As we continue the history of dating series, we pause on some 1940s dating advice that demonstrate not much has really changed. Etiquette and chivalry never go out of style. And yet, the 1940s decade would’ve been the decade when gentlemanly behavior was least needed. WWII shipped out the most eligible bachelors. A New York […]
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As Kristen and I get ready for a Gatsby-themed house party tonight, I’m reminded of how the Roaring ’20s birthed modern dating as we know it. The invention of dating replaced “calling,” as we discussed in A Dating Tradition Worth Bringing Back? Dating started with urban, working, lower classes, but quickly spread to public acceptance. […]
This topic never gets old. My Facebook page was on fire from a somewhat controversial video by Matthew Hussey. A girl in the audience states she’s been dating her boyfriend for 5 months, and was complaining he didn’t want to pay for a date. “You’re the gentleman here,” she says. “You should pay for the […]