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Ways to get a spouse in 1950s

Cringeworthy 1950s dating article suggests ladies to ‘cry lightly in a large part’ and ‘stumble into a space’ to attract qualified guys

A 1958 magazine article advising females on how to attract someone has surfaced on the web, triggering a madness across social media marketing.

Titled ‘129 methods for getting a Husband’, the feature in US mag McCall’s included a diverse human anatomy of recommendations which range from strange and hopeless to sexist that is downright politically wrong.

One of the most crazy guidelines told women become versatile about their potential mate’s choices: ‘ If he chooses to miss out the party and go rowing on the pond, GO – even though you are using your absolute best night gown’. (more…)