ufpqg15pi6xa0qarey33Modern Bride, Summer 1952

A tip of our Juliet caps to our sassy sisters over at Jezebel for spotlighting the “Hilariously Retrograde Marital Advice” given to readers of a 1952 issue of Modern Bride. (Kelly Faircloth of I THEE DREAD wrote the post.)

One gem reads:

The average man marries a woman who is slightly less intelligent than he is. That’s why many brilliant women never marry. They do not come in contact with sufficiently brilliant men, or fail to disguise their brilliance in order to win a man of somewhat less intelligence. College males tell us that they want a girl for a wife who is intelligent but makes them feel they are still more intelligent!

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