A naturist’s view on co-workers (part 2)

Before

nude at officeIn a previous post I wrote about telling the people at work about your lifestyle. I received some interesting comments on that post, either on the post itself and also through various social media (yes, I pretend to be social, like on Twitter, Mewe and occasionally even on Ello).

It’s clear that by far not everyone has the good fortune to have colleagues or co-workers with open minds that will accept the clothes free way of life. That basically sucks, even when there’s little you can do about it. Going out to find a new job because of that is rather drastic.

Another side of things

One day at work, this past hot summer, I had a very interesting encounter. A co-worker came to me and whispered, “I saw you in your car yesterday”.

The reason for her whisper was that she’d seen me just before driving off. When it’s really hot I don’t want to wear clothes in my car so once in there I take everything off before leaving the parking lot. Since the building where I work is in town it’s hardly surprising someone sees me. Honestly I don’t care one bit about that. It’s my car and my sanity. If they really want to look into my car they should be prepared to deal with what they see.

To said co-worker I said, “Good for you. Have you tried it yourself?” Hardly surprising that the answer was ‘no’, followed by the question why on earth I was doing that. Was I some kind of exhibitionist?

No. I am not. I simply want to be comfortable and I did my best to explain that to my co-worker. Of course the concept of being comfortable made sense, but… “we have air conditioning for that.” This response is the default for modern people. I explained that taking your clothes off often makes that you don’t have to switch on the A/C in your car. Nor in your home if you have such a thing there and that is a huge cost saver. That information in turn triggered even more disbelief because “you don’t walk around naked at home.”

To that I could only say, “Wrong. I do. You clearly don’t, but that’s not my problem.” It was nice to turn things around. Dear co-worker wanted to make my way of life my problem but with a simple statement I turned that into the opposite. It also made for a surprised person who had nothing more to add.

Of course I drove home naked that day.

Author: Paul

Promoting the clothes-free lifestyle.

2 thoughts on “A naturist’s view on co-workers (part 2)”

  1. In this day and age of everything being geared towards saving energy going nude is one thing that will help tremendously. For one thing you can raise your A/C thermostat several degrees whe nude and still be quite comfortable. Driving nude, once again, save energy cost by switching the A/C off which increases the vehicles average MPG. Then there is the age old laundry savings too, wearing no clothing eliminates a lot of laundry. Less laundry also starts addressing the ecological issues as well, less pollution of the water and less water used. In reality it (going nude) is one of the most common sense things we can do.

    Of course you drove home nude !! 😉

  2. I totally agree with everything you said.
    Clothes should be items to stay warm, not to make your skin suffer from a lack of sun and an overdose of heat.

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