How Pheromones & Kissing Work Together To Increase Attraction

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Kissing and pheromones have gone hand-in-hand for centuries.

In fact, some findings show that kissing may have originally been an extension of smell. Animals sniff each other to find a partner for mating, and let’s face it — so do we!

Humans are more subtle about it now, since modern social constraints don’t allow us to walk up to someone and invade their personal space. 

But we’ve all experienced that heady feeling when an attractive person walks by and just smells so good.

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Pheromones are an essential part of sexual attraction and lasting love.

The pheromones we give off is what attracts people to each other. And pheromones are what can ultimately lead to falling — and staying — in love later on.

The smell is why you want to get close to them and breathe in their scent. It’s a primal act, one that gives us an immediate “yes” or “no” based on their body odor.

Kissing and primal intimacy.

In scientific research, kissing is called “philematology” (from the ancient Greek word, philos, which means "earthly love").

I like to call kissing “facial Intercourse,” because kissing is one of the most intimate acts for exchanging pheromone chemical signals. It’s also the easiest way to tell if you like someone’s sexual style.

That’s why kissing is so crucial: Because it determines whether you want to go further.

It’s also why it’s so vital to continue kissing in committed relationships. If you lose the desire to smell and kiss your partner, you may be drifting apart.

Couples who say they just don’t kiss anymore and individuals who say they don’t like their partner’s smell anymore make my heart sink.

Chemistry is the one component of love you can’t fake.

Men’s saliva has testosterone in it, which increases sex drive for both men and women. So, kissing is a great way to begin your foreplay, ensuring you are both in the mood for romance.

You’ve probably heard that the olfactory senses are our most primitive and can be highly emotive when it comes to mutual attraction.

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Research has shown that the scent of your body — which is produced by your particular genetic makeup, combined with the nuances of your immune system — can influence you subconsciously in your choice of lover.

More recently, the use of added pheromones has been shown to boost that attraction and amplify its reach.

Chemistry is crutial in our digital world.

In a digital world where many potential mates begin a connection online, chemistry is more important than ever.

Because you can’t smell your date over the internet, that first meetup now has enormous pressure. You might be physically attracted to them and like the sound of their voice, but you won’t know if there’s any chemistry until you meet.

How to use pheromones to increase chemistry and attraction.

You can try pheromone-induced products. They’re safe and effective with no side effects.

When it comes to setting the mood for love, you can spray your bedsheets and your body with a body spray infused with pheromones to increase arousal and turn your bedroom into a sexy boudoir.

You can also add flowers, incense, and essential oils to enhance your sense of smell, sight, and touch during foreplay.

For your sense of taste, there is nothing better than kissing your lover from head to toe.

For your sense of sound, whisper all the sexy things you want to do with your lover and use erotic sounds during lovemaking to let them know they are turning you on.

Always incorporate kissing to keep your passion alive.

There are many different kinds of kisses: slow, quick, deep, wet, hard, soft, and breathy. Find out what your lover is in the mood for, and whet their appetite for more.

Kiss your partner passionately at least twice a day and experiment with the different kinds of kisses.

Make kissing a daily ritual, as both the act and the pheromones can keep the chemistry alive in your relationship.

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Dr. Ava Cadell is an author, clinical sexologist, sex counselor, founder of Loveology University, and president of the American College of Sexologists International. Her mission is to empower people to overcome sexual guilt and shame so they can enjoy the benefits of healthy, sexual relationships.

This article was originally published at Sexpert. Reprinted with permission from the author.