The group surveyed a total of 1, undergraduate students both male and female on numerous aspects of kissing behavior. These kisses are ideal during "spontaneous" moments, as part of a larger effort to build connection and rapport for more, see here. Soft lips are helpful, as well, so don't skimp on the lip balm. Partners who committed to a kiss, rather than making out half-heartedly, were viewed as better kissers. Besides, you want to see how your partner kisses back. It may be heartfelt and passionate, perhaps with a bit of playful flirting. However, they were also found to be more passionate. Download The Times of India news app for your device. Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Source: Failing to do so, you might not get a second chance. When you want your partner to feel good and "like" you, remember to give them a smooch. Both men and women use kissing for mate assessment—to decide on a potential partner. Ignoring everything but sexualised parts Genitals are great, no doubt, but you should definitely pay attention to other parts of your lover's body and focus for some time on their entire body — knees, wrists, back and stomach are highly erogenous zones for men as well as women. Not kissing Believe it or not, many people and this includes women don't kiss their partner when they're having sex. Passionate make-outs are often necessary and effective precursors to further intimacy. At times, it makes or breaks potential relationships.