If they slow it down, we may go back to another type of kissing until they are on the same page.
(For more on reading a partner's sexual motivation, click here.) Conclusion In the search for love, sex, and relationships, kissing is a powerful tool.
At times, it makes or breaks potential relationships.
As always, we'll review what the research has to say and then share some tips on when and how to kiss persuasively.
The group surveyed a total of 1,041 undergraduate students (both male and female) on numerous aspects of kissing behavior.
Here are the highlights of what they found: Kissing is Persuasive: When and How to Kiss Given the research, there would appear to be three main times one should kiss a partner for persuasive effect: 1.
Keep your lip gloss handy: Research on Osculation (a.k.a.
Kissing) One of my favorite, most detailed studies of kissing behavior was conducted in 2007 by Hughes, Harrison, and Gallup.
The Academy of General Dentistry says that all that extra saliva moving around in a make out session can build up tooth enamel and rinse bacteria away. Each minute of serious kissing can burn up to 5 calories, which means an hour of making out should burn enough calories for that margarita.
It may be heartfelt and passionate, perhaps with a bit of playful flirting.
Only kiss for a few moments (be sure to leave them wanting more) but, continue to touch, cuddle, and look in your partner's eyes afterward, too. To connect and bond Kissing can make a partner feel noticed, loved, and connected.
When you lean in to begin a (closed-mouth) kiss, be sure to touch as well.
Hold your partner's cheek, brush their hair away from their face, and embrace or cuddle as you kiss. (You're judging them and their "style" as much as they are yours.) A first kiss isn't the time for a heavy "make-out" session.