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I Like to Be Barefoot

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    I wish I could be barefoot everywhere. I like to walk through wet grass when the dirt is just a little squishy. I like to squish my toes in the sand when I'm at the beach. I like...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I love walking through the grass with no shoes on. it makes me feel so free. shoes are too constricting, it's like if you had to wear gloves on your hands all day hahaha
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Shoes are stupid. So are socks. They make my body way too warm.
    njean33 njean33 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 21, 2013

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    I rarely wear socks at home, I just love being bare foot XD :P x
    ThatGirlSara ThatGirlSara 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I hate shoes. First thing I do when I get home is take the shoes and socks off!! Love the cold floor on my feet!!!
    Heidi75 Heidi75 36-40 2 Responses Jan 26

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    It's A Cultural Thing - In NZ it's normal - well at least in summer it is. At my school, everyone runs the cross country barefoot and at lunch, most people take off thier sandals...
    xxbridixx xxbridixx 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    I like the sensuality of being barefoot, to feel connected to Earth and her life and experience thousands of little sensations, that otherwise would never be felt. I prefer natural...
    haraldr haraldr 70+ 2 Responses Apr 9

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    It looks like when my cast comes off, I will be facing another winter in bare feet. Anyone else done bare feet 24/7 right through winter?
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Every chance I get. I am just not a shoe type of person and socks are just weird. Love being barefoot at home, always at home. Being barefoot outside is great too if the weather...
    a44yrmom a44yrmom 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    For a weekend on a friend's farm, I'm still going to be on crutches. Do I go barefoot or in a flip flop for my good foot? because of mud and stuff, are bare feet going to be safer...
    barefootshirtless barefootshirtless 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I love being barefoot. I go barefoot when I'm not at work.
    BarefootLeroy BarefootLeroy 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Ever since I was kid I ran around barefoot. I suffered from ring worms and my feet and ankles are always dirty. Now my daughter is the same way. She and I only wear shoes when we...
    larisahhh larisahhh 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 23

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    Going Barefoot For My Boyfriend - As I mentioned on a previous story, my boyfriend has a thing for seeing me when I'm in my bare feet. I'm taking the summer quarter off and I'm...
    imaluckygirl imaluckygirl 22-25 15 Responses May 25, 2009

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    Barefoot Xmas Shopping - I hope everyone is doing their xmas shopping in barefeet. Down here in New Zealand the weather is gorgeous and my children and I have done all the...
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    When I was younger I even refused to wear shoes in the winter. Barefoot in the snow. Now that is the badge of a true believer in barefoot.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 5

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    Barefootmum - Hi all, New to EP so I just wanted to introduce myself! I am a mother of 3 girls aged 18,16 and 13 and wife of my beautiful husband of 20 years. We live in...
    barefootmum barefootmum 36-40, F 10 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    I love to go barefoot and do so around the house and in the summer. It feel more comfortable and cooler.
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Apr 9

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    I HATE WEARING SHOES. You will most likely never see me with shoes on unless I am in public. I actually learned to drive barefoot and had trouble driving with shoes on once I...
    karabm3 karabm3 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Freedom - Freedom in the form of a bare set of toes. Nothing feels better. In the grass. In the water. In the sand. On the concrete. Love it.
    DaniCatEyes DaniCatEyes 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    When at home inside and outside by the pool, I love to be barefoot. Occasionally, I will wear flip flops when outside. I have been known to be barefoot in the passenger's seat of...
    barbaratownsend barbaratownsend 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    Flip Flops? - I would go barefooted all the time .Still do.Back in my day they called flip flops THONGS and we didn't mean underwear.Wearing thongs were as close to shoes, I would...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    when im at home. i have always done that i think. its most comfortable
    xxjennixx xxjennixx 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    At home and at the beach I love being barefoot. I enjoy scrapping my feet on the carpet in my home. At the beach, I love to walk oin the sand and get the sand between my toes.
    pattywoods pattywoods 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    I hate shoes...I love feeling grass and sand and dirt under my feet. Socks make my feet hot and I would rather just be barefoot 24/7!
    sharyl1025 sharyl1025 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 26

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    I love it! I don't know why. Maybe to show off my freshly painted toe nails? Lol this is why summer is my favorite season!
    Rachelle1D Rachelle1D 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I love to be barefoot in my house . I clean my house bare foot i feel i clean better that way that i feel everything . I got my son use to it to he hates wearing any type of shies...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Hope everyone has done their xmas shopping in barefeet! Down here in Auckland new Zealand its been lovely walking round the shopping malls in barefeet. Lovely and warm under...
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Barefoot Girl - I went to a college for about a semester where I was constantly barefoot. The entire campus either knew me or knew someonethat knew me or had heard of me. I never...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 26-30, F 23 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    Where is the most daring place everyone has gone barefoot? For me, it was one July 4 in downtown Nashville, to the huge fireworks display that draws thousands of people. I didn't...
    cdavis1223 cdavis1223 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Since My Teen Years - I always enjoyed being barefoot. Whether at home, outside, the beach or sometimes driving. I don't really know why, but i never like socks unless it was...
    mommyfeet mommyfeet 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    Barefooting Again - I've been a barefooter for about 15 years but haven't really done any barefoot walking for the last 2 Since 2 weeks ago, whenever I haven't been at work, I've...
    barefootjohn barefootjohn 26-30 7 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    I Love Having Bare Feet - I love the feel of the ground ,the different textures and temperatures.I feel more secure with bare feet.I prefer driving with barefeet because i can...
    LaVidaLoca LaVidaLoca 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    Barefoot Delight - I don’t like wearing any shoes: summer, fall, winter or spring; sunlight, cloudy, rain, hail, snow; day, afternoon, night. We’re wearing shoes of...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 43 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    Barefoot Sunday afternoon- On late Sunday afternoon, I decided to go to Coconut Grove and see if I can catch the end of a parade that they have the end of every year. Unfortunately...
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    There is nothing like being in your bare feet when you relax at home :)
    carrington65 carrington65 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today was the first full barefoot day of the year for me, here in TN. Off of work, and the temp in the high 60s. It really brings my mental and emotional state back into balance...
    cdavis1223 cdavis1223 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Winter In New Zealand - We are the barefoot capital of the f ucking world! Even in winter (now) I am barefoot 24/7, so mild here (no snow or sh it like that!). My two children are...
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    Though it is not good for me. I have flat feet and recently developed plantar faciatis is both feet. Dr wants me in in good shoes at all times.
    NCConch NCConch 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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    What happened to the barefooters? Unfortunately, I don't live anywhere near New Zealand, or the south Florida beaches. I live in Tennessee. With every passing year, it becomes more...
    cdavis1223 cdavis1223 46-50, M 7 Responses Jan 25

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    Barefeet - I Love to walk around barefoot.  Everyone in my family does. I like to come home and kick off my shoes and literally feel the ground beneath my feet. I drive barefoot...
    angelaquarius angelaquarius 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    I like to be barefoot in the ocean, carpet wood floor but not in a tile or marble floor.
    beejek beejek 41-45 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    When at home you will find me generally barefoot. I love the time to air out my feet and high heels from working 10 to 12 hours a day at the law office where I am gainfully...
    bethanyathome bethanyathome 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Nude Piggies - My feet are Ugly! Bare fact! They're fat, flat, and have toes long enough to pick up objects off the floor! I've always declared God took a handful of mis-shapened...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 23 Responses Aug 6, 2007

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    I've always loved running around barefoot, ever since I was little. Whether it's sand between my toes or grass under my feet, it just feels absolutely amazing.
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    ..or in sandals. I don't really like socks and I hate when I have to wear sneakers, they're like foot prisons. LOL
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Shoes Are For Weenies - I was going to say I was born barefoot, but I guess really everyone was. I've hated wearing shoes ever since I noticed how amazing lush green grass feels...
    Morganalaine Morganalaine 18-21, F 8 Responses May 1, 2012

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    There's something to running through the grass barefoot. Growing up, we didn't have stickerburs in the grass, only the grass. Sure, we'd have to dodge the ant piles, heaven...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    In our neighborhood there are a few schools where the kids attend barefoot.It seems so good.Its good to see that Sa schools still encourage kids to go barefoot.I stopped to fill up...
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    Caught by the boss! Well, one of them anyway... So last year, while I trying to public barefoot, I was once again low on gas. Having not gone anywhere barefoot that day, I...
    Barefootconservative Barefootconservative 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    We all have our "freak flags" and going barefoot is one of mine. (Just using the expression, not name calling) As a child of the 70's (coming of age) in CA, particularly in beach...
    geonet geonet 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    One summers day I want to my friends house for the weekend. My mom dropped me of to james who is my friend his sister Rebecca opened the door she was barefoot when want in she ask...
    mrmarkuk1 mrmarkuk1 18-21 1 day ago

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    Aside from the enjoyment of the comfort and freedom that comes with going barefoot,there's nothing I like better than to spread the word of the freedom,I really wish more people...
    Logantron95 Logantron95 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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