Does kissing lead to sex

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This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. If you've never stopped to ponder the deep psychological ramifications of your answer, fear not: U. They have discovered, in research published in last month's issue of Evolutionary Psychology, that a kiss is definitely not just a kiss. Planting a wet one on your sweetie is, in fact, a deliberate step in a mating dance choreographed by millennia of evolution. According to the study of 1, college students at the University at Albany, men and women kiss for very different reasons - and we're hard-wired to prefer different techniques.

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It was a gorgeously lazy Sunday afternoon, and I felt cozy tucked into my friend Sara's Brooklyn Heights apartment. Sophie, a striking girl with shiny black hair, blue eyes the exact color of worn denim and dramatic alabaster skin, was lamenting to us that she can't seem to go out for a night on the town without salaciously locking lips on the dance floor with at least three different men. I will kiss him, but I will wretch. When I'm shagging, I can just shut my eyes and get on with it," confessed posh little Amanda, a petite, proper, private-school-educated year-old trust-fund child. What's more intimate, shagging or kissing? I was the lone American girl in this sea of English girls, but I've called London home in my early to mid 20s and was raised by a bonafide English mother. I've cultivated an English group of girlfriends in my hometown of New York, and I unabashedly adore English girls.

Science of kissing: why a kiss is not just a kiss

Humans pucker up for all kinds of reasons. We kiss for love, for luck, to say hello and goodbye. Pressing your lips against someone else and, in some cases, swapping saliva? There are many theories about how kissing originated and why we do it. Others believe kissing is instinctual and rooted in biology.
Anthropological studies suggest that kissing is an acceptable practice in up to 90 per cent of cultures. Photograph: iStock. In early human societies, it is believed mothers weaned their babies by chewing up their food and then passing it to their babies by lip-to-lip contact. Yes and no.