Our expert says:
If this is how he was brought up from an early age, it's not necessarily a problem that he continues to do this. The real problem is your discomfort when he is natural and unself-conscious about his nudity, and you are uneasy about it.
Maybe he has focussed on you because his step father is not so close and apparently much less interested in him. He seems to keep well within normal family behaviours - at least he's not wandering nude round the super-market, but limiting his behaviour to ordinary circumstances in the home. TO him, it may seem that you are over-reacting, almost like asking him to wear shorts while taking a bath.
The boy is not doing anything wrong - and you risk teaching him to feel bad about himself and his body, and to believe that the human body is dirty or wrong. Rather have a calm family discussion about how, as one grows more mature, as he is doing, one usually reduces one's degree of exposure to others, even within the family.
And if you continue to feel so strongly about it, consider seeing a counsellor yourself, as it soudns as though you may have very relevant issues about mother-son relationships and nudity
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