Shoes or Bare Feet?

United States
May 5, 2009 11:54am CST
I prefer bare feet, I wish shoes weren't such a required thing. I am in my 40's now and still prefer the bare feet but slip on a pair of flip flops or clogs when I go out, only because I HAVE to! What about my fellow mylotters? Would you rather put on shoes or go barefooted? What kind of shoes do you wear?
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@amoyube1980 (2233)
• Somalia
6 May 09
wasn't shoes invented for our own protection? walking barefoot would expose us to all types of worm that can be seen but can crawl right through our skin. Walking barefoot on hot cement is really not comfortable too, you could burn your feet. Also who knows what sharp object we might suddenly step on on the streets. Walking barefoot inside the house is okay I guess, but going barefoot outside is just dangerous.
• United States
6 May 09
Yes, this is true, that's why I wear flops or crocs outdoors. Unless I'm in my own yard and then I don't. I know I should worry about all those creepy crawly things, but I don't.
• Somalia
7 May 09
lol!!.. I suppose your country is very clean.. In my country you don't need to think about those crawly, creepy things, they'll be too obvious not to notice..
• United States
7 May 09
Oh yuck! Where do you live?
@tabsnlos (587)
• United States
5 May 09
Sandles because FL is so hot. If I am home, then socks. The floor is so cold at home! I don't like to be barefoot outside. It kinda grosses me out. But thats just me and how I was raised.
@tabsnlos (587)
• United States
5 May 09
AHH, there I go again with another typo!! Its "sandals"...Sorry
• United States
5 May 09
Well, see, I was raised in FL and I think that the hot weather is what made me hate shoes and prefer the bare feet thing.
@tabsnlos (587)
• United States
5 May 09
Well Hello Floridian!! My husband is all about being barefoot too. No big deal to me, its just not my thing.
@wildcat48 (782)
• United States
6 May 09
Hi cicisnana, I use to love going bare footed all year long ,until i become a diabetic,now i wear a pair of sock's around until i go out then i'll put on a pair of shoes.I use to go out in the winter bare footed to .as soon as i hit the door i kick my shoes off.
@ANTIQUELADY (36488)
• United States
6 May 09
i have always loved to go barefooted. use to go outside that way but don't do that anymore. i wear flops. tennis shoes & house shoes alot.
• United States
5 May 09
I am the same way as you! I have always preferred bare feet to shoes. I remember growing up, we would run all over the neighborhood without shoes on! We would play under the trees on a blanket to stay cool. We would run around playing kick the can in the evenings. As we got older, we would even go for walks. We only worse shoes when we were told we had to! I now wear shoes because it is required. When I am at home, my feet are always bare! It doesnt matter what time of the year it is - summer, winter, spring or fall. People often ask me if my feet are cold. They never are - if you keep your body warm, your feet will stay warm too! I am just glad that there are options like flip flops and clogs that make it easy to go barefoot. When I am sitting somewhere - like church or a restaurant - I will often slip my feet out of my shoes. When I travel - in a car or airplane - I always take my shoes off. At least with flip flops and clogs it isnt as noticable to other people. When I am at work, though, I wear sneakers. I dont have a choice. I long for the day when I can stay at home and not have to worry about shoes anymore!