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Try: Scarleteen on kisses and snuggles Bish’s guide to kissing Experimenting with different kinds of kisses may be enjoyable and reassuring. Petra Boynton is a social psychologist and sex researcher working in International Health Care and studying sex and relationships. Please note that by submitting your question to Petra, you are giving your permission for her to use your question as the basis of her column, published online at Wonder Women.
If you know when (and where) to expect kisses you may feel more confident. All questions will be kept anonymous and key details, facts and figures may change to protect your identity.
Asexual people may also have no desire to kiss and gain no pleasure from it, although recognise its importance to others.
Negative Consequences: Even casual and light carries some risk to it, simply because it puts you in close, intimate contact with another person (and all their germs), though this is not generally much of a deterrent unless you KNOW the other person is currently sick.
Also, even light kissing carries a slight risk for catching Herpes and Scabies if kissing someone who has open sores or cuts immediately around their mouth.
Again this doesn’t apply to all, and some asexuals may not necessarily have a sexual interest but do enjoy kissing.
It may be it’s not so much the kissing, but wider mobility issues that make kissing physically uncomfortable.