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I read about a young man who bragged that he had kissed more girls in one day than anyone else in his stake. This boy really cares for me." Did they know he was just going for a record?He felt he had set a "record." To him, kissing was some kind of contest! Did they realize that each girl he kissed was only a notch on the way to his "goal"? Kimball: Kissing has been prostituted and has degenerated to develop and express lust instead of affection, honor, and admiration. What do kisses mean when given out like pretzels, and robbed of sacredness?Almost like twins, "petting"-and especially "heavy petting"-and fornication are alike.Also like twins, the one precedes the other, but most of the same characteristics are there.He may not be able to tempt a person to murder or to commit adultery immediately, but he knows that if he can get a boy and a girl to sit in the car late enough after the dance, or to park long enough in the dark at the end of the lane, the best boy and the best girl will finally succumb and fall.
is one of the best marriage books we’ve ever read–it’s a classic.Do you think it would have hurt their feelings to know that? Monson said, "Men, take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears." What has happened to kissing? Finally, the answer from a prophet: Kisses are sacred, and are meant to express affection, honor, and admiration.In contrast, if you give out your kisses like free samples at the grocery store, what are they worth? I think three.'" This bride was embarrassed, because she had given out kisses like pretzels.I think I figured out that it must mean touching certain places other than hands or shoulders, but I was confused.Petting is a formal word that refers to touching of private areas, particularly breasts or genitals (in the latter case, it's often called "heavy petting"). Instead of remaining in the field of simple expressions of affection, some have turned themselves loose to fondling, often called "necking," with its intimate contacts and its passionate kissing.