To think kissing a family member on the lips isn't weird

(191 Posts)
DrinkFromMyFountain Sat 07-Sep-13 14:44:50

I kissed my sister on the lips today to say goodbye in front of my friend. My friend afterwards said to me that she found it weird and almost incestuous shock.

It was a peck not a full on snog!

I kiss ds like this as well (although he is only a baby)

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GetStuffezd Sat 07-Sep-13 14:47:02

I find it weird, too. But then I grew up in a very non-kissy family.

GreetingsFrontBottom Sat 07-Sep-13 14:48:13

Yep, another one who finds it weird. Not judging you at all, it is just a bit too intimate for me.

Doyouthinktheysaurus Sat 07-Sep-13 14:49:07

I think it's a bit odd.

My FIL always used to try and kiss me on the lips, I'd turn my head. Not sure why, just feels a bit intimate.

TidyDancer Sat 07-Sep-13 14:49:42

Yes I find it weird too.

ThisWayForCrazy Sat 07-Sep-13 14:49:49

Totally normal here

KirjavaTheCat Sat 07-Sep-13 14:50:14

I wouldn't dream of hugging my immediate family let alone kissing them, but we're those sort of people.

Give my DS kisses on the lips though!


minsmum Sat 07-Sep-13 14:50:45

I think its weird. My mil does this to my dh it makes me cringe a little bit

GetStuffezd Sat 07-Sep-13 14:51:03

My FIL always used to try and kiss me on the lips, I'd turn my head
God, yes. Why do people go in for the lip kiss? It makes me so uncomfortable!

Oceansurf Sat 07-Sep-13 14:51:05

Normal to me!

eurochick Sat 07-Sep-13 14:51:07

I'd find it very odd.

xalyssx Sat 07-Sep-13 14:51:17

As long as you go "a-mwah!" it's fine, but if it goes "om nom nom mmm nom mwah" then it's a bit odd

WaitMonkey Sat 07-Sep-13 14:51:22

I don't kiss anyone on the lips apart from dh and children. And I have read on here that some people don't even kiss their own children on the lips hmm . If I spotted sisters kissing on the lips, I probably would think it slightly strange, only because I think it's unusual. Your friend is odd to think it was incestuous though.

somersethouse Sat 07-Sep-13 14:52:07

normal here!

Silverfoxballs Sat 07-Sep-13 14:53:32

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SmallBee Sat 07-Sep-13 14:53:33

I find it weird, I don't even like cheek kisses really, but DH's family are Swiss so can't avoid it. I much prefer a hug.

Alibabaandthe40nappies Sat 07-Sep-13 14:53:41

Normal here.

wonderingsoul Sat 07-Sep-13 14:54:05

i wouldnt judge but i find it werid to kiss familly, other then your child on the lips.
nothing "wrong" or incestuous about it ethier though.

i kiss my two boys on the lips sometimes though.

our close frinds children always gives hugs n kiss's goodbye and i always have the awkward turn of face quick thing lol.

bigkidsdidit Sat 07-Sep-13 14:54:25

My DH's family do this, DH to his dad and mum etc. I find it a bit odd but only because I didn't grow up that way. Now I kiss my toddler on the lips, it seems natural to me to do that

Elsiequadrille Sat 07-Sep-13 14:55:28

No, I wouldn't find it odd.

vaticancameo Sat 07-Sep-13 14:55:48

Normal here.

wonderingsoul Sat 07-Sep-13 14:55:59

i meant.. i have to turn my face..not them trying to get away for a kiss lol.

AmpullaOfVater Sat 07-Sep-13 14:59:54

I'd find it a bit odd but like some of the others I am from a very non kissy family.

Thurlow Sat 07-Sep-13 15:01:32

Normal. Still kiss my mum and dad on the lips.

Tee2072 Sat 07-Sep-13 15:03:14

Normal. I kiss my family on the lips.

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