National Kissing Day: Over 80% of Brits Would Kiss on the First Date

National Kissing Day: Over 80% of Brits Would Kiss on the First Date

There have been plenty of rules about kissing on the first date but British singletons are breaking them all with 88 per cent saying they would kiss someone on a first date.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, men were more game for a first date kiss than women with only 5 per cent saying they would never kiss on a first date.

Women were slightly more reserved with 13 per cent stating that a first date kiss was out of the question.

Over one in 10 men said that they would regularly kiss on the first date, compared to just 6 per cent of women.

Despite this, it shows that both women and men’s confidence is growing when it comes to dating and we’re no longer waiting around to find our perfect partner.

Women also admitted that they have no trouble in the confidence stakes as 79 per cent said they would quite happily make the first move on a dating site.

Sarah Beeny, TV personality and founder of who conducted the survey, said, “Attitudes to dating and first date kisses have changed in recent years.  

“We are starting to shake off that stigma that can sometimes be attached to ‘making the first move’. It’s great to see that both men and women are growing alike in confidence, and becoming more open about the dating scene.”

“We are slowly shaking off that cringe factor, which is exactly what MySingleFriend is all about. No painful profile writing, endless sign-up pages and extortionate fees.

“As all your friends are linked on the site, singles can check out who knows who, giving you a much better picture of the person you might be dating.

“Your friend can recommend singles for you to date too, much amusement for the meddling matchmaker! Why not give it a go?”

Would you kiss on a first date or is it a no go? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us @FemaleFirst_UK

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