National Kiss Your Fiance Day

National Kiss Your Fiance Day is observed annually on March 20th and encourages everyone to give their fiance a kiss. Hopefully, this isn’t the only day they plant a kiss on their soon-to-be spouse because if it is, then that would be a sad state of affairs. Regardless, this is a good day for people to connect with their significant other and work towards a greater level of intimacy.

According to the latest research, kissing is closely linked to intimacy, security, and closeness. It has also been shown to boost oxytocin levels in both partners, which leads to greater feelings of happiness and contentment.

The History of National Kiss Your Fiance Day

Kissing is an act that goes all the way back to the beginning of humanity. Scientists believe that it originated as a way for mothers to feed their babies (just like the way birds feed their young) but over time developed into what it is today.

In India, it can also be traced back to how people greeted one another by rubbing their noses together. This would eventually lead to kissing becoming linked to pleasure, and this concept would be spread around the world by none other than Alexander the Great and his armies.

Unfortunately, while we were able to uncover some information about kissing, we were unable to uncover who invented National Kiss Your Fiance Day. We’ll continue to try to find the origins of this holiday, but at this moment, it may just be lost to time.

Some Interesting Facts About Kissing

Below are some interesting facts about kissing that we would like to now share with everyone reading about National Kiss Your Fiance Day. We hope that the following points prove to be educational and entertaining to everyone reading them.

  • There are several cultures in New Guinea and Sub-Saharan Africa where people do not kiss.
  • Some scientists believe kissing is a learned trait and isn’t based on human instinct.
  • People who kiss tend to live five years longer than people who do not kiss.

Observing National Kiss Your Fiance Day

Anyone who hears the name of this holiday shouldn’t be too confused about how it should be celebrated. After all, it’s right in the name. All that a person has to do to celebrate this holiday is to kiss their fiance. That’s all there is to it.

Sure, this can also be part of a bigger plan such as taking your fiance on a date or even on a holiday getaway. That would be nice. And it might also be nice if people informed other soon-to-be-married couples to celebrate this holiday. That can be done by spreading the news of it on social media using the hashtag #NationalKissYourFianceDay.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 20 Wednesday
Next year (2025)
March 20 Thursday
Last year (2023)
March 20 Monday
Relationships & Family