A kiss is described as an act of showing love. Have you ever been kissed ceremonial or affectionate, soft or sensuous, raw or passionately? A kiss can be planted anytime and on any part of the body. Have you been kissed on the face, the lips or the hands, the neck or the small of your back? Have you been kissed on the back of your knee? Has a kiss made you tingled on the inside?
Researchers say oxytocin levels rose only in the males [while kissing], whereas it decreased in the females, after either kissing or talking while holding hands. They concluded that females … might, for example, need a more romantic atmosphere than the experimental setting. … Cortisol levels dropped for both sexes no matter the form of intimacy, a hint that kissing does in fact reduce stress. [Source: Go ahead and start kissing!]
The kiss discharges chemicals that transmit tactile sensations, sexual excitement, feelings of closeness, motivation and even euphoria. Passionate kisses lock two humans together in an exchange of scents and secrets.
We kiss furtively, lasciviously, gently, shyly, hungrily and exuberantly. We kiss in broad daylight and in the dead of night.
Up to thirteen cranial nerves affect the cerebral function. Five of those are at work when we kiss, transporting messages from our lips, tongue, cheeks and nose to a brain that grabs information about the temperature, taste, smell and movements of the entire affair.
Popular Kisses: [Types of Kisses and their meaning]
The French Kiss – The French is considered most popular romantic kiss. A kiss is named ‘French kiss’ when a person’s tongue touches another person’s tongue. This is why it is also known as tongue kissing. This type of kiss is very easy to execute but it may take years to master.
Lingering Lip Kiss – This is a closed mouth kiss that lasts for more than 20 seconds. The tongue is not involved in this kiss. Lingering lip kisses involve the lips only. This kiss serves as an indication of deep love.
The Single-Lip Kiss – This type of kiss involves gently sucking another person’s lip. To give your partner a single-lip kiss, you have to take any one of their lips sandwiched between yours and suck gently. If done in the correct manner, this kiss can send a strong romantic signal to you partner.
The Biting Kiss – This is an open mouthed kiss that incorporates the tongue just like the French kiss. The only difference between this kiss and the French kiss is the fact that the teeth are also put into use. The teeth gently grab your partners tongue as you kiss.
The Hand Kiss – It is given by gently grasping someone’s hand by the fingers and kissing the back side. The hand kiss demonstrates respect, adoration and kindness.
Your kiss is on my lips…
New kiss experiment…try it today
- Place 4 Hershey kisses in your mouth (plain or peanut) …hint…they will begin to melt. Do not chew them.
- Place 4 kisses in your partner’s mouth
- Kiss until they are completely melted.
- Remember you can’t chew them until they are almost entirely melted.
Warning – the size of your mouth determines how many Hershey kisses you can accommodate. Chew the kiss if your start to choke.
Tell us about the experiment.