Kissing
Confessions
Comment of the Week: Love Me, Love My Morning Breath

photo by kwimsnr Why is there no option for “Yes, morning breath is never a problem for me or my partner”? What’s wrong with this world that we have to sterilize everything about ourselves, even the idea that our breath might not be naturally minty fresh. My partner and I spend hours in bed in […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Made Out with My Friend's Fiance!

photo by _StaR_DusT_ Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: In real life, I had just come home from hanging and making out with a classmate — he’s the first […]

Books
How Not to Kiss Like a Zombie and Other Helpful Kissing Tips

photo by pedrosimoes7 Violet Blue has written about a zillion books on the subject of sex, but finally there’s one you can discuss with your grandmother: Seal It with a Kiss: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Delivering the Knockout Kiss. Seeing as the national smooch holiday is almost upon us, we thought we’d check in […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Cheated on My Boyf with My Boyf

photo by e.esders Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: Recently, I had a very strange dream: I was making out with a guy, when suddenly, my boyfriend walks in, […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa: Should I Ask About Herpes Before a Kiss

photo by peasap Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/ gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Considering the pervasiveness of oral herpes, how come you never hear about asking […]

How To
How to Kiss and Tell

photo by Tuftronic10000 We can’t deny the simple joy of a good, discreet dish session. Follow these rules: No X-rated group emails. Choose one or two close, tight-lipped friends who can keep their mouths shut. A one-night-stand with someone outside your social circle is fair fodder for a slightly wider audience, as are generic and complimentary […]

Polls
Poll for Gals: Ever Kissed Outside Your Sexual Orientation?

Gals, have you ever tongue kissed someone outside of your identified sexual orientation? (I.e. if you’re a straight woman, have you ever kissed a woman?)(polling) Can’t see the poll? Click here to take it.

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Kissed a Shirtless Guy in the Rain

photo by cLOVEc Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means (after the jump). This week, a woman asks Lauri: I’m driving by the park in the town where I live. It’s very hot and humid and […]

Do It Tonight
Do It Tonight! Make Out at the Movies

photo by _StaR_DusT_ Do you want to feel that rush of first love again? Do you want to feel the tingle of a junior high crush? Do you want to “extend foreplay” like all the sexperts tell you to but you keep running out of things to do? Do you want to go on a […]

Do It Tonight
Do It Tonight! Give Your Partner a Love Bite

photo by P. Baker Yes, we’re talking about the good old-fashioned hickey — that simple little expression of unbridled passion that can immediately take you back to your first few heady times of making out (oh, to be young again!). Of course, the love bite should not be administered (or accepted) willy-nilly. Only the hidden […]