Am I the only person in this country who doesn't like getting a massage? I know I must sound like a nut job to most of you because everyone I know raves about massages and how relaxing they are and how much they love getting massages.
Well, for me, I find it very difficult to relax when laying on a table half nekkid letting some random stranger rub me down. I actually tense up more.
The whole thing just bugs me. From the time you walk in, you have to pay an exhorbitant amount of money and then they expect you to like take off all your clothes and walk around in a bathrobe and then if you want to get into the hot tub or sauna or whatever, you are supposed to do it nekkid. That's another thing that bothers me. I'm not a fan of public nudity. So, walking around nekkid in front of other people makes me extremely uncomfortable. And then, I never know whether I'm supposed to wear underwear or strip completely down when I lay on the table and then I'm so uneasy when the person is touching me and rubbing me. UGH. The whole thing just makes me sick to my stomach.
And then, you have to pay a ton of money for the actual massage and then you have to tip them too. I never even know how much I'm supposed to tip. And, for me to be more stressed out when I leave, sort of defeats the purpose.
I'm also not a big fan of nudity in general. I never walk around the house nekkid. I don't sleep nekkid. In fact, I usually wear a long t-shirt and sweats when I'm sleeping.
Am I complete basket case? All of my friends rave about how great they feel when they get massages and they have like reguarlar appointments and they go all the time. This is one luxury that I'll pass on.
What do you guys think?