First, there are few things sexier than anticipation and the build-up to a first kiss is positively delicious.
Secondly, it gives her plenty of time to respond; if she doesn’t want you to kiss her she’s got ample time to give you the cheek or to wave you off.
The truth is, you’re asking the wrong goddamn question. So I’ve learned how to recognize when someone is receptive to being kissed and how.
Now personally, I’m not a fan of all the nervous anticipation that comes with the end of a date, so I’ll usually kiss her to really work up my calibration.
Now let’s be clear: this is obviously not representative of all women. Is she staying close to you, even hugging your arm and snuggled up to you as you’re walking together?