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I Think Men Should Start Kissing Womens Hands Again

I know not all women would like it, but I would 517 People

    It Isn't Me

    I have my own ways, my own gestures and this just isn't one of them. I don't go around touching others, and I don't let others just go around touching me. I will give a handshake at least and look you straight in the eyes as I do. My grip won't hurt, but it won't be soft either...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 8 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    It Was Love At First Kiss

    It is indeed how I met my wife in 1994 my friend introduced me to her - they were old school friends I took her hand gently...and kissed her hand lovingly - looked into her eyes and said "hello" At that time I was seeing a girl already so nothing more came of that greeting... 6...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 8 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    It Happened Unexpectedly

    While on a road trip I was introduced to a European gentleman who worked at the Mansion where I stayed. The lady in charge and I had become good friends and I loved having a conversation with her. It was a lovely place to stay, elegant, fabulous grounds, and gracious people. A...
    WhiteRosesDelivered WhiteRosesDelivered 66-70, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    Why Not!

    This romantic gesture has been around for this long and has been proven to help bring back true intimacy into our society as well as set a great mood for the whole time you and your partner are together
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Still Do

    Where I come from, It's a little ol town called Chivalry,...there are many towns of this name,..just look for a Lady, and A gentleman is sure to be found. See and Ladies? Were have all the Gentleman gone? Any who,...I have always had a respectful kiss placed upon my hand when...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    The Hand

    I love it when a charming gentleman takes me softly by my hand and gently brings it to his lips........I kindof get memeorized by it.....than the barely there kiss comes. The warmth from contact.
    Candyapple1234 Candyapple1234 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    Romance

    Wouldn't it be romantic if guys still kissed women's hands?In some ways in can be a little creepy, but only if is over done I suppose.I say bring it back :)
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Nov 4, 2012

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    A Man's Seduction

    Actually, I DON'T want to use that old greeting of men kissing the back of ALL womens' hands. A handshake will do for me, thanks. But from that "special man", hubby, lover, ect, I think it's endearing! Or from the occational rogue, that does it to annoy other men, it can be sexy...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Always

    I am really not sure why, but I always do, it's habit, I don't even think about it. *hugs all* j
    jrnokes jrnokes 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29, 2012

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    I Have Had My Hand Kissed

    I went to an event with a friend.  Since she knew everybody already, she took me around, making introductions.One of the gentlemen took the hand I gave him to shake, bowed over it, and kissed it!  Rarely have I been more surprised by a turn of human behavior.It was elegantly...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    That's nasty af... We should start saying hello

    by kissing little boy penis again
    Banned4SmthinStpid Banned4SmthinStpid 70+, M Sep 7, 2014

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    Symbolic

    There are some great things that have come out of our more modern views. This includes relationships. We should change and grow as people. However, there are many things we should not loose. I think it is a good idea to mix in a little of the past. This is one of those things I...
    mansheartandmind mansheartandmind 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    How To React When They Kiss Your Hand?

    I have only experienced my hand kissed a few times. Once with my ex-boyfriend and it was nice and soft. Second time was a random guy who danced with me at a party and I did not even know his name (it was a masquerade ball so I did not even see behind the mask- although later I...
    uggh uggh 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    A Lovely Gesture ...

    A male friend of mine from some years ago used to do this.  He is a very flamboyant character, fancies himself as a bit of a Lord Byron I'd say ... definitely mad, bad and dangerous to know.  One of those very charming young men!The first time he kissed my hand I was so...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 19 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Absolutely!

    I love it when a man kisses my hand...as infrequent as it is...but when it does happen...it's hard to explain, it just makes me feel appreciated, ...like a lady....respected....it's an old fashioned gesture, but it's a good one, and definetly men.....start doing it again!
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    For The First Time For The Last Time...

    On the evening of our high school graduation, it was the usual fare. Everyone was decked out in their formal attire, guys in tuxedos and girls in their wide assortment of prom gowns. I graduated in a small class, being that it was a small rural high school, so everyone pretty...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 14 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    I'm A Romantic

    I've only done this once, but she loved it! I don't know why I haven't done it since. Do a lot of women like being kissed on the hand?
    hotblooded58 hotblooded58 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    Call Me A Sap But..........

    Call me a sap or a sucker for the romance but cant you just picture it!!!! You are out on a date and you are really getting along well. The talk comes easy, you are comfortable and having fun. The guy is smart, funny and so easy to be yourself around. But there's something more...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 13 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    I actually do that whenever I can to my

    girlfriend. (which basically means I never do nukes we are alone, because she hates PDA even if there is even one onlooker) but I think it's a sweet little way to show her I love her, because other than a kiss on the lips, I think the hands are a very intimate place to kiss...
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M May 12

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    It's A Sign Of Appreciation

    I don't know about the Western society, but it's something ordinary over here. Like, even when I was a kid, and to this day, I still kiss my moms hand. It's a sign of respect, appreciation, and love. And I don't mean the way you generally see in movies neccesarily, like, you...
    OblivionsCreation OblivionsCreation 18-21, M Apr 6, 2012

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    It's So Sensual

    The first time I actually kissed a girl in a romantic way was on her hand when about 11 or 12. We were in school re-enacting some play out of a book, and in the scene, I (as the male lead) walked up to this girl, looked her in the eyes, slowly took her hand and planted a soft...
    WillAshton WillAshton 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    I Call Bs.

    Yeah it's charming and cute and what not....but i'm sure it stopped for a reason...You ever think about where a woman's hand may have been? o__o?All the things she may have tocuhed on her way to you.She coud have been picking her nose or itching her arse or something...Sure it's...
    Jnrx Jnrx 18-21 2 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    To Be Kissed

    To be kissed on the hand by any man is the greatest compliment any woman can receive. Even as he reaches for your hand and lifts it to him you feel flutters and often blush. For you know you have met a gentleman and are overcome with the moment. As I became a more mature woman I...
    WhiteRosesDelivered WhiteRosesDelivered 66-70, F Oct 29, 2012

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    "what Have We Done To Deserve This?" Is What I Asked Of Myself!

    I was leaving the post office, on a day not too long ago, when a man, with a smile of friendliness and good will - before me, opened the door for me to pass...as I did, and so grateful that "here was a gentleman in these dark ages" I began to thank him. And yet to my surprise, he...
    martigreciaodalyz martigreciaodalyz 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    Call Me Old Fashioned...

    Ok call me old fashioned, but I think it is chivalrous when a man kisses the hand of a woman upon introduction, especially if he is attracted to the women.  It adds something to the attraction, it is romantic and very sweet.  Of course since men don't do this kind of thing I am...
    yeaandso yeaandso 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2011

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    Sweet, Polite And Respectful!

    I think that gesture is the sweetest and most polite show of affection. Instead of pouncing onto a woman's lips and making out in public all the time, this gesture shows that a man is still in control of his urges, his love and respect for the one he loves. I would respect this...
    donutsal donutsal 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2011

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    Men Have Forgotten That Woman Are Fradgile

    I understand that some girls are not delicate and sensitive heart-ed but I know as a child it hurt me when my cousin put a crystal bracelet on my wrist and then walked over my heart... he was deliberately hurting me after sexually hurting also ... I was only 7 and he was 16 I...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2011

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    It Should've Never Stopped!!

    Yup, I totally agree, men should start doing it again! I know it didn't really end, but it's not as much as it used to be.. I actually find it more respectful then any other types of kisses, well the forehead is actually a winner! But yeah so is this one. :) I know not all...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    We Wish

    I was brought up in an old fashioned family with old fashioned values and believe woman are the weaker sex and should be looked after and respected .They are the bearers of our children and the ones in most families that cook clean and look after not only our children but also us...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2011

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    It Happened To Me :)

    Yeah it happened to me last night. It was really sweet. We were saying good-bye and instead of kissing me on the lips, which I wasn't ready for yet, he took my hand and kissed it. I was so not expecting it, but it was really nice. So I am definitely for it
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Yes.

    I'm at the age to remember such a time but I do not know how such a practice would be received now days. What do you women think about this?
    JoeBone JoeBone 66-70, M Jul 22, 2011

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    Many times I have to let guys I date know how

    to kiss me. It shouldnt be the same thing all the time. Im a good kisser and Sometimes i have to let the boys know they have to get creative. I can tell if they are an amateur. Kiss me on my neck too and work your way down, damn it! Kiss my hands too.What about my back and my...
    Nubiannqueen Nubiannqueen 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Kiss Me On My Hand ...

    I love it sooo much when ... A Guy kisses me on the Hand ... It's the Polite way of Expressing Love & Desire ... Makes me Feel so Tender ... Adore Me .. Love Me ... Kiss me on My Hand ...   
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Kissing our hands, shoulders

    and foreheads <3
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2014

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    Awww That Would Be Really Sweet, But Awkward...?

    Well, I don't know much else to say about that. Lol, I said my main point.It would be just like in fairy tales. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 14, 2011

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    Ok man stop acting like women and act like a man. Take care of the women like you're supposed to, as the way it used to be stop crying men, women cry women wanted men to be more in...
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    I am really starting to disagree with this statement, sexual tension always seems to get in the way.....
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 38 Responses May 6

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    I do think that men can be jerks at time. However, I think for some they don't realise that they are being a jerk and don't mean to be. It is upsetting though because it hurts when...
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    I think a girl and guy can be just friendsI don't have many guy friends though and find it difficult to make friendship with men as I am not sure how to behave I get accused of...
    aleema77 aleema77 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Just a questions. I was out at a "bro night" the other night and all they talked about was how hot other women were and how nice of assets they have. This makes me believe all men...
    LunaFox LunaFox 22-25, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I wish there were more men and women in the world who could understand this. In my teenage years I had more focus on having male friends. I appreciate their objectivity and...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 1 Response May 16

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    I knew a guy who spent too much time getting close, tried to know every single thing about me, all details about my personality, he was even interested in knowing about my dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 3

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    I think so. Just bc you have a vagina doesn't mean I want to sleep with you. I have lots of female friends that I never came on to. Now not everyone is like that but for me I can...
    RastaGotSoul RastaGotSoul 22-25, M 5 Responses May 16

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