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I Like Going Barefoot

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    Barefoot In London

    in the summer I found myself in London (UK) it was a warm day and once my business was done I found myself in a Park just off of Baker Street with a little time to kill before my train home. as I sat in the park i slipped off my shoes, it was good to have my feet free my...
    barefootben barefootben 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    New Zealand Barefoot!

     I love being barefoot. On a recent trip to New Zealand I was excited to find out that you can go anywhere in New Zealand barefoot. I saw someone use a public restroom barefoot, go into a restaurant, gas station you name it. It was awesome!  I hate wearing shoes. If I...
    mskier01 mskier01 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    Now that is it May, the weather is warmer (and

    staying warmer) i can finally enjoying being bare foot more often. No need for snow boots! I can walk freely in the backyard and tend to my garden. Happy May everyone..
    DebbieSoles DebbieSoles 36-40, F 5 Responses May 10

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    To The Dollar Store

    I was on my way to my cousin house in Jacksonville. I stopped at a gas station first. I was about to go in barefoot but drove away instead. Then I stopped at a dollar store. After fooling around on my phone I just went ahead and went in. It wasn't a lot of people there and I don...
    kevinsjr kevinsjr 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    I Like Being Barefoot....

    During the warmer months I wear flip-flops 99% of the time. Here in the desert southwest (Southern AZ) it's just too damn hot to wear shoes (or much clothing, for that matter).
    chillsdavis chillsdavis 56-60, M Jul 10, 2013

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    I seriously hate shoes.

    I wish I could go without shoes 24/7. I guess that's what happens when you're from Alabama :)
    brousenine brousenine 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    I Wish

    I like being barefoot like all the time, i just have to wear shoes because either the place is dirty or people look at me funny... just love the feeling, no need to put on socks, no blisters, no pain (high heels) no foot smell, no pressure! If only everywhere was sanitary enough...
    skai1987 skai1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    Barefoot; For My Husband

    I enjoy going barefoot, but mostly it is because it is something my husband loves, and I love to please him...and I guess...tease him. I try not to go barefoot too often as I don't want it to get complacent for him, but here is a partial list of some of the places I love to go...
    Yellowbird88 Yellowbird88 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Especially in warm soft soil.

    I guess I am weird like that.
    ImperfectHuman ImperfectHuman 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    When In Black Tights

    love the way my feet look painted nails glinting
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T May 18, 2013

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    Who Needs Shoes?

    shoes are totally overrated. i was born and raised in southern california. when i was a little kid, i was always barefoot when playing in the house. so if my mom needed to run to the store, she didnt bother having me put shoes on. naturally, as i grew up, my fondness for being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    Finally Today

    I went barefoot today all day for the first time this year,other than a quick errand here and there.Between snow into may and the boot I have been wearing for the broken foot Im really late getting started this year. Today I had a lot of running around to do and when I woke...
    redgator2007 redgator2007 41-45, M 3 Responses May 11, 2013

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    At The Park

    It was a beautiful Saturday and I decided to go out and do something. So I went to the park just to walk around and took pics and I was barefoot the whole time. I mostly walked on the grass cause the ground was hot. The grass I was walking on felt like thorns. The park has a huge...
    kevinsjr kevinsjr 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    I love being barefoot.

    Love when your come one and are in for the day and you can just kick off the shoes and talk of your socks and stay that way! Now that it is summer there no need for socks at all.
    GabbyGabbers GabbyGabbers 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Freedom

    Being a nudist, I'm usually completely naked, and that includes bare feet. When I have to put something on, I still like to keep as much of me bare as possible. Last vacation I went on, I didn't even bring shoes with me.
    hadakarei hadakarei 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    Enjoys Going Barefoot

    I've always enjoyed the comfort and freedom of going barefoot. I've been fortunate to have had two ex-girlfriends who did the same. I met both while I was barefoot in Greenwich Village (NYC). I said "I see we like the same style and color shoes!" because we both had black bare...
    Nofootwear Nofootwear 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2010

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    Nude Beaches Are Great And Shoes Should Never Be Required!

    Ever since I can remember, I have hated wearing shoes and would ditch them as often as possible. When it comes to clothes I hate wearing them also, and if it weren't for family members I would move to a nudist resort and enjoy the rest of life naked. I have been to the nudist...
    barebob13 barebob13 61-65, M Nov 21, 2011

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    Barefoot At An Outdooor Concert

    Yesterday after work, I decided to go to this folk concert they were having at a state park nearby. I was somewhat concerned because it was raining for a while in the afternoon. Lucky for me the clouds lifted and as soon as I arrived at a nearby public parking lot, I ditched the...
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    I Went Barefoot Walking This Evening

    I thought that I'd share my 2nd barefoot in public adventure. I got inspired by a family of barefoot souls that I met on the weekend in the supermarket. There was a Mom, a 15 year old teen and a 5 or 6 year old boy. I said hi to the mom and that I thought that they were a neat...
    NudeEric1 NudeEric1 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Love

    When I was little I would even walk out to get the mail without shoes in the middle of winter. I don't think I wore shoes unless I was in school or somewhere else in public.  I still love it but I wear shoes a lot more often now.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    The Importance Of Having No Shoes Available While Being Barefoot

    When I started to walk barefoot in public more than twenty years ago, I usually had shoes in my backpack. Barefoot specialists still recommend beginners to do this. I think it's wrong. If you always cling to the life ring, you'll never learn to swim. If shoes are available...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Always Have

    What can I say? I love my feet and walking barefoot. I hate wearing shoes that are difficult to slip out of. As a kid my mother and I constantly battled about shoes...no matter what the weather, I wanted to go out barefoot. A couple times I tried to go barefoot in the snow just...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Aug 8, 2013

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    First Time Barefoot

    Hi everyone. I'm a new member here. And I just started walking barefoot last week. I am 16. So that day we were playing in the beach, as my friends and I were on a vacation. We walked in our sandals, and only I didn't bring extra shoes. We decided to swim. However, after I...
    barefootteen barefootteen 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    My First Time Public Barefoot Adventure

    I started barefooting in public when Tom's Shoes held a one day without shoes here a year ago. I got to be with a bunch of barefoot people of all ages in the mall and Nordstroms. It was very nice. I was so pumped that I stayed barefoot the whole day. I had ordered lunch at...
    NudeEric1 NudeEric1 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    ImperfectHuman ImperfectHuman 46-50, M Mar 25

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    Barefoot Vacation

    As my husband and I were attempting to pack light for our five day beach vacation, I realized I haven't worn shoes at all for the last three days. It seemed senseless to have to be considering shoes now. My husband jokingly suggested I try the trip without any shoes. I agreed...
    cm440 cm440 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Taking My Son To Children's Athletics

    You always know summer is just around the corner down here in New Zealand when the rugby balls get put away and children start their summer athletic sports. My seven year old son loves and is a great little track sprinter. Tonight was the first night and I took him down to the...
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Still A Kid

    I think its that I'm still a kid because I hate to wear shoes! I go barefoot everywhere but my feet stay tender and I don't know why. Friends I know get calluses on their feet from walking barefoot, but mine stay soft, especially where they don't touch the ground. Maybe because I...
    kulshady kulshady 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Farm Help

    Hi I love to be barefoot and walk barefoot in the mud. I love to feel different textures under my baresoles and different substances between my baretoes. does anyone who lives in the Uk have a farm that would be willing to let me be barefoot on their farm and maybe take some...
    barefootben barefootben 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Barefoot Farming

    You would not immediately equate going barefoot with farm life I suppose, especially if the farm in question has livestock like ours does. There are serious concerns regarding hook worm, ring worm and other parasites that could easily be transferred through the lack of shoes, and...
    Yellowbird88 Yellowbird88 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    There's nothing more comfortable

    and free feeling than going barefoot,whether it's in the grass,on pavement,sand,loose dirt, and carpet,there is nothing that makes me feel more at ease than letting my feet breath, especially in the spring and summer.
    Logantron95 Logantron95 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    The No Shoe Zone

    Until a few days ago, I ran a home office of an expanding and contracting nature. We grew and shrank and grew again, similar to the girth of a middle aged woman I guess. On Monday we moved to a regular-ish space. This office has been active for four years almost and in that...
    reusha reusha 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    I know; this is a bit more of a flip flop story

    (but wearing flip flops is nearly like going barefoot. So much so that it bogles my mind as to why taking the next step, going completly barefoot, is such a big deal to most people). Anyway, bare feet and flip flops are contagious. I have noticed this over the course of time. I...
    Barefootconservative Barefootconservative 41-45, M Apr 25

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    Shoes Suck!

    I am so much happier going barefoot!  Even in the winter... and I have hardwood floors.  I have always been that way.  Growing up, my grandparents had a huge apple orchard next to our house.  Feet can sure toughen up when you run barefoot all summer!  I...
    Fancy Fancy 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Barefoot Survey

    There is a new barefoot survey out, check it out.http://www.anemonecerridwen.net/bfsurvey2013.php
    barefootward barefootward 56-60, M Apr 12, 2013

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    Going Barefoot For A Week

    My school organized a short vacation during the summer holiday. It was optional for pupils to join the vacation, but my best friend and I joined. So the school rented some rooms of a hotel for us, pupils, to stay. We would do our activities in the function room, and we also would...
    EGT100 EGT100 16-17, M 4 Responses May 30, 2012

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    To The Beach.

    On the same day I went to the beach. After spending half and hour driving around I finally found a parking spot. I parked got out and start walking around barefoot. I started walking down the sidewalk and decided to do a little browsing. So I went inside this shop just to look...
    kevinsjr kevinsjr 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    Always (Included A Picture)

    I don't know why or what it is but i love being barefoot. I hate socks, they just get sweaty and i don't like that. It is not something i planned on, but i just kept going barefoot more and more and love it. It's just the norm now.
    DebbieSoles DebbieSoles 36-40, F 29 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Ouch!....Pay Attention

    During my several years as a barefooter I have had few mishaps – an occasional sandspur, since I like trail-running barefoot, and once or twice a piece of glass, always in the parking lot before my run. Although there are several areas of glass on the trail I usually run (beer...
    Ovy118 Ovy118 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    Yes I do! I hate wearing shoes.

    Unless it's flip flops :)
    punkrokpixie punkrokpixie 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Xeroshoes

    We all know we can't go barefoot everywhere. So I discovered this website in my research called xeroshoes.com. These are barefoot sandals that give you that barefoot feel. I recently bought a pair and I do like them. Even though I'm getting more comfortable barefoot. I bought...
    kevinsjr kevinsjr 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    It's the Best.

    I once went barefoot at a street fair.  I spent part of a day moving things out of my old apartment while barefoot.  I sometimes take my dog for a walk while barefoot.  I occasionally drive barefoot.  I was barefoot for the better part of two weeks after I got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    I like going barefoot no matter the season.

    If I have to I will throw on a pair of flip flops to go out side during the colder season. Mostly though, I can be found barefoot.
    missourimule63 missourimule63 46-50 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I love going barefoot.

    I'm barefoot all the time and even go barefoot outdoors when I can. My feet are still smooth unfortunately, but I'm barefoot all the time. I don't hate shoes when I'm outside, I'd just prefer none.
    jamessamolis jamessamolis 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Broken And Barefoot

    It is amazing really what can happen when you stand up for yourself, though in this instance standing up for myself meant being a little shorter! This year has been an exceptionally poor year for my husband and I. After working at a lucrative shipyard for quite awhile, the lay...
    Yellowbird88 Yellowbird88 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Today

    Being in England, the weather isn't the best, and it's not always best to go barefoot, although today (6th March 2013) was lovely, and I spent the day barefoot. We didn't do much, but I was outside for a lot of it, and I was barefoot and it felt so good, I loved it, and I'm...
    gingerbisexual gingerbisexual 22-25, M 1 Response May 6, 2013

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