For decades, it was considered inappropriate for TV or movies to show a married couple sharing a bed. But did married couples really sleep in separate beds back in the ’50s?
In these vintage ads from the ’50s, the message was clear: ‘If you don’t wash with Lysol, you’ll smell bad, and your husband won’t love you anymore.’
We asked some very blunt questions – and got 350,000 equally candid replies – and a good deal of hope for the American family. Here’s what people had to say.
Find out about Marvelous Men, Cosmopolitan’s 1974 bestselling guidebook for women, with dozens of tips on ‘how to know’ guys & ‘make them love you!’
For some seriously questionable old-fashioned marital advice from 1861, take a look at one doctor’s sex rules for couples.
What’s in store for the next 10 years? To shed light on the future, Family Weekly invited leaders from all walks of life to gaze into their crystal balls and report what they see. Welcome to the ’80s.