Kissing More Important Than Sex, Says Science
Kissing is Important
Have you ever thought to yourself “Wow, I am sick of all this kissing stuff. I just want to get to the main event.”? Turns out that kissing can be “more intimate than having sex” but is one of the first things to go in a long-term or sexless marriage, says Jill Blakeway, clinic director of the YinOva Center in New York City and author of the forthcoming book Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido. When kissing falls by the wayside, it’s the first step to losing passion in a relationship, she notes.
“[I’ve had patients tell me,] ‘We used to spend hours kissing,'” Blakeway said. “Then I would ask, ‘Well how long do you spend kissing now?’ One patient said ‘When I first get in, I kiss my dog. Then I kiss my husband.’
According to Jill Blakeway in a recent article on Huffington Post, kissing is not only the way we define intimacy in our brain, but it also releases chemicals that make us more relaxed and able to perform — something that builds connection. Chinese medicine actually believes that the mouth and the tongue have a connection to the heart, which means that kissing actually attaches people to each other. Good to know if you love foreplay, eh?
This makes me think that all those people I made it with at clubs after 5 Long Islands actually were the loves of my lives. I mean, if kissing is the way we define intimacy than I have been intimate up and down the UK and stormed Europe