To further explore the significance of Superman and Wonder Woman’s first kiss moment, we asked over 1,000 Match.com singles how the pivotal first kiss plays a role in relationships. Dishing on everything from their first kiss anxieties to the most smoochable superhero, our singles provide a complete roadmap to achieving the perfect first kiss. Results include:
- Which superheroes would singles most like to kiss? Single ladies found Superman the most kissable hero with a majority (76.2%) choosing to lock lips with the Man of Steel.
- If you were a superhero, where would you want to experience your first kiss? For both sexes, the most ideal superhero location for a first kiss would be while flying by the air (M: 42.4%, F: 42.9%), while teleporting through time zones ranked the worst (M: 3.4%, F: 6.3%)
- Kissing on a first date—what’s appropriate? 40.8% of men think that a quick kiss is appropriate on a first date. However, gentleman may want to approach this smooth move with caution as only 31.9% of ladies felt a quick kiss was appropriate and 29.5% didn’t feel any type of kiss was appropriate and would just prefer a hug and handshake. Not appropriate: Only 6.5% of females and 8.7% of males found French kissing on a first date appropriate.
- Biggest first kissing offense? Bad breath (males 66.6%, females 47.3%) ranked as singles number one first kiss turnoff, followed by a kiss that was too sloppy (males 13.6%, females 27.3%).
- What aspect of the first kiss gives singles the most anxiety? For a majority of men it’s when to make the first move (73.1%) while women are most anxious over if it will be a good kiss (39.2%) and if it will send the wrong signals (28.7%).
- Bad kisser? No problem: Even if the first kiss was awful, most singles say that if the date went well, they would go out for a second try. 81.7% of women and 91% of men were happy to take a second chance. Based on this finding, it’s not surprising that a majority of women and men also didn’t feel that a bad first kiss correlates with being bad in bed. Men were more adamant about this distinction, with 80% saying there wasn’t correlation, as opposed to just 65.3% of women.
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