Children in Naturism: Our children are being raised in a society where we are constantly bombarded with messages that make us feel ashamed and insecure about our bodies. We are told that we are only worthy if we reach the impossible ideals of the beauty myth. Concurrently, our bodies are also being objectified and over-sexualized. Naturism is the very antidote...
"While naturism isn’t an overnight antidote to [body image issues], and to the larger issue of societal pressure for women and girls to look a certain way to be considered beautiful and be accepted naturism does, can, and will help ... Here are some of the most common questions and answers to those questions many women have about naturism."
Of the two genders, women get the most pressure from society to meet to unrealistic expectations of physical beauty. That is one of the reason that women benefit most from being a naturist but it is also why they have the hardest time trying naturism. For a woman, the idea of being nude in a social setting is fraught with fears related to a lifetime of sexual objectification and subconscious attacks on their self-esteem.