Under the mistletoe dating

27 Feb

The Mississippi State researchers cross-referenced the month teens said they lost their virginity with responses to questions about the seriousness of their relationships with sexual partners.In this case, they defined losing virginity as sexual intercourse for the first time between a boy and girl.The berries are coated with a sticky substance containing mucopolysaccharides and strands of cellulose.This adhesive, known as viscin, sticks the seed to a new host plant after a bird has wiped it from its beak or eaten it.The accent on romance has led them to conclude that the holiday season - and all the mushiness that surrounds it - plays a key role."We call it the 'Santa Claus effect,"' says Martin Levin, lead author of the study, which is published in the current issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family.

Since Gawain had overheard the message, he carpooled with me to Bon Temps just so he could spend forty-five minutes advocating Sookie as wife material…

He’d delivered Sookie’s snack and complained about the stench of struck matches…

and Sookie successfully got rid of him by giving him the disc of information from her skip.

Apparently, the association between mistletoe and fertility made it a traditional addition ancient Greek myths, where the custom of kissing under mistletoe may have started.

This practice was later extended to wedding ceremonies.