RE:Am I a Nudist or a Pervert?

Thanks for the replies. Even the people who called me a troll. The reason my profile isn't filled out and I don't have much activity is because my foray into nudism has been filled with a lot of guilt and shame and back and forth between I want to do this and I don't. I've been dipping my feet in the water for about 3 years now, lol. But you're right. I should ad some information about myself so I don't seem like a creep.

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RE:Am I a Nudist or a Pervert?

Thanks for the replies. Even the people who called me a troll. The reason my profile isn't filled out and I don't have much activity is because my foray into nudism has been filled with a lot of guilt and shame and back and forth between I want to do this and I don't. I've been dipping my feet in the water for about 3 years now, lol. But you're right. I should ad some information about myself so I don't seem like a creep.

The short answer to your original question is that often times, clothing and body shame can produce a situation where you hyperrarouse when nude, the taboo around it reinforces it, as does pornography. Our culture is heavily laden with objectification of the body. This condition isn't permanent and it isn't hard to fix, but it takes time.

You should at least fill out your profile a little. That helps people understand you better. And just so you understand as it has been clearly stated, naturism is not a place for public sex or sexuality or erections. Some different opinions exist in other nudist traditions. This site tries to be the former, and not the latter.

Learning to control your arousal and enjoy your body free of compulsive arousal at all times is a good goal.

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RE:Am I a Nudist or a Pervert?

Thanks for the replies. Even the people who called me a troll. The reason my profile isn't filled out and I don't have much activity is because my foray into nudism has been filled with a lot of guilt and shame and back and forth between I want to do this and I don't. I've been dipping my feet in the water for about 3 years now, lol. But you're right. I should ad some information about myself so I don't seem like a creep.

The short answer to your original question is that often times, clothing and body shame can produce a situation where you hyperrarouse when nude, the taboo around it reinforces it, as does pornography. Our culture is heavily laden with objectification of the body. This condition isn't permanent and it isn't hard to fix, but it takes time.

You should at least fill out your profile a little. That helps people understand you better. And just so you understand as it has been clearly stated, naturism is not a place for public sex or sexuality or erections. Some different opinions exist in other nudist traditions. This site tries to be the former, and not the latter.

Learning to control your arousal and enjoy your body free of compulsive arousal at all times is a good goal.

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RE:Am I a Nudist or a Pervert?

We have been enjoying our short time on this site so far.
Its entertaining to read all the expert advice.
Things like the following quote.
"You should at least fill out your profile". "That helps people understand you better".
We do agree, but this is coming from one of the experts who is coaching all the others as to what they should be doing.
Yet they do not ever follow their own advice.
Its just fun to browse the many topics and to read what these types of people have to say.
People either enjoy being nude or they do not.
People either want to enjoy the sun while being naked or they do not.
Its pretty simple people.
There are no rules to being a nudist or to being a textile.
There are no instructions required and coaching advice is definitely not needed.
Duh - You just take your clothes off, how simple is that?
There are more fantasy / closet nudists on this site than there are actual true nudists.
It makes the forums entertaining to read if nothing else.
So many eye rolling topics.

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