By Eimear O'hagan. Leigh Martyn Thomas, 38, and her husband Gethin have been married for 15 years, together for 19 years and have two children, but he has never seen her naked. Leigh Martyn Thomas, 38, a singing teacher, lives in Colchester, Essex, with her husband Gethin, 42, an engineer, and their two children Phoebe, 12, and Dylan, ten. Leigh says: Gethin and I have been married for 15 years, together for 19 years and have two children, but he has never seen me naked. I suffer from a deep-rooted shyness and loathing of my body. Why is it, then, that when I look in the mirror, all I see are imperfections? The rolls of fat, the cellulite, the marks of time. My weight has fluctuated between a ten and a size But even at my thinnest, I disliked the way I looked: I could still see my short legs and cellulite.
Make It Part Of Your Nightly Routine
Yeah, it'll increase your odds for sex. But stripping down with your spouse does so much more.
Yes, it leads to sex. But getting naked is good for you. It can also help keep your body temperature down, which has been linked to healthier sleep patterns. Studies show that sleeping naked can even help boost metabolism, and keep excess weight off. Meanwhile, wearing underwear has been known to cause swamp crotch. Sure, getting naked often operates as a prerequisite for sex. Skin to skin contact, for instance, can inspire the release of oxytocin, a hormone associated with empathy, generosity, and orgasm. Nudity is also often associated with body confidence.
1. Be Civil
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Candaulism , or candaulesism , is a paraphilic sexual practice or fantasy in which one person usually a man exposes his usually female partner, or images of her, to other people for their voyeuristic pleasure. The term may also be applied to the practice of undressing or otherwise exposing a female partner to others. Similarly, the term may also be applied to the posting of personal images of a female partner on the internet or urging or forcing her to wear clothing which reveals her physical attractiveness to others, such as by wearing very brief clothing, such as a microskirt , tight-fitting or see-through clothing or a low-cut top. The term is derived from an account in The Histories of Herodotus. After discovering Gyges while he was watching her naked, Candaules' wife ordered him to choose between killing himself or killing her husband in order to repair the vicious mischief. Isidor Sadger hypothesized that the candaulist completely identifies with his partner's body, and deep in his mind is showing himself. An alternative definition proposes it as a practice involving one person observing, often from concealment, two others having sexual relations. In the case of Sir Richard Worsley against George Bissett for " criminal conversation "  —that is, adultery with Lady Worsley —it was revealed that Sir Richard assisted Bissett to spy on Lady Worsley taking a bath. The art collector and connoisseur Charles Saatchi has considered the influence of candaulism upon the work of Salvador Dali , citing episodes recorded by the artist's biographers in which Dali's wife Gala was displayed to other men.