20 First Kisses. From Distance to Intimacy in One Moment.

Via elephant journal
on Mar 10, 2014
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first love kiss intimacy


Kissing someone for the first time is scary, fun, intimate, awkward…and the best thing ever.

“We asked twenty strangers to kiss for the first time…”

Relephant bonus:

How to Kiss.

The song:

This is why I love Reddit. The Comments:

We’re made for passion, for love, for intimacy.

“What’s your name again?”

“I just really want to hug you now”

“Proof that two strangers can feel an instantaneous love for one another, if only for a brief moment. It brings us back to the very core of what it means to be human. So beautifully, naturally, simply human. I don’t understand why people are always so ready to hate each other.”

“That went from awkward to beautiful in moments.

Made me smile after a tough day. Thanks.”


For more:

The Art and Science of a Kiss.


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10 Responses to “20 First Kisses. From Distance to Intimacy in One Moment.”

  1. LDW says:

    Beautiful… kiss someone if you can. Or at least give them a real hug. We're meant to connect with one another <3

  2. Erreka says:

    Ah, this was so beautiful that it made me cry. Lovely.

  3. Tempe says:

    Beautiful video, song, and music video. Excellent start to the day. In the video, there was a familiar face. The woman who says “We’re going to kiss…” (right before her younger, male make-out partner nervously squeaks “I know!”) is Jill Larson. You may remember her as the snooty wife of the Headmaster of the private school in the campy instant classic, “Were the World Mine.” She ends up bewitched to love the protagonist’s mother.

  4. This is beautiful, it shows a real sense of connection, from the awkward first moment to being lost in that first kiss… makes you wonder if any of these pairings stayed in touch afterwards 🙂

  5. Lori Anderson says:

    Amazingly beautiful!!!

  6. Jennifer says:

    I have watched it 3 times today. The nervous giggles and then the connection was incredible. There is nothing more important than the kiss.

  7. Karen katz says:

    in the movie version of A Room With a View, the contrast between the first kisses of the heroine and the two men in her life are a wonderful illustration of the above-when the young man kisses her in florence, it is earth shattering, passionately cataclysmic-back in England, her fiancé kisses her very unskillfully-guess who she ends up with in the end?

  8. jack says:

    Beautiful and funny. Though I've never know a lady to offer her tongue the first time.

  9. Lola-be says:

    Jack, perhaps more ladies are in your future and perhaps they'll offer you their tongue the first time. 😉