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I am 20, female. I do not wear underwear... ever except when I need to use feminine products every month.
How many others don't wear panties? Is it normal?
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well i always wear underwear but i knowlots of girls who don't its normal in my opinion
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From the Interne
''Happy Go Commando Friday! It’s comfy, practical, and undeniably sexy""

Seems to be very, very normal ... also practical, comfortable, more healthy ... even economical

Makes a person wonder how women ever got started wearing them at all ... probably Emma Bloomer & bicycle riding!
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I Never Wear Underwear, Even on Public Transportation, Even When I Have My Period: Author:Rebecca:Jul18,2013\\\I don’t understand why anyone wears underwear. I mean, I can conceive of why as a person with a penis you might want to -- it could get stuck in things like train doors or the slats of a beach chair. But as a lady, it’s something I have a hard time wrapping my head around. Because I almost never do. I haven’t for as long as I can remember. I’m pretty sure it started out of laziness, but now as a much-less-lazy adult with a penchant for pretty things, bottom-lingerie is still something I’d rather do without.\“Oh my god,” my friends say when I disclose this intel. “What about when you are wearing a skirt?”\To which I respond, “Whatever man, it’s already a crazy-complex ecosystem happening down there in the bush&beyond -- I doubt a little office-chair-contact is going to fuck it up.”\People also get squicked when they consider the fact that I ride the subway. But let’s be real -- most of the time I don’t get a seat &when I do, it’s not like I’m wearing a lot of micro-minis (my ass does this things where it extends to basically right above my knee, eliminating the things most of you have called "thighs.") For the most part my shit is covered, protecting my parts&protecting you from any&all juices, because I am a model citizen.\Besides, even if your jeans come into contact with some of my crack/slit sweat, I doubt it’s the worst thing you’ve rubbed up against on public transportation. I once watched a drunk guy pee onto the floor&run so quickly between cars to hurl that he threw up on the door while careening into it&then fell back down into his own pee. Just as a “for example.”\I don’t wear underwear because I hate it. I hate how it makes me sweat, no matter what the fabric, cut, or style. I hate how it loves to sneak into my asshole uninvited. I hate how even the ones that fit right enhance my muffin top. Not to mention, modern underwear doesn’t flatter the bush-having among us. It make me look like my vagina is a wearing a tiny spandex hat.\Sure, there’s underwear with a more generous cut. This also tends to be the underwear that can double as a strapless bathing suit, or even better, serve as a parachute were I ever to find myself in a position of unexpectedly jumping from a plane. I hate feeling so restricted.\What about during my period, I hear you ask? Mostly no! Mostly still no! If anything I’m even more anti-drawers during my monthlies. That shit gets to stankin’ &keeping it hidden away to sweat&bleed in a little nether-tent only makes it worse.\To be fair, at night during my moon blood time, I shall don a pair of the gigantics. But this is only because I am tired of buying new sheets&have a tendency to re-enact both the elevator scene from "The Shining"&the part in "The God-father" when dude finds a horse head in his bed overnight. Even so, slapping on a pad to the adult-sized-lady-panties&pairing it with a super tampon seem to simply provide more material for me to bloody. It’s much easier to clean off your ass&legs than it is to haul your private woman shame down to the laundry so that the all&sundry might bear witness.\My parents have tried to intervention me several times. My dad, not a yelling guy, once screamed in a way I’d only ever seen Al Pacino do, when I confessed that no, I was not wearing underwear one day in sixth grade. They probably thought I was a secret sex pervert.\My mom tried to make the prospect of underwear wearing (underwearing, perhaps) alluring to me by buying me a set of blue silk underpants. I hated them&their itchy lace bands with the fire of my soul&at age 10, wore them only so that they might serve as the hilarious punchline to a joke I’d been working on about “blue moons.” \Admittedly, now that I’ve got some jeans that I have not purchased for less than $10, I will wear underpants. Because, you know, odors amassing over time. (Oh my god I am a monster). Still, on the days I do this, I am totally aware that I am in a vaguely worse mood than I could be if I were going commando. I’m basically one step away from being Zach Galifianakis in that Tim&Eric Vodka ad, bellow/crying “IT’S TOO HOT!”\You might think I am the most disgusting person on the planet &that is your right. Having conceded this point, I’d now like to share something that might sway you back toward me on this one: I have never gotten a yeast infection. Never. Not once. Never, never, never. Is this because I am always airing my bits? I don’t know. I am not made of science. But it is a fact, all the same. Don’t believe me? I shall put you in touch with gynos present&past!&verily, do I rest my case.
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Quite "normal" indeed ... long before fashion tried (with a lot$ of $ucce$$$$) to impose pantie$/ thong$/ G-$tring$/ etc on women'$ fashion, pantie$/ knicker$ weren't even heard of ... awful hard to "squat and pee" with all those petticoats in the 1st place ... (elastic wasn't invented either, so it was buttons and hooks galore) the "norm" was to be natural, comfortable and disease-free where yeast infections thrived inside warm, moist, dark places under one's skirts. Hooray for pantiless. Back to Mother Nature!
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If u hav any doubts about panties/ knickers/ cheese-wire G-strings/ thongs etc. being very, very recent impositions on women's fashion (versus no-nothing/ au naturel ... sunshine, fresh air & not collecting moisture & "gunk" -- and bugs -- "down there"), then GOOGLE on "Why I Don't Wear Underwear" among many, many other postings declaring panties unhealthy, uncomfortable & worse.
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HISTORY LESSON101:The Evolution of Underwear\Peter the Great, visiting Paris in 1717, was riding down a crowded street when a woman slipped and fell in front of his horse. The czar, intently watching the pretty Parisienne scissor and squirm out of danger, observed with some delight: "The gates of Paradise are open."\What's interesting is not that that particular French woman didn't wear any underwear, but that almost no French women at the time wore any underwear that would have blocked the czar's view. Or any English women. Or any German women. Or any American women.\It amazes us (or at least me) to learn that women for the first five thousand years of Western civilization wore nothing between their legs beyond their natural chinchilla. "Until the late 18th century, [women's] underwear consisted only of smocks or shifts, stays [i.e., corsets] and the highly important petticoats of all kinds," harrumphs The History of Underclothes by Willet and Cunnington. But nothing between the legs.\It seems fairly mind-boggling to consider millions of women for thousands of years with no garment snugly covering their Delta. Sure, they generally wore very long dresses, but why not any close-fitting under-wear? \Yeast infections and crab lice, among other reasons, argue authors Janet and Peter Phillips in their masterful article, History From Below: Women's Underwear and the Rise of Women's Sports. "Pre-20th century women had to do without knickers and the like because of the perpetual threat of thrush [i.e., yeast infection]," state the British authors. "Since the vagina is naturally warm and moist, any covering increasing the temperature will put out a welcome mat to thrush," they contend, pointing out that yesteryear's lower standards of personal hygiene, due to lack of indoor running water, would have greatly promoted thrush and lice.\Near Eastern women who did bathe more frequently than their European sisters did wear trousers or "harem pants," sometimes under skirts. And it's speculated that during the Renaissance, these garments were imported into Europe and gradually adapted into drawers, i.e., loose-fitting under-trousers, with ribbons to "draw" them tight at the waist and the legs. But these imported strange items (considered masculine and somehow perverse) never caught on with working-class women, who could still squat and pee in an alleyway.\In fact, almost the only French women in the 1700s who wore drawers did so by law. A ballerina in 1727 got her skirt caught on a piece of stage scenery. Her exposure led to the passage of a police regulation in Paris that "no actress or dancer should appear on stage without drawers."
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"The women who say the key to good health is NOT wearing knickers: It sounds extraordinary but the evidence may surprise you"

GOOGLE on the above if u have any doubts that pantiless/ knickerless/ au naturel/ back-to-Mother-Nature is best for many women ... unfortunately, selling panties is a multi-billion industry ... spend your hard eared money on outerwear & Ditch Your Panties (another good site to GOOGLE).
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Kinckerless/pantiless is a matter of "as you like it" and getting more (and more and more) popular (to admit or to display) every day! The "fact" is that panties r a rather recent fashion imposition; read up on the chemise 4 a sample!
"Opinion" by many authorities is that pantiless is a lot healthier ... fresh air, sunshine, "let your vagina BREATHE" ... and prevents such things as yeast-ie beasties from setting up household between your legs "down there" among many other diseases, conditions and gooey/smelly "junk" that panties r just about "designed" to collect ... and collect very efficiently and effectively "in dark, moist places".
Mother Nature knows best and if you can conveniently "go commando" it's probably healthier (and less expensive, including gynecologists visits) then anything else.
Lots of times, less is best and u might as well spend your time and budget on outerwear!!!
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You might as well GOOGLE on "Why I Don't Wear Underwear" for a good sample of practical advice on what's wrong with panties, knickers, g-string cheese wire and thongs when you could be enjoying good health, fresh air & sunshine comfort and FREEDOM from yeast/ junk/ crud and many other smelly, disgusting conditions that should be tossed into the trash heap (on panty-burning party bonfire)!
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P.S. And yes, knickerless/ pantiless/ fresh air and sunshine are very, very sexy, confidence building, comfortable, healthy good 4U and much more enjoyable than u could imagine at "first blush." A lot of folks who "just try it" seriously read Ditch Your Panties) swear they will never go back to "Panty Prison."
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I couldn't go without, though thongs are pretty close to nothing! lol
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Pretty close indeed, but thongs are closer to cheese wire1 I'd suspect that if it were either cheese-wire thongs or au naturel, there wouldn't anything butt 'fresh air' sunshine & freedom from yeast & other infections!!!
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try it & once you get used to it, chances are you will never want to go back to anything butt fresh, clean air & sunshine!
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Thongs? Better off (and more comfortable) without thongs or G-strings! Again, whoever invented them in the first place had nothing in mind but women's discomfort & worse.
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You would be surprised how healthy "Ditch Your Panties" can be ... also read the recent article (GOOGLE on it or on "Why I Don't Wear Underwear")

"The women who say the key to good health is NOT wearing knickers: It sounds extraordinary but the evidence may surprise you"

Again, you'd be surprised (and most likely a lot more happy and healthy)
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Hot hot hot !!
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I am a woman who only wears panties when she has to. I wear them to work and to university and that is about it.

At home? No panties

Summer? No panties

Partying? No panties
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Quite normal & even more sensible & practical (& economical)
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Indeed, the most important use for skirts is 2 allow a free flow of fresh air (and sunshine) where u need it most... preventing yeast (and other diseases). Panties/ G-strings/ thongs/ bloomers r a rather recent invention/imposition on women-kind and u r better off without same... completely. The invention, popularity, convenience and distribution of the "tampon" make it rather useless to wear anything in the least bit uncomfortable every day of the month!
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Love your girls with or without the only think with out used panties I would have to ask that you let me put my nose in your crotch as I masturbate.
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Good for you all...it is sexy, although sexy underwear makes you girls even sexies...but if you have the ody and attetude it is a great turn-on.
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NICE !!!
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im a dude and i often go without underwear. its not a sex thing, its just, comfort
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LOOKING AT HISTORY, PANTIES WEREN'T WORN AT ALL UNTIL THE 1930'S - SEE PANTILESS IN NYC, ALSO DITCH YOUR PANTIES ...

The era spanning from the 1790s to the 1820s saw an emphasis on elegance and simplicity which was motivated by the democratic ideals of the French Republic but which looked back to classical Greece and Rome for its fashion inspiration. Waists were high, the directional emphasis was vertical, and lightweight white fabrics were at the height of fashions which were so simple that the lady of the time often wore only three garments; a chemise, a corset and a gown! This was an incredible contrast to the clothing of preceding and succeeding periods with their horizontal emphases, multiple layers and often heavy fabrics.

Chemise:
The chemise was the only ladies' undergarment used during the era. (Panties would not be developed until the 20th century and pantalets were not in vogue until Victorian times.) The chemise was simply constructed of linen or cotton. In modern terms its appearance was similar to a long blouse or short nightgown.

Corset:
In the early days of the Regency era some women wore tight but lightweight linen stays which had an effect similar to a modern push-up bra while some chose to wear no support at all. The ideal was to emulate the "classical" Greek look of ancient statuary and the older conical shaped stays of the Georgian era didn't do the trick. But soon new corset designs had caught up in "support" of the latest fashions. The corset was worn over the chemise, was typically made of linen, laced in the back, was “boned” for firmness and often had a long wooden or whalebone busk in the front to create the “lift and separate” support necessary for Regency fashions. A lady wearing a proper Regency style corset will likely carry herself with flawless posture.

Gown or Dress:
The gown was at least ankle length and had a very high “empire” waist. Some bodices scooped quite low in front and/or back while others were more moderate. Some had trains in the rear which were pinned up while dancing. The sleeves could be short or wrist length as each style was popular at different times. Even a few sleeveless gowns were seen early in the period. The fabric was usually light in color with solid white being the favorite of the era. Small patterns and vertical stripes were also used. Good fabric choices would be lightweight such as cotton batiste, lightweight cotton muslin or a silk such as charmeuse that isn’t too stiff but has a good “drape” to it. Sometimes a very light semi-transparent overdress was worn on top of the main article. White cotton voile or silk chiffon might be good fabrics for such an option. Trim could be in the form of piping, metallic braid or ribbon.
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GOOGLE "PANTILESS" "KNICKERLESS" TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF PANTIES ... THERE ISN'T ANY ... WEREN'T WORN TILL VERY RECENTLY ... & FOR GOOD REASONS ... HEALTH VERSUS MOIST, WARM, DARK HAVENS FOR GERMS ETC. SUCH AS YEAST

The era spanning from the 1790s to the 1820s saw an emphasis on elegance and simplicity which was motivated by the democratic ideals of the French Republic but which looked back to classical Greece and Rome for its fashion inspiration. Waists were high, the directional emphasis was vertical, and lightweight white fabrics were at the height of fashions which were so simple that the lady of the time often wore only three garments; a chemise, a corset and a gown! This was an incredible contrast to the clothing of preceding and succeeding periods with their horizontal emphases, multiple layers and often heavy fabrics.

Chemise:
The chemise was the only ladies' undergarment used during the era. (Panties would not be developed until the 20th century and pantalets were not in vogue until Victorian times.) The chemise was simply constructed of linen or cotton. In modern terms its appearance was similar to a long blouse or short nightgown.

Corset:
In the early days of the Regency era some women wore tight but lightweight linen stays which had an effect similar to a modern push-up bra while some chose to wear no support at all. The ideal was to emulate the "classical" Greek look of ancient statuary and the older conical shaped stays of the Georgian era didn't do the trick. But soon new corset designs had caught up in "support" of the latest fashions. The corset was worn over the chemise, was typically made of linen, laced in the back, was “boned” for firmness and often had a long wooden or whalebone busk in the front to create the “lift and separate” support necessary for Regency fashions. A lady wearing a proper Regency style corset will likely carry herself with flawless posture.

Gown or Dress:
The gown was at least ankle length and had a very high “empire” waist. Some bodices scooped quite low in front and/or back while others were more moderate. Some had trains in the rear which were pinned up while dancing. The sleeves could be short or wrist length as each style was popular at different times. Even a few sleeveless gowns were seen early in the period. The fabric was usually light in color with solid white being the favorite of the era. Small patterns and vertical stripes were also used. Good fabric choices would be lightweight such as cotton batiste, lightweight cotton muslin or a silk such as charmeuse that isn’t too stiff but has a good “drape” to it. Sometimes a very light semi-transparent overdress was worn on top of the main article. White cotton voile or silk chiffon might be good fabrics for such an option. Trim could be in the form of piping, metallic braid or ribbon.
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GOOGLE ON

"going-commando-the-only-way-to-live'

ABOUT NORMAL
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WHY NOT READ
"Why So Many Women Are Ditching Their Underwear"?
Just GOOGLE on the title (using quotation marks)
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NO DOUBT ABOUT IT WOMEN WERE INVENTED/CREATED BEFORE CLOTHING, WHICH CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO THEIR HEALTH
I Never Wear Underwear, Even on Public Transportation, Even When I Have My Period: Author:Rebecca:Jul18,2013\I don’t understand why anyone wears underwear. I mean, I can conceive of why as a person with a penis you might want to -- it could get stuck in things like train doors or the slats of a beach chair. But as a lady, it’s something I have a hard time wrapping my head around. Because I almost never do. I haven’t for as long as I can remember. I’m pretty sure it started out of laziness, but now as a much-less-lazy adult with a penchant for pretty things, bottom-lingerie is still something I’d rather do without.\“Oh my god,” my friends say when I disclose this intel. “What about when you are wearing a skirt?”\To which I respond, “Whatever man, it’s already a crazy-complex ecosystem happening down there in the bush&beyond -- I doubt a little office-chair-contact is going to fuck it up.”\People also get squicked when they consider the fact that I ride the subway. But let’s be real -- most of the time I don’t get a seat &when I do, it’s not like I’m wearing a lot of micro-minis (my ass does this things where it extends to basically right above my knee, eliminating the things most of you have called "thighs.") For the most part my shit is covered, protecting my parts&protecting you from any&all juices, because I am a model citizen.\Besides, even if your jeans come into contact with some of my crack/slit sweat, I doubt it’s the worst thing you’ve rubbed up against on public transportation. I once watched a drunk guy pee onto the floor&run so quickly between cars to hurl that he threw up on the door while careening into it&then fell back down into his own pee. Just as a “for example.”\I don’t wear underwear because I hate it. I hate how it makes me sweat, no matter what the fabric, cut, or style. I hate how it loves to sneak into my asshole uninvited. I hate how even the ones that fit right enhance my muffin top. Not to mention, modern underwear doesn’t flatter the bush-having among us. It make me look like my vagina is a wearing a tiny spandex hat.\Sure, there’s underwear with a more generous cut. This also tends to be the underwear that can double as a strapless bathing suit, or even better, serve as a parachute were I ever to find myself in a position of unexpectedly jumping from a plane. I hate feeling so restricted.\What about during my period, I hear you ask? Mostly no! Mostly still no! If anything I’m even more anti-drawers during my monthlies. That shit gets to stankin’ &keeping it hidden away to sweat&bleed in a little nether-tent only makes it worse.\To be fair, at night during my moon blood time, I shall don a pair of the gigantics. But this is only because I am tired of buying new sheets&have a tendency to re-enact both the elevator scene from "The Shining"&the part in "The God-father" when dude finds a horse head in his bed overnight. Even so, slapping on a pad to the adult-sized-lady-panties&pairing it with a super tampon seem to simply provide more material for me to bloody. It’s much easier to clean off your ass&legs than it is to haul your private woman shame down to the laundry so that the all&sundry might bear witness.\My parents have tried to intervention me several times. My dad, not a yelling guy, once screamed in a way I’d only ever seen Al Pacino do, when I confessed that no, I was not wearing underwear one day in sixth grade. They probably thought I was a secret sex pervert.\My mom tried to make the prospect of underwear wearing (underwearing, perhaps) alluring to me by buying me a set of blue silk underpants. I hated them&their itchy lace bands with the fire of my soul&at age 10, wore them only so that they might serve as the hilarious punchline to a joke I’d been working on about “blue moons.” \Admittedly, now that I’ve got some jeans that I have not purchased for less than $10, I will wear underpants. Because, you know, odors amassing over time. (Oh my god I am a monster). Still, on the days I do this, I am totally aware that I am in a vaguely worse mood than I could be if I were going commando. I’m basically one step away from being Zach Galifianakis in that Tim&Eric Vodka ad, bellow/crying “IT’S TOO HOT!”\You might think I am the most disgusting person on the planet &that is your right. Having conceded this point, I’d now like to share something that might sway you back toward me on this one: I have never gotten a yeast infection. Never. Not once. Never, never, never. Is this because I am always airing my bits? I don’t know. I am not made of science. But it is a fact, all the same. Don’t believe me? I shall put you in touch with gynos present&past!&verily, do I rest my case.
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Also, if u have any doubt that pantiless/knickerless is more popular (or at last more popular to admit/ discuss/ promote in a world of selling un-wanted, un-healthy "under" things) GOOGLE on

Why I don't wear underwear
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It seems that I’ve been Sharon Van Winkle, snoozing for years and suddenly waking to a world where a lot of women have ditched their underwear. Commando appears to be en vogue and some of my girlfriends, people in my 45-54 demographic, are choosing to go sans panties.
The chorus of advice I’ve been hearing, “Go Commando.”
Even though it wasn’t advice I’d sought, I couldn’t help considering the directive.
I grew up with Brooke Shields. I didn’t know her personally, but we were two years apart in age, we both grew up in New Jersey, we both sported bushy eyebrows on our adolescent faces. In 1980, Brooke asked, “Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins?” and then she answered, “Nothing.” It was effective advertising, because I took to buying Calvin Klein underwear.
Flash forward a few decades and though my preferred brand has changed I wear underwear. All. The. Time. I’m a big fan of Soma’s bikini Vanishing Edge underwear so there is nothing granny about my panties. They’re my daily accessory.
Sharon Van Winkle discovered that’s not the case for everyone.
During the past year, three different friends have given me their undie-busting advice. Panty-Raider Number One told me to stop wearing them altogether, but especially when I run. I’m an avid runner, have run marathons, and I warily listened to her rationale of no visible panty lines with exercise shorts.
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Flash forward a few decades and though my preferred brand has changed I wear underwear. All. The. Time. I'm a big fan of Soma's bikini Vanishing Edge underwear so there is nothing granny about my panties. They're my daily accessory.

Sharon Van Winkle discovered that's not the case for everyone.

During the past year, three different friends have given me their undie-busting advice. Panty-Raider Number One told me to stop wearing them altogether, but especially when I run. I'm an avid runner, have run marathons, and I warily listened to her rationale of no visible panty lines with exercise shorts.

Recently, I've taken up biking. A month ago, I bought bike shorts, which are super-comfy and like riding with a mattress in my pants. After pedaling fifteen to twenty miles, that's a good thing. Panty-Raider Number Two advised me to stop wearing underwear with my bike shorts. It was a suggestion she'd been given when she started biking. She tried it, she liked it. I haven't tried it.

On a not-long-ago shopping trip, Panty-Raider Number Three and I were wandering through a high-end boutique when she whispered, "I have underwear in my purse in case I try on pants."

I stopped short between racks of designer jeans. "Why are they in your purse and not on your body?" Of course, I should have whispered my response, but surprise trumped volume control.

She spoke quietly, "I almost never wear underwear."

"Almost never?"

She nodded. "It's more comfortable. You should go commando."

It may be that the third time's the charm, but I still wasn't convinced that trashing my knickers was something I wanted to do. I needed more information.

First, I took a rudimentary survey of 10 girlfriends who were all around my age. The result: At least on occasion -- exercise being the predominant occasion -- 60 percent of these ladies went commando. In 2015, I of course turned to the Internet and Google to round out my research. A number of articles touted the health benefits of commando life. An article at Elite Daily listed things like comfort and feeling sexy as reasons for turning your body into a no-underwear zone.

I didn't need an article to point out potential economic benefits. Some brands are pricey. Swearing off underwear could pad my wallet, though not lift my butt.
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and I warily listened to her rationale of no visible panty lines with exercise shorts.
Recently, I’ve taken up biking. A month ago, I bought bike shorts, which are super-comfy and like riding with a mattress in my pants. After pedaling fifteen to twenty miles, that’s a good thing. Panty-Raider Number Two advised me to stop wearing underwear with my bike shorts. It was a suggestion she’d been given when she started biking. She tried it, she liked it. I haven’t tried it.
On a not-long-ago shopping trip, Panty-Raider Number Three and I were wandering through a high-end boutique when she whispered, “I have underwear in my purse in case I try on pants.”
I stopped short between racks of designer jeans. “Why are they in your purse and not on your body?” Of course, I should have whispered my response, but surprise trumped volume control.
She spoke quietly, “I almost never wear underwear.”
“Almost never?”
She nodded. “It’s more comfortable. You should go commando.”
It may be that the third time’s the charm, but I still wasn’t convinced that trashing my knickers was something I wanted to do. I needed more information.
First, I took a rudimentary survey of 10 girlfriends who were all around my age. The result: At least on occasion — exercise being the predominant occasion — 60 percent of these ladies went commando. In 2015, I of course turned to the Internet and Google to round out my research. A number of articles touted the health benefits of commando life. An article at Elite Daily listed things like comfort and feeling sexy as reasons for turning your body into a no-underwear zone.
I didn’t need an article to point out potential economic benefits. Some brands are pricey. Swearing off underwear could pad my wallet, though not lift my butt.
I chewed on all the well-intentioned advice from friends and the information I found online. Most of those I’d queried leaned toward ditching their underwear before exercising. Using that as my guide, I tried going commando for two of my runs. I didn’t like it, preferring an extra layer between the world, my spandex and my sweaty self. And though I’m not a stage performer, after Lenny Kravitz’s in concert commando-wardrobe malfunction, I think underwear is a key piece of clothing—for women and “dudes”. #penisgate
For now, I’m leaving the commando lifestyle to others. Lucky for me, a few weeks ago Soma had a buy-three-get-two-free underwear sale.
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FROM HISTORY-HISTORY LESSON101:The Evolution of Underwear\Peter the Great, visiting Paris in 1717, was riding down a crowded street when a woman slipped and fell in front of his horse. The czar, intently watching the pretty Parisienne scissor and squirm out of danger, observed with some delight: "The gates of Paradise are open."\What's interesting is not that that particular French woman didn't wear any underwear, but that almost no French women at the time wore any underwear that would have blocked the czar's view. Or any English women. Or any German women. Or any American women.\It amazes us (or at least me) to learn that women for the first five thousand years of Western civilization wore nothing between their legs beyond their natural chinchilla. "Until the late 18th century, [women's] underwear consisted only of smocks or shifts, stays [i.e., corsets] and the highly important petticoats of all kinds," harrumphs The History of Underclothes by Willet and Cunnington. But nothing between the legs.\It seems fairly mind-boggling to consider millions of women for thousands of years with no garment snugly covering their Delta. Sure, they generally wore very long dresses, but why not any close-fitting underwear?\Yeast infections and crab lice, among other reasons, argue authors Janet and Peter Phillips in their masterful article, History From Below: Women's Underwear and the Rise of Women's Sports. "Pre-20th century women had to do without knickers and the like because of the perpetual threat of thrush [i.e., yeast infection]," state the British authors. "Since the vagina is naturally warm and moist, any covering increasing the temperature will put out a welcome mat to thrush," they contend, pointing out that yester-year's lower standards of personal hygiene, due to lack of indoor running water, would have greatly promoted thrush and lice.\Near Eastern women who did bathe more frequently than their European sisters did wear trousers or "harem pants," sometimes under skirts. And it's speculated that during the Renaissance, these garments were imported into Europe and gradually adapted into drawers, i.e., loose-fitting under-trousers, with ribbons to "draw" them tight at the waist and the legs. But these imported strange items (considered masculine and somehow perverse) never caught on with working-class women, who could still squat and pee in an alleyway.\In fact, almost the only French women in the 1700s who wore drawers did so by law. A ballerina in 1727 got her skirt caught on a piece of stage scenery. Her exposure led to the passage of a police regulation in Paris that "no actress or dancer should appear on stage without drawers."
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Let Her Breathe: Why I Wish I Could Go Without Panties
July 22, 2014 ‐ By Renay Alize

Read what others are saying, doing & wishing for
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try GOOGLING on

The women who say the key to good health is NOT wearing
knickers: It sounds extraordinary but the evidence may surprise you
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I knew a woman once who couldn't wear undergarments without getting a bad case of thrush. Didn't matter if they were cotton, lace, or other - she wore underwear, she got thrush.
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Seems to me getting thrush, etc. is exactly what one would expect from "panty-prison" & fashion slavery! indeed, pantiless has a lot of advantages & makes the most sense!!!
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FROM THE INTERNET hooray for fresh air, sunshine & no germs collected all day "down there" ... & inside:

""honeybee808 • 2 years ago
i love going commando! it's so freeing i don't even think about wearing draws anymore.
the only time i may put some on is if the skirt i'm wearing blows easily in the wind (and my period),
but other than that,
''i love being free!''

Seems that pantiless is normal and natural, & has been for all but very recent times ... a lot of 'drawers' & sanitary belts in "fashion" were appropriate before TAMPONS but now TAMPONS are safe clean & available, panties/ thongs/ g-strings/ etc. are "passe" --- clothing that really serve any useful purpose & indeed are hazards to your health & comfort -- they just trap 7 collect germs & disease)!
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Indeed pantiless is becoming lot more ... if what's called "panties" these days gets any smaller, they will serve no function at all & disappear altogether ... saving a lot of spending money for outerwear ... & saving a lot of visits to the gynecologist to treat yeast infections & other "panty-caused" diseases down there. It seems the main purpose of "bloomers" is to restrict/injure women's ability to enjoy good health, movement & freedom on the job market (as well as in competing with men elsewhere, such as in sports).
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It would appear that pantiless (and thong-less, G-string-less, bloomer-less and just plain back-to-Mother Nature) are very much a return to comfort health and economy. So spend your money on outerwear not underwear, unless you live in a very cold climate ... then go for long Johns and "union suits" not panties that cover practically nothing and contribute mainly to thrush & other germs taking up housekeeping between your legs! Read "Pantiless in NYC" on that score as well as "Ditch Your Panties." Also read up on fashion history/ History of "Unmentionables" and there's even a Museum of Menstruation!
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TO: "hotchickie81"
who wrote in "I couldn't go without, though thongs are pretty close to nothing! lol"

Try it & go commando consistently, perhaps a bit at a time, & it's a good bet that once you get used to it & feel comfortable with it, you'll never go back to G-strings, thongs, panties, or any other germ traps .... nor anything butt clean fresh air & sunshine ( and freedom from yeast & other consequences of having a warm, wet, dark place to cultivate discomfort & diseases)
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from the Internet- What's "Normal"? WIFL - whatever I feel like ... this is America, this is a free world ... as long as it doesn't harm anyone else, I can pretty much do & wear (or better yettt, not wear) whatever I like ... & "free" "clear" & 'unobstructed" is what Mother Nature intended instead of panties collecting dark, moist, hot places for germs & whatever else under my skirt or whatever! Now that's really really FUN much easier to "squat & pee" in an emergency or privacy or the woods!!!

Meredith Vieira Admits She Still Doesn't Wear Underwear, Is the Ladies' Answer to Jon Hamm November 20, 2014 @ 1:40 PM By Rose Walano Meredith Vieira admits to More magazine that she still doesn't like to wear underwear! Read more from her interview here. Credit: Ari Michelson/More Commander Commando!\\Back when Meredith Vieira was a co-host on The View in 2006, she revealed to the audience that she does not like to wear underwear. 8 years later, the former Today Show host is finally explaining her breezy decision.\\"I always thought, 'Why bother?'" Vieira, 60, reveals inside the December/January 2015 issue of More magazine. "I've always been a pretty open book, for better or worse."\\That doesn't mean that she's always going completely free. "If it's pantyhose, it's built in.&in the summer I wear leotards," Vieira explains to the mag, for which she posed in a tulle Brunello Cucinelli dress&studded heels.\Thinking back to her time on the morning show, then-anchored by Barbara Walters, Vieira recalls, "I would say the craziest things [on The View]&people would look at me like, 'Oh my God, what are you talking about?' I'd be screaming out, 'I DON'T WEAR UNDERWEAR!' It was like something was the matter with me." But she adds, "I liked it. It was really, really fun."
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AN AGE OLD TRADITION IN THE ARDENNES
For me …. I can only repeat myself. I am a nudist girl, grow up with all day nudity, never had a thought about wearing panties. Mum never bought any for me. It was just normal, I was nude or I had a short dress on or a short skirt. Although wearing no panties for girls was an age old tradition in the Ardennes - where I lived - and northern France. Same with socks or stockings. I got my first socks as I went to school without panties.
Of course I knew that other girls in our village lived in the same tradition as I did. But I also knew that families that moved to our village - and did not have this tradition - did not automatically start living without panties. It even was and is in the villages here a constant reason that there is a kind of separation between the traditionalists and the newbies - but these kinds of separation are as traditional in Belgium as the tradition itself. You may know about the problems in Belgium that occur due to the 3 languages that are spoken here.
So I very well knew that some other girls wore panties, and of course I tried out a panty some times. But it just felt funny on my skin, not to say, that I did not like at all that it felt so warm under my dress, and made me sweaty.
But at the same time, for boys in our village, it was as normal that most girls did not wear panties. The opposite, of what we read here, was the case. They were curious to see the panties !! And laugh about them.
In my pre-teen years I of course noticed that “newbie”-boys tried to get a glimpse under my skirt, and I must admit that it was for a while fun to tease these boys.
But it never was arousing for me just to know I don’t wear panties. It just was normal. I never felt the urge to intentionally flash my bare pussy to someone. And as a nudist I did not care a bit if someone would occasionally see my butt cheeks. Not the least of all, because I have a very nice butt!
Of course I always was and am aware that I do not wear a panty. Meanwhile I also am aware that my life style bears a certain kind of risk - at least if I leave the surroundings of our village and go into the bigger cities. There is rather little understanding for a girl not wearing panties, and it is true, that it is often seen as a fact that you are a slutty girl. That is the reason that I wear jeans if I go to Liege or Verviers or some times to Bruxelles.
It is rather amazing, that just 20 kilometers from our village, just over the german border, things are quite different. From what I know from my female German friends, going pantyless is a real hype. I would say that about 70 percent of the girls between 12 and 16 go pantyless. Not so much at the schools, because it is forbidden at the public schools, but like elsewhere in Catholic schools the percentage will well be 50%.
Like in Belgium, in Germany also hardly any girl that goes pantyless, will keep her pubic hair. Long live the smooth hairless pubis!! Skinny Tiff Tagged:#experiences
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The women who say the key to good health is NOT wearing
knickers: It sounds extraordinary but the evidence may surprise you
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GOOGLE on "Why I Don't Wear Underwear" for a good idea what's happening and how women are "wising up" to being practical, comfortable and most of all, healthy ... also free from dictates and disease! Down with (and off) with panties, permanently. With, "trust your tampon" modern conveniences, panties are a "part" without a function, unless you are enduring very cold weather ... Panties "off"!!!
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--from the internet--
GOOGLE on this if you're interested in freedom from panti-prison and worse yet yeast infections galore:


""Christina Aguilera recently caught our attention when she talked about how much she hates wearing underwear. Going pantyless is "empowering," she confessed. "I like to be as free as possible at all times."

""Stepping out sans panties is a frisky fashion move more and more chicks like Christina are daring to try. But it's not exactly a new trend; some of history's hottest sex goddesses, such as Cleopatra and Jean Harlow, reportedly went au naturel beneath their clothes. If you want in on the no-panties movement, read on.""






























Commando Perks

Skipping your undies has practical advantages. First, you eliminate that dreaded wardrobe woe, visible panty lines. Second, you'll never do an emergency load of laundry because you've run out of clean underwear. Plus, briefs and thongs can be icky sweat magnets.

But it's also about reveling in your sexy side. "Not wearing panties is risqué; you get a naughty rush knowing you're so exposed," explains Los Angeles clinical sexologist Ava Cadell, PhD. Removing the barrier that shields your intimate anatomy makes you more in touch with your innate sensuality, she adds.
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Normal? - pantiless isn't just normal, as in "what-ever-u-like is best", it's healthy, delightful, economical ... in short, what Mother Nature (and Adam & Eve) started out with ... GOOGLE/read "Why I Don't Wear Underwear" for starters!!! Makes a person wonder how women ever put "up" with having knickers, etc. imposed on them by the fashion industry (and Big Fashion's multi-billion dollar BUSINESS profits) in the first place!!! At the very, very least, get rid of cheese-wire G-strings and thongs for starters and keep eliminating right down to no-nothing between your self and clean, fresh air and sunshine rather than dark, moist places for germs (and other crud) to set up housekeeping!
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FROM THE INTERNET:

""Ruth Turner · Human Services Worker at Independant Contractor
I had a vein specialist tell me that panties decrese circulation to the legs, making it more likely to develop vericose veins.""

Many experts agree, panties r hazardous 2 your health (and comfort, budget ... among other hazards, easily prevented)

Saves on the laundry as well
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As more and more women r "coming out" of "panty prison" into fresh air & sunshine and freedom from yeast infections and worse "down there" where there should b no noting and au naturel, it seems that wearing panties, G-strings is going out of style completely ... the sooner the better!!!
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From The Internet Quote:
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nood - check this site - www.freevote.com/booth/panty - it might not be exactly accurate, but according to a high school, voluntary survey, taken by a teacher who is a family friend, the ratio of girls who gp pantyless & those who wear the damn things is just about 50/50 - most interesting. I've gone pantyless since age 13 & have never tried a thong, but understand they are very uncomfortable. They did have g-strings in the days before I started going pantyless full time & they weren't uncomfortable to me, but there is nothing that feels as good as a bare, uncovered pussy, under your dress. Really, most of my friends go pantyless.


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no panties are best September 5 2003, 7:15 PM

i agree, i too have gone knickerless since 14 - love the feel of fresh air on my pussy, feel so sexy. Would love to hear from other girls/women who do same.
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2 commando or not 2 commando? That is the question Shakespeare should have asked, 4 it would have
saved women’s magazines years upon years of anguish&debate over whether or not we should suffocate our lady bits in strangling contraptions better known as “underwear” or if we should just let them B.
There are common misconceptions about going commando. Some see it as bad 4 your sexual health. Some see it as an indication you’re promiscuous&others see it as a weird publicity stunt 2 gasp at (see: Britney Spears, circa 2010).
But, at the end of the day, going commando is not nearly as big of a deal as we all think it is, mainly because U don’t really have 2 tell a single person you’re doing it. In fact, more women should embrace it.
Here’s why. 1. It’s comfortable. - The number one reason U should go commando is that it’s, honestly, really comfortable. It’s just you, your vagina&your pants getting 2 know each other better, hanging out like old friends, sipping glasses of wine.
2. There are no links between going commando&contracting infections. It might feel like your bare vagina rubbing right up against the inside of your pants would create a perfect breeding ground 4 bacteria, but that idea has long been debunked. Dr. Gillian Dean, Planned Parenthood New York City’s associate medical director of clinical research&training, told The Village Voice there’s no scientific research suggesting a direct correlation between going commando &contracting infections like bacterial vaginosis or yeast infections.
3. Going commando can actually help prevent infections. If U have lots of itching&irritation down there, gyne-cologists actually recommend U skip wearing underwear. On her blog, gynecologist “Dr. Kate” has found doing so really will decrease those feelings of discomfort. If U can’t find it in U 2 ditch underwear during the day, try doing it at night.
Vaginas are already moist&hairy, so adding a layer of suffocation (in the form of underwear) can actually make things worse. Dr. Alyssa Dweck, M.D., told Shape magazine if your vagina is constantly covered, more moisture collects down there, which cultivates an ideal environment 4 yeast growth. And since the risk of yeast infections among humans has actually been increasing, it might B a good idea 2 start going commando ASAP.
4. No VPL -- We’ve all seen the phenomenon: A woman in tight, light-colored pants who forgets her purple granny panties are visible through her ass — in color, shape &outline — 2 the whole world. Could someone really b that unaware? There’s nothing more embarrassing than that dreaded VPL (Visible Panty Line), but when U go commando, you’ll never, ever have 2 worry about it. Exercise caution, though: U aren’t safe from camel toes.
5. No wedgies -- Ever find yourself digging out a wedgie deeper than you’d dig 4 gold? Going commando means never again having 2 sneak away from a social situation 2 claw around inside your butt. If that right there isn’t enough of a reason, I don’t know what is.
6. When U actually need 2 go commando, you’ll already B used 2 it. In your life, U might wear something 2 require U 2 go commando&there’s no better way 2 prepare 4 that moment than going commando all the time.
Take a look at some of these celebrities whose dresses with impractical cut-outs forced them 2 forgo underwear 4 a fancy event. For those women who’d previously been uninitiated into the commando lifestyle, I’m sure having 2 do so was intimidating. But 4 those who were used 2 it, it was probably just another day. Back in high school, I wore a clingy, white, floor-length dress 4 senior prom that, if I wasn’t 17 at the time, I probably would have gone commando in. If U asked me 2 wear that same dress now, U can bet your ass I would not wear any underwear. I’d just get a really good bikini wax instead.
7. You’ll feel sexier. - Sure, some girls feel sexy in a matching lace lingerie set, but what’s sexier&more risqué than being fully naked under those jeans? And that little secret U have with yourself will totally up your confidence when U talk 2 coworkers, professors, friends&the guy U have a crush on.
8. Your man will definitely find it sexy. - Maybe your relationship needs a little excitement in the sexual department, or, hey, maybe you&your boyfriend already f*ck like wild animals&you just want 2 make things even more interesting.
Let your boyfriend know you’re not wearing any underwear&watch his lust 4 U skyrocket. You can up the ante by whispering it in his ear in a public place where he can’t do anything about it just yet, like at a party. You will officially become the only thing on his mind all night.
9. Your pants will fit better - Are there certain pairs of underwear U can’t wear with certain pairs of pants because they make your pants fit differently? I can’t wear full-coverage underwear with so many of my jeans; the underwear adds just enough extra thickness, making my jeans 2 tight. I feel much better in my jeans when I wear a thong or, better yet,
when I go commando. If U went commando more often, you’d never have 2 worry about what kind of underwear U have 2 wear 4 specific pants. And U probably could afford 2 buy jeans in smaller sizes, which obviously would feel awesome.
10. You’ll feel random bursts of pleasure throughout the day. - Having the seam of your pants run right along your vagina can create some interesting sensations throughout the day. This will especially happen if you’re wearing jeans, where the
stitching is so thick, fidgeting around in a chair can rub U the wrong — or, ahem, right — way 2 make U feel a little unexpected warmth down there. When this happens, smile subtly 2 yourself&embrace it. It’s a day-maker 4 sure.
11. Sometimes, it’s just necessary [&appropriate] If you’ve run out of clean underwear&you’re 2 lazy 2 do a wash, do not
even think about going back in your dirty hamper&fetching a used pair. Instead, just go commando. There’s no better time 2 start th
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