Have you heard about Oxytocin? It is called the love hormone because it is produced in our bodies when we kiss. It is still debatable whether we kiss the ones we love, or love the ones we kiss. Either way, kissing boosts bonding, as the rising levels of Oxytocin intensify the feelings you have for your partner.
Brings the Feel Good Factor to the Fore
A recent experiment conducted by a director involved getting 20 people in a room, pairing them and asking them to kiss in front of the camera. The initial awkwardness soon gave way to intense feelings as in a real life romance, once the participants get their lips locked. Some of them incredibly shed all their earlier inhibition to kiss with absolute abandon. The video seeks to confirm the claims made by researchers that kissing makes the ‘feel good’ factors of both the mind and the body come to the fore.
Kissing makes you feel healthy and happy according to another school of thought. It means more displays of affection and this can lead to a positive attitude. Sharing a kiss can make you feel secure and better about yourself and can do wonders to your self-confidence.
Tells Your Brain Cells to Relax
A kiss packs in a dynamite of emotions because lips are packed with neurons. Lips are credited with having the most densely populated allotment of sensory neurons, not found anywhere in the body. The stimulus lips receive during kissing also increases nervous system activity in the body, thus helping to alleviate depression. Interestingly, brain waves also shift to a pattern that signals relaxation.
Gives a Free Boost of Happiness
We are all aware of the positive effects of adrenaline on our body. A hot, passionate session of kissing can accelerate release of adrenaline, which can make you feel intensely better. Kissing is also known to release endorphins, a hormone associated with happiness and positive feelings. So, next time you need a free boost of happiness, you know exactly what to do!
A kiss is not just a sign of affection. Research reveals that it’s something women use to evaluate men, a tool men often use to influence women and a relationship sealer for couples. However, it’s also a way to de-stress, strengthen your immune system, and put fuel on lusty desires.
So, turn on the fun, kiss with absolute abandon as many times as you feel like and let happiness and contentment flow freely.
Finally, here is probably the best way to summarize what a kiss is all about. The author has, unfortunately, chosen to remain anonymous.