Types of Kisses, Their Meaning and How to Give the Kisses

Kissing is a universal way of expressing affection and love. It is a common practice yet many people kiss without knowing exactly what they are expressing. Some couples are even yet to see reasons why they need to make kissing a habit in their relationship.

By knowing the different types of kisses you can adopt new and interesting kissing methods. You will also be inspired to engage in creative kissing and invent special kisses to increase intimacy between you and your partner.

Types of kisses

Below are some of the types of kisses you can try out with your partner.

Forehead kiss – this kiss usually means you and the receiver are just friends. But depending on how it is planted, it can equally show deep affection and love. As the name implies, this kiss is placed on the forehead and is a very common type of kiss.

Eskimo kiss – This kiss is commonly used by parents to their children, and vice versa, as an indication of affection. The Eskimo kiss is initiated by rubbing your nose back and forth against your loved one’s nose.

French kiss – The French kiss is the most popular romantic kiss. It is a deep expression of love, and could serve as a great prelude to sex. The French kiss involves your tongue touching that of your partner. For this reason, it is also referred to as tongue kissing.

Single-lip kiss – This is yet another romantic kiss. Like the French kiss, it also expresses love and desire. The single-lip kiss involves sucking your partner’s lips. You sandwich their lower or upper lip between your lips and suck gently.

Hand kiss – The hand kiss is also another common kiss which normally serves as casual kiss. It demonstrates respect, adoration and kindness. As the name implies, the kiss is given to the back side of the hand by holding the person gently by their fingers.

Butterfly kiss – this kiss is a good ingredient for fun play by couples. It can get the butterflies in your partner’s stomach flying, engulfing the atmosphere with beauty and bliss. To execute this kiss, get close to your partner so that your eyelashes touch. Just before kissing the lips, blink very fast so that your eye lashes flatter very fast just like the butterfly wings.

Upside-down kiss – This is another romantic kiss, an exciting expression of love. The kiss is given from a position where your partner’s head is upside-down from yours. This way your bottom lip kisses their top lip and vice versa. The upside-down kiss originates from the Spiderman movie and is also referred to as the Spiderman kiss.

Lingering lip kiss – The lingering lip kiss involves the lips only without the tongue. It is a romantic kiss that indicates deep love. The kiss is given by placing your lips over your partner’s for more than 20 seconds.

Cheek kiss – This is a friendly kiss that expresses affection and love. It can also be used as greetings in some instances, administered sharply. The cheek kiss is a closed mouth kiss on someone’s cheeks.

Peck – Like the cheek kiss, peck is used as an expression of friendship. A peck can also spark romance between partners. This kiss is a short tight-lipped kiss administered on the lips or cheeks.

Lizard kiss – This kiss is a playful romantic kiss which can grace a moment with your partner with laughter and smiles. It is given by sticking your tongue in and out of your partner’s mouth in quick strokes.

Air kiss – The air kiss is an informal kiss used as a form of greeting to friends and family. It can also be used during play by couples. The kiss is done by resting your cheeks on or near the person’s cheeks and then producing a kiss sound.

Angel kiss – This kiss indicates deep affection and is mostly used when saying goodbye to a loved one. You can also use it to lovingly wake up your partner in the morning. It is administered by kissing your partner gently on the eyelids or on a spot near the eyes using the lips.

Biting kiss – the biting kiss is yet another playful romantic kiss. It can also surface as an expression of strong emotion and desire. It is an open mouthed kiss that incorporates the tongue just like the French kiss. The only difference is that the teeth are also put into use, gently grabbing your partners tongue as you kiss.

Neck kiss – This kiss is another romantic kiss which can be deployed along with the French kiss especially during foreplay and even during sex. It can also be administered at any other time you are comfortable with. While giving this kiss, it is important that you do not suck hard to prevent your mouth from producing much saliva. Keep things light.

Vampire kiss – The vampire kiss is done by partners for fun. Like many other kisses mentioned above the vampire kiss adds spice to a playful moment together. It is a deep kiss on the neck involving light biting and sucking. Some people may find this kiss not sexy, if your partner is one then you don’t have to continue with it.

Jawline kiss – this is yet another romantic kiss, it is strictly romantic and can be used playfully. It usually precedes other types of kisses such as the French or neck kiss. The kiss is done by planting a firm kiss on the lower side of the jaw where the neck meets the jaw.

Teaser kiss – The teaser kiss is to me the ultimate romantic kiss because of its flexibility and room for creativity. It is especially useful during foreplay. This kiss may begins from the forehead, to the lips and then down to the arms and hands. On reaching the hand, the sequence is reversed from the hands up the lips and then to the forehead. There is really no rule hear, every part of your partner’s body can serve as spot for planting a teaser kiss. It is even more effective if the kisses are planted unexpectedly.

These are but a few types of kisses you can deploy to add spice to your relationship. Kissing is an art, you can even invent a special type of kiss in your relationship and name it whatever you want. Just be creative.

It is important to realize the place of touch in bonding process. Kissing is one special way to express your feelings by touching your partner with the mouth. But don’t forget to also touch your partner with your hands and to always stay in touch with your heart.

Have a beautiful relationship!

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