That's despite people on effective treatment not being able to pass the virus on.
The study of gay and bi men found a cheeky smooch could have bigger consequences.
What was noteworthy is that the average age kids were having sex of any kind has remained the same: 16 years old.
Since moving to the Cotswolds the amount of social kissing I am expected to engage in has increased significantly. By social kissing, I don't mean snogging in the street like a teenager, I mean cheek brushing and lip puckering with a loud 'mwahh'.
Kissing has gone from something I once feared and anticipated to something that meant nothing much at all to me to something that is now just reassuringly ordinary. Does that sound boring? I don't mean it to. What kissing means to me now is warmth, familiarity, comfort. Love. I wouldn't change it for anything.
Ever wondered why people close their eyes when they kiss? According to psychologists, it's so that our brains can properly
If any of these occurrences had been done by a stranger or a random club-goer I would probably have shouted or slapped or let the Irish rage bubbling up inside erupt. Instead I kept quiet and for the most part, laughed it off. So as not to cause unnecessary drama amongst friendships or to maintain a polite-ish persona.
Kissing allows us to convey feelings that words cannot describe. There is still much to discover about kissing beyond what we already know about its evolutionary and personal importance but clearly, its complex, fascinating and feels great. So pucker up! It's good for you.
Looking to pucker up for National Kissing Day? If you've got even the slightest hint of rank breath, then be prepared to