1) Close only counts in horseshoes, grenades and non-sleep cuddling.

2) If it is true that cognitive biasy default storytelling creatures that we are, we respond not to reality but to the stories we tell ourselves about what is true — stories at best benignly off and at worst injuriously incorrect, stories which crumble our relationships due to resentment, disconnectness and loss of trust. If so, there is always celery.  

3) Does worrying about how good you are at kissing get in the way of being a good kisser or does it mean you are a woke and poetic kisser?