advice for teensDon't make a dating mistake!

Don’t make a dating mistake!

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Dating
Narramore
1961

Looking for some old fashioned advice about dating? Here is an option for you from the early 1960s. I found this in a university library which is probably the most appropriate place for this material.

Considering it is the early 1960s and geared to Christian teens, you can probably guess how the advice goes:

  • Do not date someone who is not a Christian
  • Save your sexual purity for marriage
  • Do not go out to clubs, movies, and do other “non-Christian” activities
  • Listen to your parents

It is important to remember that getting pregnant out of wedlock was pretty much the worst thing that could happen to a woman. You could get fired from a job, kicked out of school, shunned by family or shipped off to an “unwed mothers” home. Hence, these books were really about putting the literal fear of God in teenagers.

The author, Clyde Narramorehas appeared quite a few times on our site over the years:

I hope all of you take a moment to really consider the consequences of dating the wrong person.

Mary

What dating can do for you

advantages and disadvantages of going steady

Where to go

sex and dating

reasons not to have sex

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