When I was a teenager, I believed all I had to do was find the perfect kisser, and he would be the man of my dreams. I learned this was a fallacy when the best lover I ever had turned out to be a lousy kisser. He was amazing at oral sex, but it was precisely this talent that made him so bad at kissing. Since I don't have a clitoris on my face, the kind of tongue action I want down there is overkill in my mouth.
It's enormously disconcerting to find out you can make great love together and, yet, feel very awkward when you kiss. I would like to have permission to train my lover to kiss me just right. Then, he could train me to kiss him just right, and we could take turns pleasing each other. To date, I haven't had the guts to try this. How do you tell a guy his kisses need improvement? Even worse, how do you hear from him that your kisses leave something to be desired? How To Kiss Well
One guy actually gave me instructions in the middle of a tonguefest, and it completely derailed me. Suddenly, I was thinking too much and just wanted to say, "Forget it then, and just hand me the remote."
Of course, having to train someone is already a compromise. What you long for is someone who instinctively kisses you perfectly, and who also loves every nuance of your technique. And yes, I have experienced that miracle of miracles... with men who are married, unable to commit and completely wrong for me, unfortunately.
Over the course of my smooching, it's come to my attention that there are several different types of kissers. Here's my list, though it is in no way comprehensive:
The Hound Dog. You know this one. He's sloppy, overzealous and all tongue. You get the feeling that he would lick your face all over if only you'd let him. He's the kind who requires tissues to catch the drippings... and perhaps a leash.
The Lock Jaw. This guy is the opposite of the Hound Dog. He's all lips, with his mouth shut as tight as a drum. If it weren't for his filthy bathroom, you'd swear he was a germaphobe. Kissing a guy like this can give your tongue a muscle spasm as you try to pry open his mouth or sneak your way inside. But even if you showed up with a crowbar, he'd never take the hint. What Does A Kiss Mean? 9 Kisses Decoded