I’ve always thought it was interesting when meeting a fellow nudist who’s spouse is not in attendance. Everytime I’ve spoke to these seeming single nudists and found out they were actually married, I wondered, where are their spouses or significant others? Do they not approve of their spouse’s proclivity toward nudism? Are they understanding but don’t prefer the lifestyle themselves? Are they simply unaware that their spouse or significant other is sunbathing nude on the beach or wherever? After speaking to one man who after several years of marriage was finally caught by his wife utilizing nude resorts for his business trips rather than traditional hotels I was struck by my own since of judgement towards this person for hiding his activities from his wife for so many years. I’m sure we can all imagine what her reaction must have been. Surprising to some, but not surprising to others, she actually embraced the nudist lifestyle and joined her husband on future trips, evidently forgiving him for his past indiscretions. With no more hidden truths between them and a new found shared activity I’m assuming their marriage has taken a new path of shared experiences and confidence.
So, what about you? Are you or is someone you know hiding their love of naturism from a loved one, ie children, parents, lover? Or do you enjoy nudism without your partner who stays away while you participate in nudist activities? Are you the spouse of a nudist who does not share the enjoyment of naturism or maybe you have a career related reason for avoiding the lifestyle? I’d love to hear from both sides to better understand how couples with differing opinions on the subject manage to coexist peacefully.