Dating in the 1940s

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The years between World War I and the Great Depression known as the "Roaring Twenties." Marked by an economic boom that enticed young people to move into the cities and live independently, the 1920s redefined the social values of the younger generations.As young adults rebelled against strict, Victorian era moral codes, the interaction between the sexes dramatically changed.As a result, they influenced an increased understanding and acceptance of birth control.

Always be on time There’s no such thing as fashionably late; ladies must be ready when their date arrived.

Meeting in public is a good idea Unlike the traditional custom of collecting and being collected, today it is more common to make your own way to the first date and is sensible to meet in a public place.

This takes away any fear and ensures safety until you get to know your date a little more.

She says: “In the 40s and 50s, the family unit was strong and often men and women in their twenties were still living at home with their families.

Communities were close and approval was of paramount importance.

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