20 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Kissing

Fact #6: Kissing allows you to determine if someone is a great partner for you.

Kissing allows you to determine if someone is a great partner for you.

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In her study, Anthropologist Helen Fisher discovered that people tend to choose partners who has the same biological profiles as them. Through kissing, you will be able to figure out if someone would be a great match for you.

Fact #7: Kissing is not widely accepted by all cultures.

Kissing is not widely accepted by all cultures.

Due to the studies of many anthropologists, it has been found out that there are some race or tribes in Africa, Asia and South America who do not kiss at all. This may surely make people wonder: How do these people show their love for each other?

Fact #8: There are some people who are terrified of kissing.

There are some people who are terrified of kissing.

It is normal for us to feel a bit of anxiety during a first kiss. But did you know that there are some people who feel chronic fear of kissing? This fear is known to be philemaphobia.

Fact #9: Kissing releases endorphins which will make you feel euphoric.

Kissing releases endorphins which will make you feel euphoric.

We have all experienced being on a high after kissing. This magical feeling is brought about by the release of endorphins that are brought about by kissing. Thank your hypothalamus and pituitary gland for this amazing feeling.

Fact #10: When two lips meet, 5 out of 12 cranial nerves are stimulated.

When two lips meet, 5 out of 12 cranial nerves are stimulated.

The reaction of cranial nerves is due to the fact that the brain is trying to collect as much information as it can about the other person. This is why many people sometimes rely on the first kiss to determine if the person he is kissing is compatible with them.