Nude swimming , or skinny dipping , is the practice of bathing naked , whether in natural bodies of water, in swimming pools , or in hot tubs. The term skinny-dip was first recorded in English in Thomas Guidott set up a medical practice in the English town of Bath in He became interested in the curative properties of the waters. In , he wrote A discourse of Bathe, and the hot waters there. Also, Some Enquiries into the Nature of the water. This brought the health-giving properties of the hot mineral waters to the attention of the aristocracy.
Be advised that this post contains many uncensored photos and videos of naked boys and men. These simply record what was normal in past years, and readers must view them in that context to fully appreciate them. Along with that, please know that this blog is written in the United States, and this post is reacting to conditions within that country. If you are a reader outside of the U. This was the post that drove saboteurs to try shutting down the blog on March 6th , its intended publication date.
The origins of nude swimming can be found well before the guideline was published. When the first indoor pool opened at the Brooklyn YMCA in , the organization required men and boys to swim naked. Other reasons given by administrators during the era included concerns about the expense of bathing suits, newspaper articles of the time indicate. Others in favor of naked swimming said the practice prepared boys for adulthood. Many places adopted the practice before the decree. The same publication in featured a photograph of nude boys swimming at a pond at the Springfield, Mass.
Good luck to you and your boyfriend. This guy is always busy. These same principles have helped build strong, successful religious communities for thousands of years. Money is not everything although the ex certainly has her share. But that is a nice gesture, and he will appreciate it. I am not sorry I married outside the LDS faith. In the end people have to make their own decisions. It is hard work. You should take your cues from your partner, not from documentaries or this sub, on whether your partner's views and actions are manipulative, brainwashy and damaging.