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HOT off the Suggestion Box Presses, from our favorite BoheMian, CATTY YUMMY MUMMY:
Ok, leave it to me to think this one up but hey, someone’s gotta talk about it right? And seeing the kinda banners and art that speak to me, well, you really cannot claim to be surprised. Let’s talk about the body, specifically, nudity.
Being part Danish and raised in Europe during my formative years, one year actually spent home in Denmark, nudity has never been a big deal to me. Walk on any beach here in Spain and see an array of naked breasts baking in the sun. Unfortunately for you men, they are mostly hung on geriatric, pink vacationing Brits but hey… I am not one to dwell on things so moving on… Denmark offered me a broader view of things and full nudity on beaches can be had, my first such encounter being puzzling to my 5-year-old self who did not understand why the frizzy, blonde lady was ok being naked but still would not remove her glasses. It just did not seem right but yes, all these years later I remember her glasses and no, no titty trauma for me!
So it was no wonder when in the fifth grade I had no problems with showering with the other girls (whereas my brother would not tolerate being seen naked) and just hanging naked. In Europe it is quite normal for us girls to go have a bathroom break together and if there is only one bathroom, well in we go! A German girlfriend once stayed with me for a month, back in my single days, and whilst getting ready being naked and getting ready in front of each other was absolutely normal. And hey, if ever a problem crops up and you just gotta have a friend’s opinion it is so much easier to just “show” rather than “tell”! Yeah, nudity is just simply the way to go!
It follows then that I have a hard time understanding why I should be self-conscious, shy, ashamed or what not in front of my fellow ladies. Even back when my body was a “thing to be loathed” by my insecure and teenaged self, nudity was still not an issue. And maybe there are fellow Europeans reading this who cannot relate so chime in, but ladies on the other side of the pond, how do you feel about nudity? Men? What’s this like on your end of things?
Disclaimer: Any potential pervs lurking around, do not chime in if you are to take this discussion down inappropriate paths ’cause we are not interested in your freaky ‘n spooky ways! Be gone I say, BE GONE!
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