So many experts have come out with learned treatises on how to land an eligible bachelor, it was time for an experienced amateur to speak up. There is one big difference between their fancy methods and mine. Mine worked.
Marriage rates rose each year between 1945 and 1949 - more than ever before during a 5-year period - as almost 3,000,000 women swapped the single life for married life.
An expert said American dating and courtship is characterized by romance... After a brief, ecstatic acquaintanceship, they believe that they can go on living happily ever after.
How DOES a girl win a husband? By tradition, she waits until the right man comes along, then he woos her, pursues her, and leads her to the altar.
What can happen to an ever-lovin' boy who used to call every night to make him forget even how to drop a nickel in the telephone
Boy meets girl, boy marries girl. That just about summarizes the modern courtship, American style. Whatever happened to the old-fashioned courtship -- complete with hearts and flowers?
An eligible young man who has begun to think seriously of marriage, ponders on the old questions of whether to marry the sparkling girl or the sensible one.
The protests of the sixties are gone. And with this new, quieter age, how many men and women now live together as husband and wife without legal sanction?
In the United States, divorce increased two and a half times as fast as the population, and 2/3 of the divorces were granted on petition of the wife. See more Victorian divorce statistics here!
Before the Civil War, a talented photographer named James Presley Ball, Sr. produced beautiful daguerreotype portraits for hundreds of people -- among... Click to read more...
It is the fashion to send a bouquet with New Year wishes instead of going to make a call. The flower meanings differ slightly, but from a careful study of them all the following correct sentiments are obtained.
The Bouvier-Kennedy wedding: In one of Newport’s plushiest weddings in years, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier became the bride of Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Believing there is a great need for wise counsel in this troubled world, Photoplay-Movie Mirror has persuaded Bette Davis, Hollywood's famous advice star, to act as consultant to its readers.
What to do when your best girl says "yes" By RK Munkittrick There are many times in a man's life when he precipitates himself into a situation whi... Click to read more...
Why keep marriage facts a dark secret? The belief that a couple taking vows would soon see and understand everything is held a shopworn idea to be abandoned.
Why do blushing brides assume their husbands' names on the wedding day and forfeit their own forever after?
There is not a man living who, in his secret heart, does not like to see a woman in an apron. Every bridegroom dreams of his young wife donning one in which to pour his coffee.
Get details of an old-fashioned Victorian bridal procession here! At the start, the wedding party, with the exception of the groom and his best man, assemble in the waiting rooms at the entrance to the church where the procession is formed.
Now Bruce Jenner, 26, was 1,500 meters away from the Olympic gold medal and the wildest cheers of the track-and-field competition in Montreal. And his blonde wife was terrified.
You want a stick shift. She wants an automatic. And your budget says one car! No problem anymore. Get one car. And get it with a Ford Motor Company Select Shift.
At the age of 33, following the success of her first movie, Goodbye Columbus, and the overwhelming popularity of her second film, Love Story, Ali MacGraw is unmistakably a star.
From an expert: A checklist to help wives plan for the future For husbands: Mrs Charles Ulrick Bay, well-known New York broker, offers this advice... Click to read more...
Old-time courting & a red-hot date: 25 years ago and today Old-time courting 25 years ago (1902) The start of a heavy courtship. Twenty-five... Click to read more...
Hollywood's secret heartbreaker The names of his romances are startling. The details were kept secret -- until now by Adele Whitely Fletcher ... Click to read more...
"For a special someone... on a very special occasion!" (1952) "I've just received the most beautiful gift ever... my shining new Lane Cedar Chest is ... Click to read more...
Just as pretty and as neat as you can, dears, but do dress sensibly and comfortably.
Popping the question There is nothing more appalling to a modest and sensitive young man than asking the girl he loves to marry him: and there are ... Click to read more...