If you are reading this article you are most likely worried about having your first kiss. Many teens worry about their very first proper kiss so I have wrote this article in hope that it may comfort and help you.
Worries about Kissing
You may be worried about kissing for the very first time as the only time you may have kissed someone may have been on your cheek or upon theirs.
The best advice I think is not to worry at all as kissing comes naturally. There is no such thing as "a great kisser" as your friends may make some people out to be. The majority of people kiss in the same ways as everyone else does although there are a few ways to kiss and types of kisses which I will write about now in a moment.
There is however a "bad kisser" and that is someone who tends not to brush their teeth at all before kissing, uses tongues when not appropriate or forcefully and as long as you stay away from that you should be fine.
Peck on the cheek -
This is a basic kiss where no lips meet, there are no open mouths and is a simple kiss which is usually associated with friendship or between family members.
Peck on the lips
- This is a basic kiss where two peoples lips meet each others, there is no open mouths and shows affection.
Snog, French Kiss
- When someone "snogs" someone they usually use their tongues during the kiss and have their mouths open whilst kissing, this is normally more intimate than a "peck on the lips". When snogging or French Kissing the couple will sometimes tilt their heads at an angle as kissing face to face without moving your head is not comfortable, not when snogging. Snogging shows a lot of affection and is something which lovers normally do.
Which kisses are recommended?
This really depends on who you are kissing. If you are kissing a friend because theyre going away for a long time a kiss on the cheek is appropriate, if you are kissing someone after a great first date together, then a peck on the lips could
be appropriate and so is the peck on the cheek. If you have been dating someone for a short while and are more serious about each other and have already kissed on the lips then a snog may be appropriate. I must add that many people prefer not to "snog" in public and may prefer a peck on the lips.
I could sit here and write in depth of what you can do but it really all comes naturally when you have your first kiss, this is why you should not worry.
Here are a few tips when having your first kiss (these are not all inclusive and if you have any suggestions post them up and I will add them to here
1. Dont stick your tongue down the persons throat.
2. Make sure you have decent smelling breath, perhaps chew a mint/gum beforehand and make sure to have brushed your teeth too (at least in the morning of that day).
3. Dont go in for a "snog" with your faces both being straight, tilting the head helps.
4. Dont go in for the kiss with an open mouth, perhaps open your mouth as your lips meet.
5. Only "snog" if you think the snog will be reciprocated.
6. Dont "slavver" or "drool" all over the place, swallow any excess saliva in your mouth befre kissing.
7. Dont kiss if you have anything like a cold, runny nose, chapped lips or ulcers.
8. If your partner is smaller than you make sure to bend/lean down a little to kiss.
9. Hold your partner/hug when kissing them.
10. Kissing isnt all about the lips, you could kiss the persons neck for example too.
11. When using your tongue for the first time go slow as you do not want to frighten off the person you are kissing.
Thank you for reading