today spent my first time on a nude beach today

I’m an early twenties, some-what attractive English male and today spent my first time on a nude beach today.
The beach was part of a larger clothing-required beach, but was segregated by a large stone embankment. Anyway the day before I’d seen it and thought ‘Why not? Can’t knock it ’till you’ve tried it. Get a bit of all over sunning’
So today at about noon I get to the beach in shirt and shorts. Absoultely terrified by this point I laid the towel, stipped off and sprayed up a bit. I’d brought a book to keep me distracted although I was slightly perplexed at how normal it all was. I was naked, and nobody cared! I immediately began feel disgust at the people who were walking through fully clothed to sneak a peek instead of walking around the accidental-pussy-showingembankment. One other thing I also noticed was the age/gender misbalance. Maybe I just wasn’t at the right place but the place was majoritively composed of males aged 30 and above. I was pretty certain I was the youngest there.
Anyway, through a combination of nerves and being surrounded by naked people a certain organ began to stir. Of course I lay on my stomach, but it would not go away. It wasn’t completely erect, but the sort of semi variety that, when lying on your back, it lays to rest facing upwards towards your stomach, instead of down towards the feet. After a while lying on my front I gave up the hope it would go away I turned over with it lying on my stomach, hoping nobody would complain. I just stuck to my book and ignored it and it did subside somewhat. Did I do the right thing there? I mean, at least I wasn’t flaunting it and hopefully it wpon’t occur if I visit again.
On that note, I’m not entirely sure if it’s my cup of tea. It may have just been the nerves of the concept, but once I was doing it I was pretty much fine. In future though I would like to take somebody with my instead of going on my own because I found the most comfort and relief was had when talking to others.
So in the end I think it’s a case of if it’s available I’ll do it, as I don’t see much point in getting tanlines and wet swimwear, but I don’t think I could subscribe to full time nudism.

All nudists have faced that “moment of truth”

Pure ecstasy…

20Like the majority of folks researching nudism, I was driven through an unshakeable interest: What would it feel like to be nude outside and in the business of others? Would my nudity be uneasy or would it feel…good, natural? And the greatest issue of all: could I actually bring myself to drop my clothing and my inhibitions?

All nudists have faced that “moment of truth” when they could either get nude or stay cloaked in sorrow. In the event you are simply at a nudist resort, and everyone around you is nude, wearing clothing really makes you feel out of place, so maybe it’s somewhat simpler to “take the plunge.” Because it was clothes optional, I did not really have to be naked to fit in. I was hedging my bets, I think.

as soon as I arrived, I passed by the pool where a half dozen folks relaxed, some naked, others in swimsuits.

I used to not have to get nude. It will be totally okay for me to get some rays without getting an all over suntan. In that instant, I flashed forward to the last day and envisioned that I’d spent the whole holiday clothed. I envisioned a second on that final day when I might be alone in the pool and ultimately discover the nerve to slip out of my trunks and have the freedom that so many others had loved all week long. I figured that if I was fortunate, after more than eight days of choosing to stay clothed, I mightn’t even enjoy being naked…with the warm pool water and dazzling beams of the sun embracing my whole body. I understood it’d be fantastic.

So I got nude. And no one stared. No one laughed. Both other guys poolside just nodded hello, as well as the water rippled and the palm trees rustled and the sun warmed me. All over.

Sure, my heart raced for some time. I believed, “I can not believe I am doing this!” But it was not long before my interior monologue altered to: “I can not believe it took me 42 years to do this!” I really found myself feeling sorry for the two guys in trunks, as well as the smattering of others who’d spend the coming days still clothed.

Throughout that holiday I also went to a sunning pier where nudity was allowed. Not every nude body was perfect. Actually, none were. But I was learning that nudism is not about how you seem, it is about how you feel. Additionally , I went on a naked sailing and snorkeling experience. Absolute ecstasy.

The minutes since – shared with other people who’ve also found the delights of nudism – have been nothing short of amazing. Is not it time you set yourself free?

-Bob C.
Indiana
Do not Leave Planet World Without Attempting It!

13Maybe telling about my first encounter with bare diversion will lead you to that end. As we were leaving, I found the trip was to an isle with a nude beach! I made the decision to go anyhow, believing no manner was anybody getting me out of my suit. Why had not someone told me about this earlier? I was snared, and that was over 40 years past. The phrase, “bare when possible, clothed when practical,” definitely describes me.

I confess that my first reaction was that this is some thing that wasn’t an acceptable practice. I was oblivious that there are national organizations and didn’t understand anyone who could shed light on this particular relaxing lifestyle. The literature available now tells it like it’s. Everyone will say that once you’ve made your first visit, the sensation of dread will vanish. Until you experience a thing for yourself, words cannot let you know how you ought to feel or how you ought to act or respond. I am able to add an additional sentence of encouragement: Do Not leave Planet Earth without at least attempting this amazing manner of destressing and relaxing a opportunity.

-Cheri Alexander
South Carolina