The Romans were the ones who popularized kissing, spreading the practice to most of Europe and parts of North Africa. They were devoted kissing missionaries, Bryant said. For them, a kiss wasnt just a kiss. There was the osculum, which was a kiss of friendship often delivered as a peck on the cheek.
When was lip kiss invented?
circa 1500 B.C. First Recorded Kiss (circa 1500 B.C.) These scriptures, known as the Vedas, were foundational to the religion of Hinduism. After that, kissing continued to appear in ancient Indian and Hindu literature.
Why do we kiss on the lips?
You can thank the many nerve endings in your lips for their part in making kissing feel so very good. Your lips have more nerve endings than any other part of your body. Along with the oxytocin and dopamine that make you feel affection and euphoria, kissing releases serotonin — another feel-good chemical.
What does a single lip kiss mean?
SINGLE-LIP KISS. The single-lip kiss is a distant relative of the peck. When two people enjoy a single-lip kiss they are kissing only one of their partners lips at a time. This type of kiss is more intimate than a peck because the partners choose to be deeply focused on one section of the others mouth.