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Kiss Your Mate Day

Kiss Your Mate Day

When is Kiss Your Mate Day? This event is always observed on April 28

Pucker up. Today is Kiss Your Mate Day, an April 28 holiday. This is a perfect chance to smooch with your partner, as if you need an opportunity to share a kiss or two with the one you love. With spring in the air, April is an appropriate time for Kiss Your Mate Day. Certainly, you never know where a kiss may lead.

Some people may ask “why do you need a holiday to kiss my mate?” Others say “every day should be Kiss Your Mate Day.” Unfortunately, researchers tell us that kissing, an important part of romance and intimacy. It is the first thing to go in a relationship. If you don’t currently kiss your mate every day, use today to re-establish kissing in your life. 

Ladies and Gentlemen……. Do we need to tell you what the tradition is for this great holiday? I didn’t think so. Now, get to it!

The Origin of "The Kiss"

People have been kissing each other for thousands of years. Adam and Eve likely shared a few kisses. The earliest recording of people kissing was around 1,500 B.C. Vedic Sanskrit texts in India referred to people kissing. 

The term “French Kiss”, was coined in France during World War I. It describes a more erotic and sexual version of kissing they experienced in Paris, the “City of Love”. American servicemen brought French kissing back home with them after the war. 

How to Celebrate Kiss Your Mate Day

To get the most out of this holiday, here are some Kiss Your Mate Day tips and rules:

  • There is no upper limit to the number of times you can kiss your mate today.
  • There is no upper limit to the number of kisses you can share today.
  • It is highly recommended that you limit your kisses to just one mate.
  • If you don’t have a mate, it’s alright to kiss someone who is not formally your mate. Hey, you never know. This day may be a new beginning…….
  • You can kiss your mate wherever you want (location/place).
  • You can kiss your mate wherever you want (anatomically speaking)
  • Giving candy or flowers is not required. But, we believe that those who do will receive more kisses.

Today's Quote

“You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” – – Albert Einstein

Kiss Me Sign

History and Origin of Kiss Your Mate Day

Our research found no factual information about the origin of Kiss Your Mate Day. We did find this holiday on virtually every Ecard company we discovered.

While we don’t know who created this day, the romantic side of us is very glad that it was created!  And, we sure know “why” this day was created. 

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More April 28 Holidays

Here are more April 28 holidays for you to celebrate and enjoy:

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