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I Love Being Barefoot

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    Everyday ......

    I live in the desert - so opened toed shoes and flip flops are the norm for my summer foot wear. When I get to work, I kick my shoes off under my desk, and work barefoot all day!!!    I do miss living in the MidWest - and wish to return there...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Love It

    I love being barefoot, there is something grounding yet sensual walking around feeling the Earth, the sand or the sea beneath my feet.  It gives me a sense of liberation, of freedom; reminds me of a time of innocence from my childhood when I spent most of the time barefoot; it...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Feet Need To Be Free...

    I hate wearing shoes...I hate socks too!  The only thing I really like wearing on my feet are flip flops.  I love walking around barefoot in the summertime... Squishing my toes in the mud...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    I went out to the wood one day

    and sat down on a bench to have my lunch and took my flip flops of. I felt the sot grass on my souls and in between my toes and decided I would do the rest of the walk bare foot. On my walk I met a few other people that gave me strange looks and I just kept walking. When I got...
    69Bigfatboy 69Bigfatboy 13-15 1 Response Apr 15

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    Shoes And Socks Forbidden

    Since my wife and I moved into this home, we have not worn shoes or socks inside. Her rule is shoes and socks must be left in the entry area before entering. To make it easier, most of the time socks are not worn. Most often flip flops are worn and kicked off before entering...
    lm440 lm440 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    I love being barefoot nothing like walking on a

    carpet and the beach barefoot and I don't like shoes and socks because they make your feet sweaty:(
    EmmaFord EmmaFord 18-21, F 6 Responses May 21, 2014

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    Barefoot Writer

    I work from home, so I spend most days in bare feet, writing scripts and other projects for clients. I take a certain joy in knowing they are sitting at a desk, in business attire, and are paying me really well to sit home, barefoot, to write their creative materials for them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    69Bigfatboy 69Bigfatboy 13-15 Apr 20

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    I love being barefoot.

    I feel more free and unhindered. I am going to start decorating my feet with barefoot sandals and toe jewelry. :)
    sanarirachel sanarirachel 31-35, F Aug 11, 2014

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    Been barefoot shopping all day.

    Nobody has said a word. I know there are a lot more people here in Texas that would to be barefoot too because they are all wearing flip flops. If they could gather the courage to kick off those shoes and take the first step' it feels wonderful and fantastic!
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    I love being barefoot,

    the freedoms it makes me feel, touching the different textures. The attention I get in public. And I love to see my toes splayed out with each step.
    BarefootLeroy BarefootLeroy 41-45, M Jul 26, 2014

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    Yeah you might want to rethink that!

    This is what happens when you go running barefooted! Look at the cover image!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    There's a bank I go to,

    where the tellers know that I hate wearing shoes and socks; They've seen me walk into the bank barefoot. Once last year when I told a teller I don't wear shoes and socks, she giggled and said, "Are you barefoot now?" I backed up just so she could see my feet and toes. She...
    lovebeingbarefoot lovebeingbarefoot 26-30, M 3 days ago

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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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    Even when clothed I much prefer barefoot.

    There is something about you bare feet on the ground that feels so nice and connects you with the earth. I often go to parties in heels and soon remove them. My friends (non CMNF) know that I go around barefoot most of the time and are used to it. Most of my CMNF I much prefer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    Take your shoes off on the greens at golf

    courses if you ever get the chance. Trust me. :)
    laadeedah laadeedah 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    Hi I am Jan I am 17 and I love being barefoot.

    I live in south Florida and I always drive barefoot and am always barefoot unless I am someplace that I must wear shoes then it is only flip flops and as soon as I leave that place I am barefoot. Being barefoot all the time is so comfortable.
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F May 17

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    For two straight nights,

    I went to a nearby state park because they had an Alfred Hitchcock film festival. I went there straight from work and as soon as I got to the parking lot, my shoes and socks stayed in the car and I walked barefoot to the film festival. Those movies can be creepy and suspenseful...
    Barefooter25 Barefooter25 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    If I have to wear shoes I'm overdressed.

    I'm almost always barefoot, and I love it <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    It Feels So Good

                                             i love being barefoot. ive never liked...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 18 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    I am either barefoot

    or in flip flops every day of my life. hence my email barefoot boy. I love showing my cute feet off and feeling so free. of course I have to keep up the pedicures to keep them looking super cute
    barefootjamie barefootjamie 18-21 1 Response May 15

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    Even Though Im Not...

    Really allowed. I go everywhere barefoot but my my mum is always telling me off for going outside with no shoes on. Even if its raining I go barefoot. I like the feel of the soft mud between my toes. I like being able to feel the earth I mean properly, the stones and the grass...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    One of the best experiences at a Grateful Dead

    show was meeting other true barefooters. At one show in the New Jersey Meadowlands I met Kelly, a bbw with filthy, tough feet. We both had been barefooting the hot pavement in the parking lot all day and we met inside the stadium. I told her I noticed how filthy her feet were...
    Nofootwear Nofootwear 36-40, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    The Moment When...

    You've been working all day long, from the early hours of the morning to the late hours of the night, and you get home and you are finally able to take off those awful tennis shoes and free your feet from the bondage that has held them all day! If I could be barefoot at work, I...
    behindgreeneyes1 behindgreeneyes1 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    I am barefooted almost all the time,

    especially in the warmer months. I just feel better without shoes.
    jenna6978 jenna6978 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    Barefoot Freedom

    Hi, I am Andrew. For a while now I just love being barefoot. I don't like to wear shoes unless I have to. I mostly wear flip flops so when I rest I just take them off. I really love being barefoot in public. it feels free not wearing shoes. and it just plainly feels great.
    jazzyking jazzyking 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    My husband says I have "hobbit feet"

    because I have thick calluses and my toes are spread out from all the time I spend barefoot. I've actually considered going out in public without shoes but I didn't want to cause any problems at stores and other places.
    thecatholicbookworm thecatholicbookworm 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    Barefoot

    Barefoot,Oh so freeing,Walking the sands,Paddling the sea,Freshness,All around,No shoes,To worry about,It's oh so freeing.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    24/7/365

    Bare is best! That has been my motto for the past 13 years or so... I'm a fulltime barefooter, my feet are never imprisoned in shoes. It IS possible to go barefoot all-year-round, cause our feet have an amazing ability to adjust to all kind of challenges - from hot tarmac to...
    BarefootJens BarefootJens 36-40, M Sep 2, 2013

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    I love my tough soles.

    I can run long distances on asphalt, concrete, grass and certain gravel. I can put out cigarettes with ease and broken glass ain't a thing.
    BarefootLeroy BarefootLeroy 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    1st thing to go when I get home from work.

    SHOES AND SOCKS. FREEDOM!!!!!!!!
    SEIGUY SEIGUY 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    Ever Since I Was a Little Girl

    ever since i was a little girl i hated wearing shoes. i insisted on being barefoot and free all year round, needless to say i didn't win that argument in the winter. even now, i wear flip flops almost all year round, and any chance i get to take them off and be barefoot i take...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 26, 2009

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    JarrodPaul0703 JarrodPaul0703 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    MY LITTLE PIGGIES -- A POEM AUTHOR'S INTRO:

    Because I live in one of the states which was heavily impacted by the 2015 Arctic Blast, I was bundled up in the warmest clothes possible, including shoes and socks. As a barefooter (like many) I couldn't WAIT for the weather to warm up, not only to be frequently barefoot...
    lovebeingbarefoot lovebeingbarefoot 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    It's 63 degrees here in Houston

    and I just did my first Barefoot Shopping of 2015
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M Feb 1

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    My Transition

    I am a runner. About 4 years ago my shins started playing up and would not get better no matter what i tried. So I eventually started looking at possible causes, rather than treating the symptoms. I came to the realization that trainers are bad! we have been led by the hand into...
    TwoBareFeet TwoBareFeet 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    FreshMilk4Me FreshMilk4Me 36-40, M May 20

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    I hate shoes. they make your feet smell.

    you cant feel the earth beneath you. theyre pointless. well, that's a lie, sometimes theyre convenient. I just love the different textures you can experience when you walk around barefoot. I barely wear shoes, just for the main part of a hiking trip or social events. I mainly...
    cassandrastwrt cassandrastwrt 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    The UK is still a very conservative place to be. Walking barefoot in the street is quite normal in some places such as seaside resorts and parks etc.. If the weather is very hot it...
    SaxonWhip SaxonWhip 61-65, M a week ago

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    I am 46 years old, 5 foot 9, and weigh about 200 juicy pounds. Because I am tall, and my fat is even spread out over my body, many folks have a hard time believing that I am...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 4 Responses May 3

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    I started gaining at 20 and am now 22. I love being fat. I love being chained down and being made to eat. I would love it if anyone wants to talk about being fat.
    ssbbwfat ssbbwfat 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15

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    My head pressed to your chest as you wrap your arms completely around me and press me in tighter.... The way you kiss my head as I wrap my arms around you... Your heart beating...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I saw God take a star from your eyes and he put it up high in the skies I saw God take your halo and made it a sun beam for all to see I saw God take your frown and God turned it...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F May 1

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