There’s been a lot written over the years about nakedness as a physical and a metaphysical state of being. I think there are many of us that feel most real with and about ourselves when we are wearing no clothing at all.
This piece particularly related to me as it is reminiscent of my relationship – at least as it pertains to nudity – with my parents. I’m a straight male, so I didn’t have to purge that storm with my family, but my philosophical perspectives – including those about social nudity – were well out of the sphere of my parents’ belief system.
I found this piece by New York Times columnist, Matt Knight, particularly poignant as he bared (almost) all to his parents. An inspiring piece for all forms of nakedness…
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