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I Never Wear Shoes In the House

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    And It's Not a Religious Thing...... - ....regardless of what the guy who came in to fix my air conditioner over the summer thought.  I still remember it, because it was the...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Dec 17, 2008

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    No Shoes But Definitely Socks!!! - It just feels weird to wear my shoes in the house although my mom always has and probably always will, growing up I thought it was odd, guess we...
    Liza1938 Liza1938 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2011

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    Gotta Love Socks - That's all I wear at home. Sometimes if I'm just going to go outside real quick for anything, I'll just go out in socks. I don't like wearing anything on my...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    For Me It's About The Dirt - It's about the dog poo and whatever else I might step into on my walk. We do have a poop-scoop law here. There are far too many people who walk their...
    forgiveisdevine forgiveisdevine 51-55, F Oct 30, 2012

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    Childhood/smelly Socks - My mom raised me never to wear shoes indoors, it was a rule enforced under threat of death, lol.  Well not quite death, but it certainly was stressed...
    lever2000 lever2000 36-40 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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    I Don't Wear Shoes In The House! - But neither does anyone else in my country, it's not part of our culture to wear shoes in the house. To me whole idea of it sounds quite...
    IdontKnowEther IdontKnowEther 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2010

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    I Am Always Barefoot. - This must have came from my mother, who is also always barefoot.  When I was in high school I would get in trouble for taking off my shoes, I...
    J21883 J21883 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    Why Should I - I never felt the need to wear shoes in the house I don't like it besides I'm in my own house. I'm more of a socks person because I don't like to be barefoot or my...
    undecided1129 undecided1129 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    One way to make your carpet last longer don't wear shoes inside, what is the point of it anyway.
    HotJanna HotJanna 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    I Think I'm Turning Japanese! - Haha, not really! But I could fit in well with a Japanese household. :-D I've always been this way, since I was a kid. When I come in, the shoes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2008

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    Effort Notwithstanding - I keep trying.  I've tried flipflops and sandals.  Birkenstocks and slippers.  Moccasins, socks, even legwarmers. And mysteriously, I find random shoes...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Foot Rubs? - Hi, I was just curious if anyone used to give their mom (or dad) foot rubs as a a child.  When we used to sit on the couch watching the news mom would ask if I'd...
    lever2000 lever2000 36-40 Oct 20, 2009

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    Who Wants To Wear Shoes In The House? - I am a sandal wearing girl outside but once I'm in the house my shoes are coming off.  I feel like my feet are trapped when I have to wear...
    Iamybgstenemy Iamybgstenemy 31-35, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Only Slippers - My mother is so proud and protective of her shiny linoleum in the kitchen and her pristine carpets laid throughout the house that no-one is allowed to enter it with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    Like Wearing Foot Weights - I can't imagine why anyone would.  To me having shoes on in the house would seem stiff and unnatural.  Confining and not at all relaxing. ...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    Well... - I tend to not wear shoes period if I can get away with it. I just don't quite like them. Though this is especially true when I'm at home. You might catch me in my...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Bare Feet! - I love the feeling of the cold hard floor under my feet. And the comfort of the carpet during the cold weather.
    adelovelace adelovelace 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    I not only don't wear shoes and socks, but also no clothes as I love to be in my birthday suit and fully relaxed.
    huntmar huntmar 70+, M 4 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    It's Always So Nice, - To take off your shoes after a long day at work, And let your feet relax. IN my house, it's a sin to wear shoes on the carpet. And unless you can jump 20...
    DunkelAugen DunkelAugen 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2009

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    Why Wear Shoes In the House - I never wear shoes in the house.  The minute I get home the shoes come off.  Life's too short to be uncomfortable.  If it's cold I put...
    PrincessT PrincessT 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    I Dont Either - i just dont like wearing shoes in the house it just makes me fill all weird and boxed in but when there off thats when i can kick back and relax it just fills like...
    reesethebeast reesethebeast 22-25, M Apr 29, 2009

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    Barefoot - I never wear shoes in the house. I rarely wear socks in the house. I have always been most comfortable barefoot. Ever since I was a child, I enjoyed running around...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    No Way - Some people put on shoes when they dress for the day even if they don't plan on leaving the house. If it is winter time and chilly in the house I usually will wear socks...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 10 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    Best of the Experience - There are some things make you feel different... small little things. When I moved to Australia for the first time, I was so amused that people wear...
    autopilotx autopilotx 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    I Hate Them. - If I could I would go every where bare foot. Shoes are so uncomfortable. I need to let my feet breath. I never really wear socks either. however not wearing shoes...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    Rather Leave My Shoes - if i do, my mom will tell me to clean the house. i'd rather leave my shoes outside
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 13, 2010

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    No Shoes No Problem - I don't wear shoes or socks at home. Why would you? Shoes and socks are not necessary parts of my life.
    iwonto iwonto 41-45, M Jan 5, 2012

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    Nasty Things Come From the Outside - i hate having shoes on in the house and i ask almost everyone to take there shoes off when they come over, but i try not to be rude its just...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    Home Sweet Home For My Feet! - What can I say that a bunch of other people haven't already? Let's see.  As soon as I wake up, I'm content to slide out of bed and feel my...
    Happyface Happyface 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    Keep Your House Clean Remove Thy Shoes - For me never wearing shoes in the house started when I was a baby. I remember my parents never wearing shoes in the house(year round),and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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    Maybe - Maybe it's the tomboy in me. Maybe I am naturally nonconformist. Maybe it's just one of those things. But anytime I am not in public or at work, the shoes must go. My house...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    No Shoes.. - NO SHOES inside? HELL..... sometimes I don't even wear them outside !
    gosling28 gosling28 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    For Public Places - I have a love hate relationship with shoes.. I love pretty shoes.. but hate wearing them for long.. I need to feel grounded to the earth.. or wherever I am... I...
    Awakening Awakening 31-35, F 19 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    I Want to Go Barefoot Soooo Much But Can't - As you know, I love going barefoot.  But I am not able to bring myself to go barefoot at home around my mother and sister. ...
    nr3c nr3c 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    No Shoes Indoors - Shoes come off as soon as I enter the mudroom. Then keep my sock on in cool weather, or barefoot any other time. And no shoes for anyone anytime on the boat...
    cityguy61 cityguy61 56-60, M Oct 11, 2010

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    Nope. - i think it's weird. and really, i'd prefer not to spend all my down time cleaning the floor. i have better things to do.
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2009

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    I Never Did As a Kid - As a kid I hardly wore shoes...I loved going barefoot even in the summer...Which was hard I was riased in the lower desert and it gets real hot...But you...
    singer1960 singer1960 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Off They Come! - Nope. We have a shoebox next to the door and unless I'm running back in for the forgotten item, they come off there. Usually I also take off my socks and throw...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Mar 16, 2008

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    They Suck - If I could go barefoot forever I would. I'm not a shoe (or even sock) person. When I get home, the first thing I do is lose the shoes. If I'm in a responsible state of...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity 31 8 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    Absolutely not. Not shoes in my home. Don't bring in that dirt from your travels. You can leave them at the door. Thank you very much!
    a44yrmom a44yrmom 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    This past weekend I decided to go shopping for shoes. I was dressed in skinny Aztec print jeans with knee high boots with 2.5" heels, a white ruffle blouse and a short black...
    Brandie1960 Brandie1960 41-45, M Apr 2

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    I'm a 16 year old boy how as more heels that my mum it's because I'm crazy for them even if they do hurt my feet and I find women who wear them attractive especially if there...
    Jess60 Jess60 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    The other day I was wearing some nice work clothes, hose and scrub shoes. My wife commented that the shoes were too casual for my attire. Went to breakfast then looked at what I...
    shadowplt shadowplt 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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