The Power of Love: Romantic Kisses From the Past That You Have Rarely Seen Today

A kiss is the touch or pressing of one’s lips against another person or an object. Cultural connotations of kissing vary widely.

Depending on the culture and context, a kiss can express sentiments of love, passion, romance, sexual attraction, sexual activity, sexual arousal, affection, respect, greeting, friendship, peace and good luck, among many others.

In some situations a kiss is a ritual, formal or symbolic gesture indicating devotion, respect, or sacrament. The word came from Old English cyssan (“to kiss”), in turn from coss (“a kiss”)

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