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15 Highly Questionable Pieces Of Vintage Dating Advice

Tumblr user Questionable Advice and Advertisements has been rounding up real, century-old dating advice. Spoiler alert: it ain't pretty.

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3. Don't be picky about who you date.

Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by http://C.H. Kent, 1880 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com

4. Men: Beware the solo hottie. Women: Travel in packs.

The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com

6. When it comes to choosing dinner ingredients, cheese is out of the question.

Etiquette, Health and Beauty, Frances Stevens and Frances M. Smith, 1889 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com

On second thought, nevermind.

Mrs. Owen’s Cook Book and Useful Household Hints, by http://F.E. Owens, 1903 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com

9. Want to see your lover more often? Getting engaged is your only option.

The Home Manual. Everybody’s Guide in Social, Domestic and Business Life, 1889 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com

13. Spellcheck those love notes, y'all.

The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864 / Via questionableadvice.tumblr.com
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