Hello Luke, tell us something about yourself
We are, what you could call a naturist family. I, the husband, am mostly taking the upper hand in this. My wife prefers functional nudity instead, like in the bathroom. But when we are on holiday we often visit naturist campings, our kids really like to swim naked and to run around naked, to spend naked time with us. Lately we start noticing that they even prefer to be naked with other kids their own age instead of with us.
How and at what age did you become a naturist?
It’s hard to put a specific date to this, I’ve loved to be naked for a very long time. But about 15 years ago we really started calling it naturism and we became member of the Belgian Naturist Association where we got a FBN/INF membership card.
Is naturism allowed in your country and what’s the public opinion?
In Belgium it’s not really accepted to be naked in public places. There are also just a handful of naturist campings and as far as I know there is just one nude beach.
We hate to divide people into groups, but we’ll do it anyway…
Do you consider yourself a naturist, a nudist or an occasional nudist?
Myself, I’m certainly a convinced naturist, for the rest of my family I think that I can say that they are mostly occasional naturists.
Do you find it easy to make naturist friends?
With naturist friends, or with people who you have met naked, you have a specific relationship. It’s different than with people you meet with your clothes on, nakedness creates a bond.
I would like to meet new naturist friends though, to share experiences and to just spend time naked with.
What’s the best tip you have for beginning naturists?
Just take off your clothes! All of you! Be naked and act normal about it.
You don’t become a naturist to have sex, being a naturist means respect for others, respect for yourself and respect for your environment.
Anything else you’d like to share with our audience?
Live and let live.
Enjoy being naked.
Thank you so much for your participation Luke!
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Photo credit: “Caution Nudist Crossing Sign at Amelup” by Hughesdarren / CC0