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    Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Sep 3, 2013

    17 Shocking Bits Of Relationship Advice From The Good Old Days

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

    17. On alcohol.

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    From Click Parade magazine (1938).

    16. On the art of keeping schtum.

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

    15. On ego maintenance.

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

    14. On listening.

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

    13. On discreetness.

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    From Click Parade magazine (1938).

    12. On dinner.

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

    11. On the inner man.

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

    10. On sitting.

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    From Click Parade magazine (1938).

    9. On the consequences of nagging.

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

    8. On cooking.

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    By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

    7. On banal conversation.

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    From Click Parade magazine (1938).

    6. On secrecy.

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    By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

    5. On make up.

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    From Click Parade magazine (1938).

    4. On underwear.

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    By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

    3. On widening your interests.

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

    2. On infidelity.

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    By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

    1. On vitality sucking.

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    By Dr. William Josephus Robinson.

    H/t Mentalfloss and 9GAG.

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