Kissing is an affection that no one thinks about more deeply. Whether you are kissing a close friend, relative, toddler, or your love partner, you are not fully thinking about the “kissing thing.” There are several interesting facts about kissing, such as kissing can even double as a remedy for allergies, and playing a little tonsil hockey is not only beneficial to your health but can help some people live longer.
Check out the interesting facts about kissing, then apply it more often.
- Kissing may have evolved from a feeding technique
Desmond Morris, a British zoologist, and author believed that kissing evolved from the behavior of monkeys. Primate mothers first chewed the food and then gave it to their little ones’ word of mouth. That is why Morris believes that this way later grew into a way of comfort for hungry children, and over time it grew into something bigger – an expression of love and affection. And kissing has its evolutionary path.
2. Kissing is not completely instinctual
There are data from research where it is written that kissing is a learned trait, kissing is not a human instinct. Kissing often seems instinctive because of the need to show love. According to a 2015 survey, there are many countries and cultures, and tribes in New Guinea, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Amazon where people do not kiss.
3. It might help you live longer
According to a German study, men who kissed their wives every morning missed less work due to illness, earned more money, lived about five years longer, and got into fewer car accidents than those who do not kiss on a daily basis. Men who often kiss their wives start the day with a positive.
4. You can think of a kiss as a sniff
The University of Lausanne in Switzerland in 2000 publishes a study according to which women prefer the scents of potential romantic partners whose genes are different than their own, this would allow them to have children with stronger immune systems. Kissing is our low-key.
5. A first kiss is enough for a woman to pass judgement on her partner
A 2007 study of only examined straight people found that kissing was more important to women than men, especially when it came to deciding whether to continue dating. Another study conducted in 2013 concludes that the fairer sex makes an early assessment based on the first kiss during the relationship.
6. Kissing is good for your relationship
A 2013 study in the Archives of Sexual Behavior concluded that kissing along with some other form of physical activity can help you feel more intimate and attached to your partner, and thus increase the pleasure you have in your relationship.
Kiss more often if you want to improve your love affair.
7. Men and women kiss for different reasons
Women and men do not kiss for the same reason. Women kiss to find out if they want to date someone for a longer period, that is, to be in a relationship, and men do it to increase the excitement and because they feel good. This is the conclusion of a study conducted among students from the University of Albany.
8. Swapping spit can boost your immune system
Those couples who kiss very often have a stronger immune system because they share the same microbiota.
9. Kissing can increase your chances of having an orgasm
According to a study from 2018, women who kiss longer and more passionately during sex have a better chance of experiencing an orgasm. Many people consider kissing to be more of foreplay. But in fact, kissing is an essential component of sex.
10. Kissing can make your skin glow
When you kiss someone it increases the blood flow to your face, by involving more muscles at that moment. Increased blood flow stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, so your skin gets a youthful appearance and good glow.