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How to Make Small Talk

“When you’re being yourself, she’ll feel comfortable being herself. If you’re putting on an act, she’ll also likely put on an act.” 10 Ways to Win a Girl’s Heart. The only way to be comfortable in a potentially awkward situation is practice. While I don’t advocate pick-up artists (PUAs), Neil Strauss’s Rules of the Gameprovides […]

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Dating in the 1950s

How Younger Marriages Influenced Dating in the 1950s

The 1950s was a decade of commitment and love. Perhaps WWII made people cherish their loved ones even more, but people found security in relationships after a time of uncertainty. As we continue the history of dating series, we’ll discuss how younger marriages influenced dating in the 1950s and how baby-making defined this era. Younger […]

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Characteristics of going steady

7 Characteristics of Going Steady

Gee whiz. As we continue the history of dating series, we discuss the 7 characteristics of going steady. The quotes from this article come from Beth Bailey’s book From Front Porch to Back Seat unless otherwise noted.  Money became scarce during the Great Depression. Men became scarce during WWII. “Before the war, when discussions of […]

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