The kind of dances performed then required holding each other, which put those of us who were shy at a disadvantage.
Otherwise, a fellow and a girl would be “fixed up” on a blind date by a mutual friend.
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Users create three qualifying questions that matches them with potential mates when answered alike.
Such a rule did not hold in my time, at least not among the people I knew. The only women any of us ever saw were women that were dating our friends.
If it were not permissible to date them in our turn, we would have had no one to date.
But when it comes to early marriage, there are plenty of detractors out there.
Despite a long history of young people getting married and having children during their prime season of fertility, conventional wisdom at this minute seems bent on the notion that the longer you wait to get married, the more prepared, self-aware, and divorce-proof you'll be.
The social rules for dating change from one generation to the next.
There was a time when a proper young man and woman could not speak to each other unless they had been formally introduced. On the other hand, I understand from my patients that it is considered bad manners now for young people to date someone who has previously dated one of their friends.
Given the recreational and often reckless nature of our current dating culture, you could make the case that the fewer boyfriends a woman has, the better.