Dating in the 1950s
Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.This is how they talked about gay people in the 50s. I can’t help but wonder what she thought of Warhol doing her illustrations.Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!I had no idea that there were ever 10-cents-a-dance boys over in Europe back in the day. Men: Dark blue or Oxford Gray suits or formal evening wear.
Try to avoid passing any money yourself, for other diners in the restaurant would not necessarily understand the circumstances.”‘ Oh wow! Things sure were awkward for the Peggy Olsens back in the day. Basically, if you do not have four hours to spare out of your life, . Then you butter and season another row, and eat that one row. She would, however, prefer that you cut the corn off the cob with a knife and fork. Is it proper for a single girl to have dinner in a bachelor’s apartment without a chaperone?
I think there are pros and cons to the dating scene in 2009 compared to the 1950s.
Many old-timers would say things were as good as they got in the 'good old days.' I think there were upsides and downsides: Upsides to 1950s: * People were less busy, and there was more chance for spontaneous socialization, and meeting of prospective partners.
An old rule and a good one is ‘Avoid the appearance of evil.’ It is still very true that men value little those girls who have no strong sense of propriety themselves.”“In many large continental hotels, paid dancing partners are frequently on duty at tea time and dinner where there is a dance orchestra.
These gentlemen, who do not care for the word “gigolo” usually move discreetly among the tables seeking partners for a small fee”…”For unaccompanied women to employ these dancing partners in public places is correct, but for them to put the arrangement on any kind of personal plane is begging for trouble.
* Women are a bit more naive and innocent; a lot weren't, of course, but in general they looked up to men more (no I don't suggest we go back to this era).