Is that guy you're making out with in the bathroom of The Woods at 3 a.m. DOING IT RIGHT? Is he holding you firmly but lightly? Is he pressing against you, but not too hard—in a way that might make you blush, but doesn't feel like you're rounding third? Is your heart racing as this gentleman places his hand against the small of your back and pushes you towards him as your parted lips meet for the first time? Is this the kind of kiss that makes you want to keep a diary again? Probably not. So maybe it's time to bring back the graceful, seductive kiss of the 1940s. Thanks to LIFE magazine, we have an instructional (with visuals!), which you can print out and hand to your suitor between your last pickleback shot and closing time.

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