Kissing FAQs

Kissing FAQs

When French kissing, when your tongue goes in is it supposed to go in sideways?

Your tongue goes in naturally, just like sticking your tongue out on its own. It won't curl or turn sideways. It may go in a bit sideways into their mouth but that is because the two of you have your heads on an angle, slightly tilted.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of kissing?

Kissing can sometimes lead to more than just kissing. Not sure if that's an advantage or disadvantage. What sometimes happens is that once the two of you get used to kissing a lot that after awhile you want more than just that. On the plus side, kissing is a safe way of showing affection and can make you feel good, too.

What is "Making Out"?

Making out is just a lot of passionate French kissing. Sometimes it can go a bit further to touching. So there is no ONE way to make out. It's just doing what you feel like doing. Being passionate about one another. You can use your hands over his chest, back, arms or put your arms around his neck, his back or his waist or even run your fingers through his hair. Things like that. As for guys, you can put your hands in her hair, the back of her neck, arms or put your arms around her neck, holding her tight. Also her back and around her waist are other great places to place your hands.

How do I kiss for a long period of time?

There are different ways you can do it. I wouldn't keep your tongue in their mouth for the entire time. That can get very tiring. You can vary the way you kiss by using different types of kisses, which you can find at You can pull your tongue away. You can use different tongue motions. You can also break the kiss once in a while with a small close-mouthed kiss and then start again Frenching. But remember... don't forget to swallow your spit now and then or it can get fairly wet and messy.
Does having braces affect a French kiss?

No, it shouldn't. Unless you mash your mouth really hard against theirs. French kiss the way you normally would.

How do you know when to close your mouth during a French kiss?

It will just come naturally. Whoever starts to close their mouth the other person will just instinctively close theirs also.

What do I do with my lips when Frenching?

You can close them once in a while so that you can swallow. So your mouth will be open and you'll be using your tongue for a bit. Then you close your mouth for a second with your lips still on your partner's and then you open your mouth again. Their mouth will instinctively follow yours.
Is it normal for a kiss to be really wet?

It is if you are making out or passionately French kissing for a period of time. There is always going to be a slight bit of wetness because your mouths are left open. But to minimize the amount you will need to stop and swallow your spit once in a while. You can do this so quickly it need not affect what is going on. Just close your mouth quickly, even if it's on their lips at the time, and swallow. Then proceed with the kiss.

Where do I put my hands when kissing?

There are many places you can put your hands. You can put them around their neck, around their waist, on their back, on their forearms. You can hold hands or even cup their face in your hands.

How can I practice French kissing on my own?

You can cup your hand into a loose fist and kiss where the opening would be around the thumb and pointer finger. I've heard of other people who have practiced on their pillows or even large dolls.
What do you say right after a kiss?

You don't have to say anything, but if you want to you can say something like, "mmmmm, that was nice" or something like that.

How do I end a kiss?

To end a kiss simply pull your tongue back into your mouth and then move your lips away from the other person, thus ending the kiss. After the kiss is ended, look warmly in their eyes, smile and give them a warm hug.

How come I make a smacking sound when I kiss?

This is caused by you sucking in air as your lips part from the other person's. Try not to suck in as much air and also swallow periodically so you don't build up so much saliva.

What if they think I'm a bad kisser?

Tell them to "show" you how they would like to be kissed.

What are the different "bases"?

First base is kissing, second base is fondling above the clothes, third base is pretty much everything "except" going all-the-way, and home base is actual sex.

How can I be a better kisser? More tongue or less?

First thing is not to use too much. Use just the tip of your tongue to do the exploration. If your partner uses too much tongue just tell him or her that you want to slow down a bit with the kisses and take time with the kiss. They should get the hint.

How do you kiss someone to show them that you care, instead of just kissing them because they are kissing you?
It is not necessary to be a poet, to poetize for your woman in order to make a bid for sympathy or to put her in a good mood. Just be sincere and tell your chosen one about things you like in her. Tell her what you are feeling when you look at her, touch her and make love to her.
You have to use real feeling in the kiss. Let the kiss be gentle yet passionate. Hold their face in your hands, this is a very intimate way of kissing. Or hold them close to you. Little things like that.