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First kiss

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If like many other girls you are waiting for your first kiss, you’ll know it can be exciting and daunting all at the same time. Lots of girls worry about what technique to use, being really nervous or that your special someone will fall into fits of laughter. Here are some tips that should make this very special moment in your life memorable:

  • Kissing is the most natural pastime in the world and whilst it’s ok to practice on your pillow when the time comes you will instinctively know what to do.
  • Being nervous can make lips dry so moisturise with a lip balm or clear gloss.
  • Don’t rush it. Relax and take your time and you could even let the other person take the lead.
  • A first kiss is a very personal moment in anyone’s life so don’t be afraid to tell your date that you would prefer NOT to do it in front of a group of friends.
  • Whilst it can be fun to gaze into someone’s eyes when kissing, some people find it uncomfortable. So, just as your lips are about to touch, gently close your eyes and enjoy the moment.
  • Turn your head slightly to the right or left to ensure noses don’t bump. Don’t worry if they do - it’s ok to laugh and it takes time to get to know what the other person likes.
  • You may ask yourself what do I do with the rest of my body… a good tip is to lightly place your arms around the other person’s neck or waist.
  • If you’re a little taller than someone, don’t worry, you can just bend your head a little.
  • Don’t feel pressured into French kissing (when the tongue is placed gently in the mouth). But if you feel that this is something you would like to try, slowly open your mouth and gently touch the other person’s lips with your tongue, they will get the hint and respond.
  • We all like encouragement but very often moaning or sighing is difficult when your lips are locked, so instead gently squeeze the other person’s arm, or simply stop, give them a smile and continue.
  • Finally, when the moment has ended don’t be tempted to pull away, instead rest your head on the other person’s shoulder and give them a hug so they understand you enjoyed your first kiss.

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chubby duck (seen me alot?)

Mostly i like girls. I dont actually like any in my class yet.. (theres 3 girls in my yr group in my entire school ;-;) but when i move to secondary hopefully i can find the right girl.. (or boy, y’never know) xx ♥️😂

First kiss please?

I am in yr 8 and have always wanted to kiss a boy.

Unicorn 13

I haven't had my first kiss yet and I am 13 but do have a crush. I am planning on telling him how I feel but I am too scared to say it. I am trying to work out if he likes me and then I think of all the girls who are much prettier than me and that I stand no chance. We are good friends too he even knows I have started my periods but I don't know if we are just friends.


I'm 13 and I have a boyfriend. I haven't had my first kiss yet but he wants to give me my first kiss. I'm so nervous.

sarahhhhh xoxo

at a disco forced by 'friends'. I wanted to wait to have a nice first kiss but no. it was tongue and all. lasted roughly 6 secs


Is the age of 11 a alright age to have a first kiss??

the bahamas r awesome to amazing for me!

Hey, I had my first kiss when i was four but i dont think that counted and then many more until i was ten. can i say that it didnt count??? because i want to make it special at my senior school next year or whenever and otherwise if i find a guy he might not like me bacuse ive already kissed.


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