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Kissing on New Year's Eve

Dear Poll: Is It Crucial to Kiss Someone on New Year's?

New Year's Eve is coming up and while it's not my goal to get a kiss from a handsome man once the clock strikes midnight, if I happen to get a smooch, I think it's a great way to begin the new year. What do you think?


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jess797 jess797 8 years
is an essential! im 16 and as of yet havent managed to get one. but this year im going ot the beach with friends and im hoping there will be someone in patucular there! <3
pippins_halfling pippins_halfling 9 years
Well, I've never been kissed on NYE so far. I will be next year when I get to spend it with my guy. I'm living in ignorance until then. :)
emalove emalove 9 years
I'm not sure. I haven't been single on New Year's for a long long time, probably 12 years or something. I don't remember it ever being a big deal though. None of my single girlfriends ever seemed to care either.
thatsmajor thatsmajor 9 years
My bf won't be around on New Year's eve either... *tear* So no kiss for me! Oh well... I'll see him new years day!
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
I've NEVER kissed a boyfriend at the stroke of midnight... it's always been a little earlier or after. Mostly because we're around parents/family or we're not in the same place at the time. Same for this year, my boyfriend & I will be apart on New Year's. :( Oh well. There's always next year!
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
Aww gee, you are a considerate friend, Julieulie. But if we were friends, i wouldn't be upset if you and your man sucked face at the stroke of midnight.
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 9 years
This year is my first real chance at a kiss at midnight... here's to hoping it's a good one!
ggnelle ggnelle 9 years
Not a necessity, but def. enjoyable :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Before my boyfriend I didn't really care either way...
cocca cocca 9 years
i think it's fun and it doesn't even have to be on the lips... it can be on the cheeks :p
julieulie julieulie 9 years
No. New Years Eve is no excuse for PDA -- not acceptable any time. I've spent 4 out of the past 5 NYE's with my boyfriend (now fiance) and we've never started any of them with a kiss... we always think it's rubbing your relationship right in the fact of your single friends, and we would never do that. Maybe it would be different if it was just the two of us home alone on the couch, but I'd rather be out celebrating with our friends and not have the kiss on the stroke of midnight... it's a stupid tradition.
princessAlexi princessAlexi 9 years
Coming from a family who did not celebrate any holidays or have any traditions, I wanted to start new traditions with my husband, so we do ALWAYS HAVE to kiss at the stroke of midnight on New Year's. One year, a couple years ago, he had to work that night & they didn't close the kitchen til 10 so I didn't think he was going to make it home in time & we planned to call & kiss over the phone but my Prince Charming made it home at 11:58 & we had a spectacular kiss!
sugarbritches sugarbritches 9 years
I think it's a fun and relatively harmless tradition, but if there's no one to kiss, I'm ok with that too. That's usually when I pour myself another cocktail!
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 9 years
I may be in the minority, but I think it's a dumb tradition.
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 9 years
The thing is, it doesn't mean a damn thing. It doesn't.
designerel designerel 9 years
i think it's really romantic :) i'm really looking forward to my NYE kiss with a new boy in my life!
sandrini sandrini 9 years
In all my years...It seemed that Iam was always single when New Years came around...I always wanted to be kissed on the stroke of midnight...Hopefully this year I just might get that kiss..Am crossing my fingers..hahah!!! Happy New Year everyone... Sandrini...
MiyabiNa MiyabiNa 9 years
OTHER. I don't think it's NECESSARY to kiss someone on NYE as long as you're having fun and celebrating. But if you ARE in a relationship with someone (or just a random NYE hookup ;) hahaah), I think it can be romantic :)
Marci Marci 9 years
If you get a kiss, that's great. If you don't, no big deal. Just have a good time and whatever happens, happens.
kia kia 9 years
A kiss is awesome IF there is someone worth kissing. Be it a luvah or a good friend. I spent a few great New Years Eves solo. The gross part is close to midnight when creepy guys come out of nowhere preying on the single ladies. Yuck! It only looks good when Hugh Grant did it in About a Boy.
Marseeah Marseeah 9 years
My husband and our entire group of friends is spending NYE in a cabin in VT. I's going to be a blast - and there will be kisses all around. But I've had NYE's with no kisses, and they were fabulous, too.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 9 years
I'd rather no kiss than a crappy one to start off a new year.
clareberrys clareberrys 9 years
since my boyfriend won't be with me there will be NO kissing! we will do it 2 days after new years which will just have to be good enough
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Yes! You NEED to kiss! My boyfriend won't be with me :cry: ...but I got my girlies that I betetr get a kiss from!
sassy_chick sassy_chick 9 years
I never really gave this much consideration, until I spent New Year's Eve with my boyfriend last year. Up to that point, I had either been single or out of state, so it was amazing to have somebody to kiss. I'm planning on a good one this year, too! Our second full year together!
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