Kissing Can Get You 2 to 3

Believe it or not, there are cultures outside the “western world” where kissing in public is verboten – "How can that be!?!  It’s the 21st century!  And kissing is such a sweet 'n sexy thing to do!", says The Kissing Expert.  But in various places, especially countries where society’s structure … [Read more...]

Will You?

Summer.  ‘Tis the fairytale season of “I Do’s” as white veils and doves trumpet skyward.  Before the declaration, and command to kiss though, there’s the milestone of “Will You?”, so The Kissing Expert thought it apt to reflect upon the query, given the coveted commitment that hangs in the … [Read more...]

Kiss the Blarney Stone

Centuries past have born many kissing traditions that remain ever present – at the altar to “seal the deal”, under the Mistletoe for good fortune, on a boo-boo to make it better.  And on St. Patrick’s Day, it seems fitting to look at the ritual of kissing the Blarney Stone. Located at Blarney … [Read more...]

Sadie Hawkins Day Kissing

Sadie Hawkins Day, aka “Ladies Choice” – it's a quirky bit of Americana that The Kissing Expert declares a “007 license for girls to kiss any guy they want”. What some might not know is the genesis of this day is rooted in a father’s determination to marry off his spinster daughter.  And while … [Read more...]

A Little on the History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us.  For many, what’s meant to be a romantic feel-good is met with a cynicism understandably provoked by marketers who’ve artfully created the impression that the holiday is really but a filler between Christmas stockings and Easter baskets.  When you see red heart-shaped … [Read more...]

Intense Love or Allergic Reaction?

There’s nothing better than when a kiss makes you tingle inside down and upside out – you can float on that feeling for days. But can that “shimmy shimmy” be an allergic reaction, and not the flush of fire from your beating heart? According to the ACAAI (American College of Allergy, Asthma & … [Read more...]