Dating rules of the 1950s
Nowadays, it does not matter who asks first, but back then it was very different. If a girl asked for a date, her peers generally thought poorly of her.Couples in the fifties were not able to text or Facebook message each other like couples today.
Today, indoor movie theaters may be more popular than drive-ins, but the same principle remains.Today, you can't escape dating do's and don'ts, yet in your grandma's day it was more implied than talked about."My mother and grandmothers were hush-hush on stating clearly and in detail the rules," says Good.Back then, dances were known as “sock hops” because girls would take off their saddle shoes and dance around in bobby socks – little white socks that were folded down on top.Nowadays, some girls still take off their shoes at the prom.