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17 Shocking Bits Of Relationship Advice From The Good Old Days

Listen up, girls. The '40s just called with some unmissable tips.

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17. On alcohol.

From Click Parade magazine (1938).
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From Click Parade magazine (1938).

16. On the art of keeping schtum.

From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).
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From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).

15. On ego maintenance.

From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).
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From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).

14. On listening.

From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).
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From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).

13. On discreetness.

From Click Parade magazine (1938).
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From Click Parade magazine (1938).

12. On dinner.

From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage (1951).
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From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage (1951).

11. On the inner man.

From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).
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From Edward Podolsky's Sex Today in Wedded Life (1943).

10. On sitting.

From Click Parade magazine (1938).
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From Click Parade magazine (1938).

9. On the consequences of nagging.

From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage (1951).
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From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage (1951).

8. On cooking.

By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.
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By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

7. On banal conversation.

From Click Parade magazine (1938).
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From Click Parade magazine (1938).

6. On secrecy.

By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.
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By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

5. On make up.

From Click Parade magazine (1938).
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From Click Parade magazine (1938).

4. On underwear.

By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.
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By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

3. On widening your interests.

From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage in 1951.
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From Reverend Alfred Henry Tyrer's Sex Satisfaction and Happy Marriage in 1951.

2. On infidelity.

By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.
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By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

1. On vitality sucking.

By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.
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By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

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