Kissing

tracyTracy said:

Remember when you had no real idea about how to kiss or who you even wanted to kiss?


do you?

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Izzy said:

5:39 PM

I remember when kissing was the complete last thing on my list. I always thought i would never be kissed…when i tried to commit suicide my best friend hudson walked in the room, took the knife away from me, and kissed me. We’ve been dating ever since…

Izzy said:

5:39 PM

I remember when kissing was the complete last thing on my list. I always thought i would never be kissed…when i tried to commit suicide my best friend hudson waled in the room, took the knife, and kissed me. We’ve been dating ever since…

hii said:

2:11 AM

well mii first kiss wuz when i wuz 13
he wuz 13 2 && ii diidnt reallii kno what a reall good kiss wuz liike soo ii cant reallii judge but whenn ii kiised thiis other boyy it wus amazing

Ali said:

11:31 PM

I Was Dating This Guy Jake In 7th Grade But I Liked This Other Guy. I Wouldnt Kiss My Boyfriend Jake Cause I Swore To My Best Friend This Other Guy Would Be My First Kiss And The Only Guy I Ever Kissed. So Me And Jake Broke Up And About 3 Months Later I Starrted Dating This Other Guy. It Was An On And Off Relashionship. In September Of That Year I Kissed Him. It Was My First Kiss. Not His. And We Broke Up Again For The 4th Time. We Starrted Dating Again 8-9 Months Later And We Kissed Alot. Were Broke Up Again As About A Month Ago But I Still Stand By What I Said.

tracyTracy said:

10:51 AM

Yes, But Iv’ve never even had my first kiss

yasmin said:

5:20 PM

thats like entierly true ! :)
butt ive nver had my first kiss yet grr.

Anonymous said:

3:33 PM

My first kiss was when I was 15. I went to the cinema with a childhood friend, determined to kiss him whether he knew it or not. We were near the end of the film and still hadn’t kissed, just wrapped our arms around each other. He was one of those gentlemen types that didn’t want to assume I wanted to kiss on the first date, but I thought “Oh stuff it” and kissed him full on the lips, which soon turned to a French kiss. However I didn’t enjoy it as much as I would have liked, & we’re not together now. Its been a year since and even though I’ve been out with other guys as well, I still haven’t found that spark. Guess i’ll have to wait. :)

Anonymous said:

3:23 PM

Well my first kiss was kind of interesting; it happen on our high school activity bus coming from an game(i was 12 years old), we were dating for 3 weeks and he went right to it. It was the best thing i’ve ever experienced.(I was extremely nervous), now its been two years we’ve been dating and we have add a little more with the kiss!!!

omg said:

11:08 AM

my first kiss was at my talent show. we go to a year round school so intersession was right after and i said “goodbye kiss ” and she just walked up and i gave her a kiss on the cheek after that she gave me hug right in front of her parents. im black and my girlfriends white. ilwl her parents be offended

dude said:

1:17 PM

well my friend invited me over for a sleepover and he invited two girls overs to. We were all 12. We knew they liked us a lot. we liked them a lot too. we watched a movie. the parents went to bed downstairs. were saw the girls wispering and nodding in a corner. my friend and me both had the one we liked. anyway 5 minutes later they were both sitting next to us and we saw them each nod slightly when they suddenly just said ‘we like you a lot. we were in shock. we didn’t think they would say it out loud like that. Then out of nowhere they kind of tackled us and were kissing us. now matt and me were happy and in shock. They chased us around the house after and kept kissing us. I was very happy that time. when it started it was my first kiss. It felt absolutly amazing. That was the best sleepover i ever had.

jeanne said:

4:17 PM

haha cute! i loved it!

Anonymous said:

4:09 PM

My first kiss is one of my favorite memories. I had a crush on a girl in college (I was 16 - precocious, bua a late bloomer), and she was involved with another guy. I could tell she liked me, but we flirted heavily for about 6 months, and that was that.

Anonymous said:

2:00 PM

I was over at my best friends house , and she has this really hot brother and i liked him a lot. So i was invited over for his birthday , and he blew out the candles on his cake , and after his famliy went upstairs to get his presents , i asked him what he had wished for , and he said ‘i wished to kiss this really amazing girl’ i was really sad , because i thought he didnt like me , so i was kind of staring at the floor and all of the sudden he kisses me! It was only a few seconds long but i was so happy ! i was 13 and he was 14

Anonymous said:

2:00 PM

my first kiss….my first one was when i was very young and was not very good at all so i think of my first one as a different one. when i was 16 i through a house party, id invited the guy id fancied for ages and i kissed him. he wasnt the best kisser but it didnt matter. my first proper proper explosion kiss was 3 years later! and we’re still together. its just sad that i had to wait that long (obviously id had a lot of experience in between with girls and guys|) but it was fab the only problem is that kiss with that guy hasnt gone anywhere yet coz hes very very shy and im finding it difficult to communicate with him… should i give up

Sam said:

2:00 PM

Well, i met this guy on the street and we liked the way each other looked so we started talking. after a while, as it was snowing we went to a coffee shop. well…one thing led to another and we were on top of the table kissing and after a while he managed to spill hot chocolate all over my face. screaming from the pain, i stood up, as he tried to lick it off, burning his toungue in the process and ending up with his head in between my breasts. i got annoyed with him so i ran out of the shop, he chased me and started crying in the middle of the street because i was leaving him after ‘years of lawful sex’ as he put it. i slapped him and walked home crying because of my face. i looked really bad…I HAD A RED MARK!!!!!!

Natasha said:

1:59 PM

One day my boyfriend asked me to go to his house bcuz noone was there and he wanted to hang out. I knew this was it he was going to try to do something with me, I didnt know if he just wanted to makeout with me or have sex with me but I was so nervous because I never had sex with anyone and I never kissed anyone b4. I went to his house and we sat on his sofa watching some tv. All of a sudden he went on top of me and just flat out started kissing me with tongue and everything. It felt like we were kissing for a good 10 minutes. It happened so fast I didn’t have time to think if I was doing it right or not, it felt so goood though he was a great kisser. While we were kissing he started to unbutton my pants and pulling my shirt up but even though I was tempted I just wasnt ready for that and talked to him about it and he understood. After like 2 mths we had sex and it was the best experience I ever had. We are still going out now and I think I am in love with him, he is just so f***ing sexy!!!

Amanda said:

1:59 PM

my first kiss was magical! it was with my first boyfriend when i was 14 (im 16 now). well i was at my girlfriends b’day party but i was there early so i could help her get ready.well the first guests started to arive and my boyfriend was late. and when he finally arived he gave my friend her present and then he turned to me and said ‘ i got a present for you to’ and he full on frenched me in front of everyone. i was so happy but the best thing is we’re still together for two yrs. =)

And thats my first kiss.

hippy janet said:

1:58 PM

My first kiss at 12 was like kissing Romeo, or so I thought. 15 years after my first kiss I’m pregnant with twins. Remember kids, kissing is the gateway to twins and smoking pot is the gateway to hard drugs. You’re better off avoiding them both.

Estelle said:

1:58 PM

Well, I haven’t been kissed on the lips yet, but after my first real date (my school’s Winter Formal), I kissed my extremely shy boyfriend on the cheek and we both realized what I had done and both of us went all faint and wobbly and had to hold onto each other to keep from falling down….

Anonymous said:

1:50 PM

i’m sixteen and i don’t have a first kiss story yet! sometimes this makes me really sad and i want a boyfriend or some sort of relationship really badly. but most of the time i am not stressed about it because i know most people’s earliest experiences aren’t that great anyway, often embarassing and awkward, so why not just bypass all that and wait until the guys are more mature and hot? not that i’ve waited on purpose…the opportunity has just never presented itself. but i know it will someday and until then i love myself and my family and friends and they love me so i dont NEED a boy to feel fulfilled.

Secret Kisser said:

1:50 PM

My first kiss STANK! I mean, when I first got it, I thought it was the best thing, but the person I first kissed was a loser. He ended up trying to stalk me & stole my best CD’s, CD player, & he pretended to have sex with two of my friends in a pool hall! SICK BASTARD! but after that, I met a guy.. he was younger than me & I was still nervous about kissing @ that point. I felt pressure to kiss him first because he was younger but he was still the MAN!!! we never did kiss though.. Well, maybe a peck! =)

NAVY GIRL said:

1:50 PM

well the best kiss ( first too long a story)was w/ths guy named Ryan who was from the NAvyit was outside a hotel where we dropped him off, and it was our Junior prom, he was so hot, and sexy, so i always remember him for that. Where ever he is I miss him, and he’s made my top list!!! and i’ll never forget him for that.

melissa said:

1:50 PM

nice story!
my first kiss was when i was eight, my first french kiss was when i was ten.i went to the movies w/ my boyfriend & we did alittle more than watch the movie.

Bruno said:

1:49 PM

Cute!! I realy like, i think very cool the scene of the talk in the telephone :)

Paddy said:

1:49 PM

I love ur first kiss story It made me laugh. These days I don’t laugh too much bc my BF, Aaron left for the 8th time and I don’t know if he’ll be back. But NE wayz This comic reminded me of our first kiss bc it was my very first kiss. I had wanted to wait until I felt real love b4 kissing NE 1( he’s kissed more girls then he’d ever admit I think) I was 20 years old; he was 23 years old; we had been flirting since we had met. He asked me to go to the movies/dinner with him and I agreed. After our date we went for a walk in the park. Where we held hands for the first time and he kissed my cheek.We sat in the gazebo and held hands for the longest time we were both very nervous. He talked about how he loved my smile and how he was always watching me. finally he leaned over and kissed my cheek then as I looked up into his eyes he leaned over and kissed me square on the lips. It was the softest kiss but,he didnt stop w/ one kiss. As the night went on we sat there kissing until I realized he was french kissing me. But hey, I waited for so long to kiss somebody that we made up for my lack of experience in one night. We sat there for the next 2 and a half hours kissing.

Angel said:

1:49 PM

I love your comics. My story:

I was 15 when I had my first kiss/french with my boyfriend. We were on the bus on the way home from watching a movie and my stop was coming. So I hugged him goodbye and he pulled me in. I was so surprised! Though I knew he was more experienced, I knew this was his first french. It was not the greatest kiss in world with fireworks in the background, needless to say. Now that I think about, I never learned to kiss with him. We broke up soon afterwards.

Misha said:

1:48 PM

Nice story =^.^= I’m a sucker for journal comics and the like, so I love these. And the format is great! Great example of how comics can and are a form of self-expression.

Anyway, I’m 17, and I don’t really have ‘one first kiss’ as much as a series of kisses. My first peck happened when I was 14, with my first boyfriend, Dan; it was a dare. I also had lots of cute little pecks and smooches with my next boyfriend, Mike. My first french kiss happened when I was 15, and was with a girl; a good friend of mine, actually. This also led to my first ‘making out’ session. So far, I’ve kissed more girls than guys, and so far, I like it better.

My god, I sound like I’ve been around the mill; truth be told, I really haven’t dated much at all…which is fine with me, as I find the entire practice all too tiring. I’m happy just having good friends.

kim said:

1:48 PM

I love ‘traced’ I have a 14 year old daughter and I really can see her being able to relate with the comic strip. Thank you for letting us all into your normal life and helping us to know that we are normal too.

Lizzie said:

1:48 PM

Your comic on kissing was interesting! I remember my first kiss. It was with my bf Rob. I was 15 and he was 17. We were at a pool and our friends were telling us, ‘KISS,KISS,KISS’ So I looked at him and he looked at me and we just stared then I went to kiss his cheek and he turned his head and my lips landed on his. I felt like the luckiest girl on earth! Then just as I had been introduced to kissing he showed me how the ‘French’ do it. The things that he could do with his tounge!

Amy said:

1:48 PM

I loved that comic, it was my first online one.

Heres my story:

My first peck was on the last day at school with my bf Ollie. We were both 14.

Savanna said:

1:47 PM

well my first kiss was with this guy named Scott E and i so didnt know what to do… he surprised me when he kiss me (well french kissed me).. it was scary bc i thought i was so bad.. but i guess not bc he asked me out a couple days later.. but we only went out for 11 days!! but all well i wouldnt change my first kiss for anything!!

Juli said:

1:47 PM

Wow, that was some story! My experience was a little different…. I had seen Mike around my house, (he lives near by) and always thought he was cute. I was totally excited when some guys on my street became friends with him. We would hang around in groups a lot and play fight and flirt a lot and i was so excited. One day I got him alone in a church parkinglot, and out of no where he said to me ‘I want to kiss you’! For an hour we talked about how we felt about each other and it was great. After we had talked for a long time we finally kissed and it was great! Even though we are just friends now he is such a nice guy I’m glad he was my first kiss.

Angie W. said:

1:46 PM

i REALLY LIKE YOUR KISSING STORY, WANNA HEAR MINE
I WAS 14 AND HE WAS 17. HIS NAME IS AARON S. I WAS ACTUALLY ON PUNISHMENT FOR TALKING TO HIM TOO LATE ON THE PHONE. HE WAS THE BEST FRIEND OF MY BEST FRIENDS BOYFRIEND. ANYWAY HE CAME TO MY HOUSE AND WE JUST HUNG OUT AND PLAYED VIDEO GAMES ETC. NO ONE WAS HOME EXCEPT FOR ME. ABOUT 2 HOURS AFTER HE GOT THERE WE WERE PLAY FIGHTING AND HE FELL ON TOP OF ME. THERE WAS THE MOST PERFECT KISS I’VE STILL TO THIS DAY EVER HAD. AND WE KEPT KISSING UNTIL HE LEFT. WHEN HE FINALLY LEFT, I SMILED ALL NIGHT AND CALLED MY BEST FRIEND. AND I COULDN’T WAIT TO SEE HIM AGAIN, WE KISSED IN SCHOOL AND AFTER SCHOOL AND WHENEVER WE SAW EACH OTHER. WE REMAINED FRIENDS THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL, AND HE ENDED UP BEING MY ‘FIRST’, FOR SOME OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS. THREE YEARS LATER.

Cortney said:

1:46 PM

I loved the comic your kiss went so much better than mine in fact i’m a bit jelouse

I was 12 and he was 16 we where just outside the house and it was dark i was laughing at one of his jokes and all of the sudden we where kissing. It was great till we got back to school by then everyone had found out about it. ( I went to a school that was k-12, and there high school started at 7th grade) It was my first day in high school and that was the first official bit of gossip so it was on everyones mind. After a while it started to change and everyone was saying that instead of just kissing we went ‘all the way’. His friends congradulated him for ‘getting some’ and mine shunned me for ‘giving some’. I asked him to help me set the rumor strait and he said ‘why’ it made me so mad.

Anonymous said:

1:46 PM

I just read your kissing story, and it was excellent. Thanks for that.

Anonymous said:

1:45 PM

I was leaving for vacation, and saying goodbye, and i leaned in to give her a platinoc peck on the lips. It turned into this steamy, 60-second kiss that melted my eyes into my head. We stepped back, I said good bye, and left. I had two weeks of break to mull over that kiss

Seth said:

1:45 PM

I got back, we made out a couple times after that, and then she dropped me for that other guy. We are both now married to other people (myself, very happily - her, I have no idea), and I haven’t talked to her in years, but that kiss changed my life. It made me less of a neurotic nerd, for one. For another, it reminded me that that spark (for all its cupidity) was very real, and very important. I managed to hold on to some of my romantic nature, due in no small part to that kiss.

Sara said:

1:45 PM

Ah my first kiss…it happened when I was 16 years old with an older guy who later turned out to be a real jerk. We were in this dirt lot and it was over the hood of his car…me on one side and him on the other. Just a few simple kisses on the lips and it was over. I must say, however, my one true (and current :) ) love is so much better than he ever was…

tess said:

1:43 PM

I only wish the setting of my first kiss was at a party; as it was, I was wearing the ultimate in high-school geekwear - a marching band uniform. Yes, indeed - red polyester jacket & pants, thick plastic overvest with a big ‘K’ on it (hey, ‘K’ for ‘kiss’ - never thought of that… heh), white vinyl spats… the big fuzzy white Q-tip helmet at my side. He was wearing the same thing, though, so it was all good - and he did kiss well. Our next encounter was much better, though - drunk at a party, our mouths tasting of cloves and Bartles and James blueberry wine cooler. Ah, dear Fred. Probably working a gas pump with his name sown on his shirt somewhere today, but at 15 he was hot, hot, hot.

jenn said:

1:43 PM

Thanks for sending the new comic address to me Tracy! I really enjoy reading them and the new one is really good! I will never forget my first kiss. It was with a guy who was so much more experianced than me and had been going out for about a week before he kissed me. I didn’t even see it coming but it was awesome when he did it. He was a really good kisser and after that we kissed not stop until we broke up. I was in 8th grade and wasn’t really expecting it to work out but I will always remember that moment!

michael k said:

1:42 PM

my first kiss came when i was 14. the girl i was ‘dating’ erika d, kissed for the first time during passing time. we had been ‘dating’ (which, in the suburbs means talking on the phone while watching the same tv show) for about 3 weeks. within a week after our first kiss, she dumped me for a 10th grader. sigh.

the much more intersting story is about my first true love - sara r. she lived about 1.5 hours away. we met at a high school debate tournament in moorhead, mn (up by fargo). she had a cast on her right leg. i actually do don’t remember why we began talking - although i think it was because she debated one of my teammates. anyhow, we exchanged addresses. i would say i wrote her letters at least 4 times a week, if not more. a month later, she sent me a letter asking me to her 10th grade formal. given she lived in so far away, she had already pre-arranged with her mother that i would be able to spend the night at their place. holy crap. so we go to the dance, and on the dance floor, during some cheezy song by … some hair band of the day … she pulled my head down and laid a big kiss on my lips. for the rest of the evening i don’t think our lips seperated. i remember going back to her place with 2 other couples. they watched _dirty_dancing_ and sara and i sat on the love seat and made out THE ENTIRE MOVIE - i don’t even think she got up to show them to the door. this evening started what ended up being nearly a 2 year long-distance relationship.

Anonymous said:

1:42 PM

Great great piece, Tracy! One of my favorites now. You captured that first kiss experience so accurately, I felt like I was in the moment. And the chart was hilarious! Very clever! And the last text panel said it all. But I’m curious as to which 5% WASN’T based on real life…

Derek Kirk said:

1:41 PM

Also, like everyone else on this comment box, the story made me think of my first kiss too… I’ve been planning a story based around that myself, so I’ll just shut up for now. But I envy your first kiss, cause at least it seemed like you enjoyed it. Mine was more in the realm of… I don’t know, perplexity? Anyway, keep up the fantastic work! I really wish you could update more often, but I understand about real life getting in the way. Damn real life…

Waiting with bated breath for the next story…

didi said:

1:40 PM

i remember a guy i had a ‘memorable’ kiss with. i was fond (read: wet) of him– great body, nice butt, ponytailed hair, tall & tan in jeans & white shirt– even my girdle would fall down on its own when i see him.

so there we were in his studio-type room (he brought me there ok?), sitting on his bed in (his) too wet kiss… and (his) too much tongue… thank goodness, i was close to snapping out ‘hey, Spot, stop it.’

gail shafer said:

1:39 PM

Hi Tracy! Thanks for sending me the new comic to review last week before posting it on the web. I love it! It’s so important and comforting to be truly known by you, both through shared experiences and a sense of understanding about who we are as people. It’s great to have a friend that I want to tell when important things happen in my life-the kinds of things that make a person who they are and contribute to who they’ll become. I remember how much our friendship meant to us as teens, and how much better it made life to go through those ‘new experiences’ together. I’m glad we still share the important things with each other. Knowing and being known by people- that’s what makes life meaningful! I look forward to seeing more of your comics, and to seeing you. The illustrations are especially fun. You really capture us back then! Remember when you used to get poison ivy? I have it now-Ugh! Love, Gail

Denis said:

1:39 PM

At the bike races in California, going into 7th grade. Under the light pole. didn’t even know the guy, but he LOOKED cute at the time. Said what the heck. Kissed for all but a minute. Light went out. Karma???? Never got his name. Didn’t even know where he was from.

Natali said:

1:39 PM

Um…reading this comic made me think about my first kiss!! I have nothing else to say but the comic was great!!

alice said:

1:38 PM

sean in camp breezemont — i forget how old or
the year — i feel like i was in junior high — 7th
grade or something

i didn’t really like him but wanted to kiss someone

after i officially didn’t like him anymore my friends
would make fun of him behind his back.

Anonymous said:

1:38 PM

on the front porch. i was 14 and i was so nervous i tripped and my forhead bashed into his nose. im so glad those days are over.