Kissing is a passionate way of expressing our love. Even without much information about a kiss we are excited about it. Are you eager to know some interesting facts about kissing? Here we go:

  • Kissing dates back to 1500 B.C. The four Vedic Sanskrit texts written in India at that period have traces about kissing. This means kissing is much older than we actually think.
  • Guess why people kiss each other at the end of their wedding ceremony? It is because in ancient Rome people used to kiss each other passionately in front of the public to let them know they are engaged.
  • Kissing for about a minute can burn an average of 2-5 calories. Next time when you think about burning calories, look for someone you can kiss. Simple way to burn calories isn’t it.
  • Two thirds of the people kiss tilting their head on to the right side. This action may be traced back to the womb where the babies naturally tilt their heads on to the right side.
  • It is believed that woman value a kiss more than a man. They believe kissing is the ultimate way to a perfect relationship.
  • A survey reveals that nearly 66% of the people close their eyes during a kiss. Closing the eyes is believed to increase the pleasure in kissing.
  • Kissing makes your heart go faster. This in turn increases the level of oxygen reaching your brain. It also triggers the release of oxytocin which is also called the ‘Love hormone’.
  • Lips are said to be more sensitive than our genital organs. So kissing someone intensely can give us a wave of pleasure.
  • Kissing regularly can reduce the stress and anxiety that one experiences in a daily life. It relieves the tension and keeps us active.
  • As numerous nerve endings are connected on to the lips, kissing can keep us wrinkle free.
  • Kissing is good for the teeth. The anticipation of a kiss leads to excessive secretion of saliva. This in turn helps eliminate the harmful bacteria’s that accumulate in the mouth.
  • Husbands who kiss their wives goodbye before heading to office are more likely to have a larger lifespan than that of a normal person.
  • Rubbing our nose during a kiss is associated with Eskimos. It is called an Eskimo kiss.
  • During a kiss, billions of germs are transmitted over our saliva.
  • A good kiss can actually say how confident you are. People also believe that a good kisser is healthy and is more likely to have good offspring’s.
  • The record for the longest kiss is held by a Thailand couple. They have actually kissed for more than 2 days. 58hrs, 35minutes and 58secs to be precise.
  • Kissing a woman so deeply can make her reach orgasm. What more do you want?

Even without these facts, kissing is fun isn’t it? Have a happy day kissing.



2 Responses

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