Kissing psychology. What does each kiss mean?

Psychologists believe people who kiss a lot are very healthy as during the caress our organism produces endorphins – happiness hormones, the immunity grows, the number of breath ins and outs rises causing a more active arterial flow to the lungs. 38 muscles on your face work, which is a good substitution of gymnastics and a face massage help to unwrinkle your face, your metabolism activates and you burn calories. What does a simple 20-second morning smooch mean to you? It will make your body produce adrenalin and create a positive mood for the whole day. Is it all only about physical health? Definitely far more than that.

A kiss has its own International day, which is celebrated in July. It first appeared in Great Britain and is now observed in many cities around the world. The festive events include amusing competitions like “The most unusual smacker”, “The most sensitive osculation”, “The longest smooch”, etc. In Ukraine we do celebrate it as well, on the sixth of July. Usually in our city it takes place on a big square. There is a competition among couples for the most romantic, longest and passionate kiss. It is always fun and brings positive atmosphere around. Especially youngsters love this holiday, it is very exciting for them. Some cultures are open for that, some of them are more discreet. In France people are very passionate, it is country of love. Maybe that’s why the most well-known sexual kiss is “French”. Meaning of a french kiss is maximum passion and physical attraction. It also matters whether you do it with your eyes open or closed. In the first case (eyes open), you are not confident and try to watch and check the reaction. In the second case (eyes closed) partners fully give in to the process and by closing their eyes they reinforce the senses and sensitivity. Don`t be surprised if French person greets you by kissing 4 times on the cheek. It is equal to Italy. Italians are passionate too and are going to give you the same number of greeting as French. But in Arabic countries people are more reserved because of religion and different upbringing. Greeting on the cheek between men is absolutely normal but you won`t see it between a man and a woman, it is taboo for people who see each other for the first time. Also it is a bit reserved in Germany, Switzerland and Netherlands. So you should be careful while travelling or visiting your friends in other countries. What seems normal for your culture maybe inappropriate somewhere else.

Meaning of kiss on the cheek is nowadays a routine way to say “hi” to your friend, relative, or other people you know well. Still, if a person in love gives such a peck, it could mean the desire to become closer.

So what do we know about this sensitive and intimate process? Psychologists say it has its own language, which tells you about a person’s intentions, and after the first embrace, it’s possible to understand how your relationship will develop.

Believe it or not, but there are more than 100 different types of kisses each one has a special meaning. In this article, I offer you to look at the most common ones together.

A buss on the hand is nowadays a bit old-fashioned, which makes it even more romantic. It used to be a formal gesture to greet a woman. However, now it is a sign of attention, courtesy, or even affection, which is more than just love.

Kissing a wrist is sexual and revealing. Moreover, psychologists also think it might be a sign of the intention to bring the partner into subjection.

What does a kiss on the forehead mean? A peck on the forehead is a patronal one, like maternal or paternal, expressing care. It would be typical if one of the partners (usually a man) is much older than the other. But in Arabic countries it is also very traditional between opposite sexes. My girlfriend is a resident of Arabic city and is dating a local guy. For her it was a bit awkward to receive a kiss on the forehead from him the first time, but then he explained it is a sign of a respect to a woman, they do it this way, now she even likes it and always waits for that.

Kissing on the nose expressing tenderness and liking is given to a person you like. It shows you trust your lover.

Kisses on the lips show both passion and desire. It is a way of saying “I like you”, “We have had a good time together”. Such a kind of embrace is typical of people who do not like saying a lot about their feelings.

Generally the lip kiss is very intimate and could be shy, tender, tremulous, passionate, and even demanding and have different levels of passion. A too aggressive one means the lack of self-confidence and a wish to assert oneself. It depends on the temper and intentions of the person. Most often, the partner wants a close relationship and is ready for that.

A neck touch shows the desire to seduce. It is likely to be made by an experienced lover, who wants to excite a woman, knowing that her neck is one of the erogenous zones. How to kiss a neck? Definitely you wouldn`t do it in public place or in a restaurant. It is very intimate and usually happens when only two of you are present.

A kiss on the ear is an attempt to involve a person into a love game and is seen as part of the foreplay. It is a seducing trick, if you are on such level of your relationship when you can sexually tease each other, it is one of tools how to turn the woman on.

A sudden smackeroo is the most romantic one and is a sign of strong passion.

What is the meaning of butterfly kisses? When you get the most pleasure, must probably you are in love with the person, you feel pleasant tickles which make you the happiest person in the world.

You will rarely see a kiss on the stomach, it can be a part of sexual connection, when you explore your woman`s body or if your wife is pregnant, a man may do it in a sign of adoration and respect of a future child.

There are many different ways of kissing and now you know more about the meaning of kisses.

  1. Who has to make the first step?
  2. The one, who wants it more! If you are just at the beginning of your affair, it is OK that you both hesitate. There is no need to start with the “French”, you could begin with light lip-touch of the cheek and the corners of the mouth, which will let you move to the next level.

  3. How to understand it is the right moment? Definitely it is not the beginning of the date, get to know each other a bit and make yourself comfortable with a person, it will come naturally.
  4. What should I do?
    • Hug and look into the eyes;
    • Touch shoulders or hair;
    • Give a peck on the cheek;
    • Sit closer and look at the lips;
    • Make a nice compliment.

    Is the same happening to the person next to you? Then that’s the moment.

  5. What things shouldn’t I do?
    • Be persistent;
    • Practice all the techniques simultaneously;
    • Be arrogant if you are experienced. It is not a lecture or a performance to teach or to judge.
    • Try to make everything perfect, like in the book or the film you watched. You’ve got your own story, so create your own unique story.