I think part of it may be because of my personal experiences as a child.
I was raised by hippies whose idea of a "family holiday" was to go camping at the local nudist resort.
I shit you not.
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It's one thing when you're a small child, you know before school years, but it's another thing entirely when you're 12 years old, just starting puberty, feeling awkward enough with clothes on and dragged off for a "family fun" holiday at the local nudist resort. I begged my parents to "Please let me stay at a friends for the weekend. Even my grandparents! Please just don't make me go!" But my cries fell on hippy ears which I am sure were read as "I'm needing some quality time with mother nature in my birthday suit." as they still dragged me along. I protested by wearing clothes, because really, I ain't taking my gear off, and then I felt awkward the entire holiday because my little sister and I are the only one's wearing clothes.
But what do you DO at a nudist resort?
Now, maybe it was because I was in bed asleep, but I don't remember an orgy's. What I do remember from my "frequent flyer nudist resort pass" is activities such as pedal boats, camping, days by the pool or in the spa, nature walks, river swimming, and disco's.
Yes, naked dancing. No, please don't think about it too much.
Not to mention I don't even want to think about what all those chairs have seen. *Shudders*
So my parents? Basically they could be really embarrassing, and in the "I hear you saying this is embarrassing but free your spirit and do it anyway even if you are socially exiled" kind of way.
Did your parents ever done something to completely embarrass you? Tell me about it.