Guide from the 1940s Shows Everyone How to Kiss Correctly

There aren’t that many experiences more nerve-racking than the first kiss. Back in 1942, LIFE magazine saw this as a problem too, and the only reasonable way to fix it, of course, was the ‘How to kiss’ guide.

“WRONG: They look too juvenile if they are so stand-offish.”

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“RIGHT: Boy and girl should stand close together and not hold each other too tightly.”

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“WRONG: Sprawling all over the chair is considered ungraceful.”

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“RIGHT: Girl should sit on arm of the chair and boy should hold her firmly but lightly.”

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