Kissing is by far the most sensual and exciting thing you can do with another person. In a way, a kiss is even more intimate than sex. When you're completely engaged with another person's face – your lips, bodies, and minds connecting –you have the potential to create a moment that's way more intense than a few mere thrusts of the hips.
But even the sassiest among us sometimes feel insecure when it comes to our tongue tango skills. We asked a very opinionated group of men to tell us what they want to see, feel and taste during a make-out session. What they say may surprise you but one thing's for sure – it will make you a better kisser!
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Tip #1: Let him initiate.
Most modern men believe in a woman's right to vote, a woman's right to choose, and a woman's right to take control in the bedroom whenever she damn well feels like it. But surprisingly, when it comes to puckering up, most of our guys preferred to play things more traditionally.
"When it comes to kissing, I think that there's something just right about a man taking the lead," said Kevin, 29.
"A woman can initiate a kiss, just not the first kiss," qualified Dylan, 26.
Tip #2: Keep your eyes wide shut.
"If the kiss is worth it, then the eyes are definitely closed," said Ed, 29. Still, some men acknowledged just how hot a smoldering glance can be.
Tip #3: Open up and say, "ahhh!"
Everyone agreed that an open-mouthed kiss is usually the most sensual. Still, it's important to know the difference between swapping a little spit and recreating Niagara Falls on your guy's face.
"Too little saliva is dry and unsatisfying but too much will make you gag. Best to start off conservative and increase the dose until you find the amount that makes both of you breathe a little faster," said Robert, 36.
Tip #4: Kiss with your hands.
Every good kisser knows that you need to use more than just your mouth to create a make-out session that's unforgettable.
"I like when a woman puts her arms high up around me and runs her fingers through my hair," said Paul, 35.
"It always turns me on if the person I'm kissing puts her hand on my leg," said Ben, 27.
"I'm a big fan of the lower back caresses when standing and the chest caress when lying down," said Steve, 30.
"Touch a man's face, caress the back of his head, pull him closer. Sucking and light biting on my bottom lip – these are good things," Cecyl, 30, told us.
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