I have not worn a bathing suit in public since I was probably 12 or 13, even with my friends. But if I did I think I would love the beach.
Originally Posted by FloatyTheFish

Don't miss out on life because you don't want to be seen in a bathing suit. Find a style that gives you the desired coverage and get out there. No one really cares anyway. They make clothing nowadays that is very quick-drying (called supplex) and you can get it in tops, bottoms, long sleeves, long pants, shorts, whatever. There's no reason to stay away from the beach or swimming.
Originally Posted by RedCatWaves
I agree. You can also go to less crowded and small beaches at first to get used to be 'bare' in public. It took me a while to get used to in beginning too.