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A Kiss for the Hopelessly Jaded

Mark Morford | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media
Mark Morford

Do not misunderstand. Some (most?) pop culture chyme comes predisposed to caricature, and frequently deserves parody (Hi, Kanye West). But in the case of a humble and heartfelt, low-budget moment, parody can also be the sincerest form of casual cruelty.

The Story Behind "First Kiss"

Tatia Pilieva | Posted 03.17.2014 | Good News
Tatia Pilieva

Instinctually I knew that if we did this project, we'd need to approach it as a documentary to capture the intimacy and we'd have to control it visually to catch the unpredictable nature of what was going to happen in front of the camera.

First Kisses, Intimacy and Eternity

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 03.12.2014 | Weddings
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

A kiss is not just a kiss, no matter what Herman Humphrey's 1931 famous song "As Time Goes By" suggests. The touch of someone's lips on your own is ...

Gourami, aka Kissing Fish: New York City, April, 2010

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I'm staying in my Aunt Janet's place on the upper west side while on a job in New York It's a classic old apartment that my late Uncle Jim's parent...

Brennan Williams

WATCH: How To Direct The Perfect Valentine's Day Kiss

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.20.2014 | Black Voices

What goes into a perfect kiss? You need skill and technique, and a lot of communication with your significant other. Everybody's personal preferences ...

Don't Celebrate This Valentine's Day With Your Allergies

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Valentine's Day is a special occasion to celebrate your love with fun and romantic activities. Don't let allergens interfere with the festivities. With a little research and care, you can enjoy a safe, fun and allergy-free Valentine's Day.

WATCH: Kissing Is WAY More Complicated Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.11.2014 | Science

Kissing feels good--no doubt about that. But why does it feel good, and what happens inside your body when you lock lips with a loved one? The ans...

Yeah, I Kiss My Sons... So What?

Doug Zeigler | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Doug Zeigler

If we want our sons to grow up and be good partners to those with whom they choose to have relationships, don't we owe it to them to show how to express feelings and love?

11 Signs Christmas Brings Out The Love In All Of Us

Posted 12.25.2013 | Weddings

The cold weather, the twinkly lights, the mistletoe in every room -- it's no wonder people tend to pucker up during the holiday season. So in honor of...

20 Kisses To Make You Thankful You Have No One To Kiss Under The Mistletoe

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

Sad that you don't have anyone to kiss under the mistletoe this year? Don't be! Kissing is the most awkward thing ever -- and we have proof. The ce...

Positive Statuses and Challenges From a Dating Perspective

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Preetam Kaushik

In a world that is obsessed with fitness, six-pack-abs, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, there is something more imperative that's been taking a ...

Apparently Desperation Is A Good Look

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Blake Grigsby wants you to kiss him not because he's Irish, but because he's desperate. Watch him and his sign reel in the ladies at Venice Beach ...

The Art of Kissing Your Husband

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I rolled over and kissed my husband. Not a quick peck to say goodnight. Not as a gesture of marital love. But as though I were kissing him for the first time.

Laugh and the World Laughs With You, Snore and You Sleep Alone (Anonymous)

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

There are those who argue that sleeping separately is a sign of a troubled marriage. But, if a marriage is strong and consists of daily embracing, intimacy, kissing and words of love, sleeping separately will not endanger the relationship.

Is That Really How You Get A Girl To Kiss You?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.17.2013 | Comedy

Would you kiss a guy wearing pink? Are you a guy that wears pink? Do you have the magic power to turn a not pink shirt, pink? Watch pranksters, Stu...

WATCH: Bill Murray, King Of The Awkward Kissers

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.09.2013 | Comedy

Does anyone really care if Bill Murray is the most awkward kisser of all time? This man can do no wrong, and will be known as a master of... Basically...

What My First Kiss Taught Me About Love

Wes Janisen | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Wes Janisen

When I compare my first kiss with a girl to my make-out session with what's-his-name, I realize that sexual orientation sometimes takes a back seat to other tenants of our identities, even as it relates to love.

Never Been Kissed?

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

People in movies never kiss. But they "almost" do. Just when you think your favorite stars are about to steal a smooch, and put an end to the building...

Ugly

Mallory Yael Seegal | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Mallory Yael Seegal

I remember the points in time, like constellations, / when your hands were still warm / and the floating starships of your fists made galactic mist, / red dwarves to kiss my skin.

LOOK: Why This Couple Spent Two Years Kissing All Over Britain

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weddings

One British couple found a romantic way to enjoy a little PDA and honor Britain's iconic seaside piers -- by kissing on every single one. Hazel Pre...

LOOK: Turks Lock Lips To Protest Public Kissing Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Dozens of couples have locked lips at a subway stop in Turkey's capital, Ankara, to protest subway authorities' admonishment of a co...

WATCH: 'The East' Star Dishes On Same-Sex Smooch

Posted 05.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Up-and-coming actress Brit Marling came on HuffPost Live to discuss her role in the environmental activism thriller, "The East" opening in theaters Ma...

Things I Can't Tell My Daughter

Danielle Herzog | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Danielle Herzog

My 4-year-old daughter thinks I'm perfect. I can say with certainty that she is the only human being on this entire earth that thinks that.

Hugging.. Kissing.. Cuddling: 6 Healthy Benefits Of Expressing Love

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Good news, lovebirds! If you're planning to celebrate with your Valentine in the coming weeks, get ready to toast to your health. Earlier this week...

Meatless Monday: Hopping John -- A Frugal Feast for New Year's Day

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.02.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Make it for luck, for cheap, for health, for a hangover cure, but when you make Hopping John, you're doing more than making dinner, you're keeping alive a great culinary and cultural tradition.