10 Things You Should Know About Kissing

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Everyone likes kissing for the most part, but we don’t know all that much about the act of kissing. All we know is it seems like something we like to do when we find someone attractive or if we’re feeling some very serious affection for them. There are a number of things you should know about this rather ancient practice and everything that is behind kissing someone we like. Have you ever wondered if french kissing was always considered the cool thing to do? Have you ever thought that maybe your girlfriend might like to kiss a little bit more than you do? You’ll get those answers here as you check out the list of 10 things you should know about kissing and let us know which ones you actually knew and which ones surprised you.

Women Like Kissing More Than Men

While some might claim that statement is biased, there have been a number of studies that show women enjoy kissing more than their male counterparts.

The Longest Kiss On Record Last For Two Days

Ekkachai Tiranat and Laksana Tiranat of Thailand kissed for over 58 hours and for their troubles they got a cash prize, two diamond rings and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Laws Against Kissing

In certain parts of the United States, there are still laws against certain kinds of kissing. One example is Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which doesn’t allow a woman to kiss her husband on Sunday.

Seattle Really Likes Kissing

One study showed that people who live in Seattlle kiss an average of 5.5 times per day. This is the most in the country.

Kissing Is Dirty

When people kiss, they are trading anywhere from 10 million and 1 billion bacteria. Next time you go in for a kiss, make sure you brushed recently.

Kissing Can Be Scary

Because there is a fear of almost everything, there is a few of kissing. This fear is called Phlemaphobia and is rooted in the fear of the germs that are passed when kissing.

Kissing Butts Is An Old Insult

The first time someone told another person to “kiss my ass” was back in 1702. It was another way to tell someone to go to hell.

Monkeys Kiss Too

Humans aren’t the only animals that kiss. Monkeys have been seen exhibiting “kiss like” behavior. Interestingly enough, they tend to do so after a fight. In other words, monkeys love to kiss and make up.

Kissing Sticks With You

One study asked 500 people about their favorite milestones and their first kiss was among the most that were remembered.

“French” Kissing Used To Be An Insult

Back in the 1920s, this form of kissing we call French Kissing used to be thought of as a negative, because it was a nod to a French culture Americans thought was oversexualized.