The Naked Advice

Model & Writer Liz LaPoint answers your questions about dating, sex, and relationships

Adam wrote: “So I was adopted from another country and my parents brought me to the United States. They were very European and decided not to circumcise me. I have heard that it’s a major turn off to girls. But I have also heard that girls really like it. I have never had an issue with …

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For a few decades now, women have been spreading awareness of how narrowly defined female beauty is and how thinness has been idolized to the point that females will starve themselves and sometimes die in their quest for the “ideal body”. We blamed fashion magazines, we blamed men, we blamed Hollywood. We asked, “Why are …

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Emily wrote: “I’m having some trouble with my boyfriend. He’s not had a lot of confidence in the bedroom with me, and while that seemed normal enough, it’s actually gotten worse as we’ve tried to deal with it. He confessed to me that before we were together he watched a lot of porn. He says that …

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Mark wrote: “Hi Liz, I’ve been watching your YouTube videos and reading some material on your site. I really like your take on a lot of things. With that said, I have a couple questions. I’m a straight male who enjoys wearing men’s thongs. I think they are the sexiest thing and I love how …

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Liz: “In your book, Stripped Verses, you mention that too many people still hold onto myths about naturists, like that you’re all “swingers”. Why do you think people can’t separate nudity from sexual behavior?” Anthony: “I believe that during the beginning of our early lives we are conditioned by our peers and the media to …

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D wrote: “My girlfriend (of 4 years) and I just had our first child, a daughter, in December. Life as first time parents has been stressful as we never quite saw eye-to-eye on most things (opposites attract, I guess). Last night, my girlfriend brought the topic of nudity at home, raising a child up. This …

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Liz: “I believe in body positivity and self-acceptance, and a healthy attitude toward nudity is sorely needed here in the U.S. Too many people instantly equate nudity with pornography, which I think says more about them than it does about the person who is nude. I (and thousands of other people) have posed nude for …

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Great question! Thanks for inspiring me to blog about this 😉 My husband and I have had this discussion many times. We have concerns, like any decent parent does, about our child being bullied for having the audacity to be born to free-spirited, artistic parents. It’s not because we see anything wrong with posing nude …

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Thomas wrote: “I lost my virginity a little more than 2 years ago and hadn’t had sex since, until last week I had sex with a girl and I feel I performed poorly. I however feel a huge burden lifted off my shoulders. Ya see, both of these times I really wasn’t in a relationship …

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R.S.C. wrote: “I’d be interested to hear your opinion on whether some degree of exploitation of a woman’s physical attractiveness hurts the entire women’s ‘movement.’ Specifically, I’m thinking of edgier examples such as wet T-shirt contests, oil or whipped cream wrestling in bikinis, etc. If a woman has done that and enjoyed the rush and …

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