First kisses can be pretty awkward. You are unsure of what to expect, and you do not know whether she will return the kiss or not. It is always good to prepare before a first kiss. You may think that I am making it sound like you are to partake in a very important sports competition, but I want to stress the fact that you have to make your first kiss right. For some, the impression of a first kiss may last for a long time. It is what could even decide if there will be a next date (or kiss). So if you really like the girl and would want to have a next date with her, read about some of the tips to prepare yourself for your first kiss:
Make a mental pre-first kiss checklist
You may have gone out to a restaurant and by chance have eaten an onion in dinner. Before you dive into your first kiss, do a breath check. To be sure, keep some Tic Tacs or breath sprays handy because you never know when you might use them. Also, pick the most perfect place where you want your first kiss to be. Make sure that it is not too much public (lest you might people watching you kiss like it is some open spectacle) or too private that she may think that you are coming on too strong or that you may want to take things further. Remember, this is your first kiss. Everything should be perfect (or at least ideal).
Take a deep breath. Relax.
Kissing should not be treated as rocket science or a make-or-break exam (although if you fail to do this right, you might lose your chances of winning her heart). Relax. This is just a kiss. If your partner feels that you are tense, it might affect everything. She may either think that you do not feel like kissing her or that your mind is drifting somewhere else. Let go of your cares and just focus on kissing her. But it takes two to tango. Make her feel safe so that she may also feel relaxed. As much as this is your first kiss with her, it is her first kiss with you as well. She may be feeling just as nervous (or even more). Start the kiss lightly and go from there. Let her decide how she wants the kiss. Be a good boy and follow her lead. You will be pleased with the results if you do this. With that, I am sure.
To French or not to French?
The transition from regular kissing to French kissing can be a little tricky. Before doing the switch, ask yourself, is this your first time to do French kissing? If it is, then it is best not to proceed. It takes practice to make it perfect, and if not done well, you may find yourself in a pool of drool (which does not look good, especially if you aim to impress the girl). For most people, it is not advisable to French kiss on the first date. This type of kissing needs a deeper connection between both parties in order to go through with it. You also need to make sure that the girl is ready for it before Frenching. If you have decided to advance to French kissing, do a regular kiss with your mouth slightly opened. Then touch your mouth her tongue a little. If she responds differently, stop. If she does not respond at all, be a little patient. She might be a little nervous and is taking her sweet time. If she mirrors your action, then it is a sign for you to continue.
The most important thing of all is that you are comfortable with each other before deciding on whether or not to kiss. If things go well, you can be sure that there is a next date or a next kiss or both.