I'm with London. I wouldn't be okay "exploring connection" with someone if it ended at kissing, and I'm assuming limited emotional availability.
That really feels like you're using the other person.
: 32 yrs, poly pansexual Dominant female.
Mark/StbxH, my husband of ten years, now separated with no desire of reconciliation.
Henry, 28yrs, my collared submissive, dating for 11 months and recently cohabitating. Currently no other partners.
Jennifer, 39yrs, dating for a year. Married and has other partners.
Kiddo, my 6 year old son