Lauri-Leah Momberg
3 minute read
10 Dec 2019
7:46 am

The lessons learnt from a first, very bad kiss

Lauri-Leah Momberg

The lessons learnt from my first smooch proved a few things to me...

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First dates, first kisses, first sexual encounters with a new partner or a first time trying something new. New experiences are often considered a little scary, intimidating or foreign. The prospect of attempting something “different” can create an absolute tangle of stress. Apart from the fact that with no prior experience, things can go very wrong, there is also a massive chance of embarrassing oneself or, worse, being let down by the experience. My first kiss was all of the above. There I was, 12 years old at a house party or “overs” as teens in my day used to...