What do you guys think about hand kissing?** The Hand Kiss **
In a social setting, even a casual Happy Hour, kissing the woman's
hand instead of shaking it on that first introduction can earn you
OODLES of Romance Points in her book. I do this as a matter of habit,
if the lady is at all charming and gives me any hint at all that she
won't freak about it.
Many years ago, talking with a female friend, the topic came up
somehow. She stated that she'd been talking with several girlfriends
not too long previously, and they had UNANIMOUSLY agreed that kissing
the lady's hand was the single most romantic gesture that a man could
make, and it ALWAYS got their attention when a guy did it.
My personal experience: I have NEVER had a negative reaction from a
lady on this. NEVER.
You don't have to do the deep bow you see in the movies. You actually
don't have to bow at all, although a LITTLE bit of one won't hurt. I
find it works even better if you can make eye contact at the moment or
And you get a very quick reading on whether she is used to having her
hand kissed or not, based on how quickly she reads the cue that this
is your intent and how she rides it.
Do you think it's good or bad?