In fact, as the old saying goes, "Actions speak louder than words." With that idea in mind, let's ask some questions. Some will say, "I don't know about that; I don't think kisses mean I love you." Perfect. Maybe kisses mean something different to you than they do to me, or to him, or her.
If you put your arm around someone on a date, what are you saying (without using words)? And that's exactly why we have to be careful - because we could be telling lies with our actions.
And French kissing is out--it's purpose is to be passionate and suggestive, not to express pure affection (plus, the stuff with the tongues just seems tacky, in my opinion).
Great advice for youth comes from the popular youth speaker, John Bytheway, in his book What I Wish I'd Known in High School, pp. My seminary teacher tried to explain that to a bunch of us sixteen-year-olds one day. "Guys and girls are different, and sometimes expressions of affection mean different things to different people. this means he likes me; he cares for me, oh, how sweet.'" ...
The two come from Mormon pioneer families and claim a deep and authentic belief in the tenets of Mormonism. "I'm hoping we can come to a mutually beneficial arrangement.