Dating etiquette 1950
Linking arms or walking with arms around each other is not considered in good taste. When finding seats in a movie, the girl follows the usher, to whom the boy has indicated where they would like to sit.If there is no usher, the boy should lead the way, or the two may go down the aisle together.Don't stay out later than you had agreed with your parents you would, unless you phone them. Do make sure that you have money enough to carry out the plans for the date.Do find out what time the girl must be home, and make sure the agreement is kept.If you are a good date you can answer "No" to all of these questions.If you cannot, your "friendship quotient" is probably below average and needs some improvement.Then the boy should step aside and allow the girl to enter the row first.
-Do you continually find fault with the arrangements for the parties the group plans? -Does saying, " I told you so" give you satisfaction?
She should present the boy to her parents, saying, "Mother and Dad, this is ______." Together they should decide when to return after the date.
The wishes of the parents in this manner must be respected.
A boy is expected to arrive at the girl's home at the time set for the date.
If he comes in an automobile, he should not blow the horn as a signal for her to join him. If he has not met her parents, she may invite him in and introduce him to them.