Humans pucker up for all kinds of reasons. We kiss for love, for luck, to say hello and goodbye. Pressing your lips against someone else and, in some cases, swapping saliva?
I've never written about a book that could be characterized as happy. They seem to be few and far between in the world of serious literature, which sometimes seems to be composed strictly of books praised as "haunting" and "deeply necessary. They focus on the discipline of delight and the practice of pleasure, and on reclaiming those emotions while immiserated under capitalism, racism, misogyny, and homophobia.
His lips were so soft, he applied the right amount of pressure, and smelled so insanely good. He was quiet and shy; I was loud and crazy. The kiss changed everything for me.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. If you've never stopped to ponder the deep psychological ramifications of your answer, fear not: U. They have discovered, in research published in last month's issue of Evolutionary Psychology, that a kiss is definitely not just a kiss.
By Petra Boynton. I hate it. It is a huge turn off for me.
A first kiss can be an exciting and a nerve-wracking experience, but having a partner you trust and are comfortable with can help ease a lot of this anxiety. This guide provides simple tips, tricks, and pointers to kissing that will make all the difference and keep your partner coming back for more. This guide will also address common myths about kissing and the benefits of kissing.
Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80m bacteria during a passionate ten-second kiss; a finding that makes puckering up seem cringe-worthy — and downright unsanitary at the start of cold and flu season. And the science behind this behaviour reveals that along with all of those germs, we share plenty of benefits with a partner as well. Kissing is not all about bacterial exchange or romance.
Has the kissing waned in your relationship? Do you cringe when you see your aunt coming in for a big kiss at family functions? It may be time to pucker up!
It was a gorgeously lazy Sunday afternoon, and I felt cozy tucked into my friend Sara's Brooklyn Heights apartment. Sophie, a striking girl with shiny black hair, blue eyes the exact color of worn denim and dramatic alabaster skin, was lamenting to us that she can't seem to go out for a night on the town without salaciously locking lips on the dance floor with at least three different men. I will kiss him, but I will wretch. When I'm shagging, I can just shut my eyes and get on with it," confessed posh little Amanda, a petite, proper, private-school-educated year-old trust-fund child.