Kissing is a big deal. It’s also a deal breaker for most women. I hold my hand up high, yes I ended a relationship after a really bad kiss. I was afraid to think what sex would be like.
I’m not the only female who feels this way. According to a study on kissing behavior by Susan Hughes, an assistant professor of psychology at Albright College in Pennsylvania,
“Women are definitely using kissing to make an assessment about the male. If he’s a bad kisser, then she’s not going to want to have sex with him. She’s getting a lot of information from that kiss,” she said.
Men are a different story. Here are some findings from her research:
- Men tend to think kissing should lead to sex no matter what.
- Men were also much more likely to want to exchange more saliva during a kiss.
- Males like the very moist, wet open-mouth kisses,
- Men tend to have less acute senses of taste and smell than women, which could explain that finding.
Hhm, the bad kisser I previously mentioned was all saliva, all over my face and not just my mouth. I coined him the “octopus kisser.” Maybe he had a really bad sense of smell…
Read the full article, The Differences in Gender — Sealed With a Kiss.