available for guests you have to your home as well.

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At home I have a towel or sarong draped over the easy chair I use the most. I dont bother for the dining room chair or other furniture usually. When I am a guest I use a sarong or towel on all the host's furniture unless I know that their custom is not to (sometimes they have furniture covers, for example). But it is a good habit to use one re sweat, body oil, etc ehen a guest, I think.

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I always sit on a towel at home, even if I've literally just had a shower.

I don't expect visitors to bring a towel to sit on (and I don't think one ever has). I provide towels for visitors.

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As you say in public venues a towel, wrap or other cloth is the etiquette for hygiene. When at home I don't use a towel and have had no mishaps. I do provide towels for nudist visitors (and then use one myself) so they need have no concerns. When visiting other nudists they usually provide a towel to sit on. Otherwise I use the Tee shirt I've just taken off. BTW it is only nudist who sit on towels. When in a hotel have you wondered if a textile has sat naked on the furniture the night before.

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I always use a towel at home and when I visit friends they have towels available for visitors as do I.

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I sit basically in one spot at home and it is draped with a covering for body oil and such. Most of our friends know exactly where the towels are and help themselves. We also don't expect them to bring towels. We go through a lot of towels with the hot tub and it's just another day it's no biggie.

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