Learn all this and much, much more in Marriage and Love, a gem of Victorian wisdom on courtship and marriage, immoral conduct, and what to look for in a spouse. The ideal funny gift book for newlyweds or brides-to-be, it includes a potpourri of advice on such matters as wooing and courting; determining the character of a potential mate by hair color, eye color, nose type, laugh, and height; tips on encouraging—and avoiding—sex with your husband; how to dress up, spruce up, and be on the alert; and, of course, the acceptable length and frequency of unavoidable sexual encounters.
Ruth Smythers was the beloved wife of the Reverend L. D. Smythers, pastor of the Arcadian Methodist Church of the Eastern Regional Conference. Her book Instruction and Advice for the Young Bride On the Conduct and Procedure Of the Intimate and Personal Relationships Of the Marriage State For the Greater Spiritual Sanctity Of this Blessed Sacrament And the Glory of God was published in the Year of Our Lord 1894 by Spiritual Guidance Press, New York City.
Real advice on courting, marriage, sex, and morality that has turned seriously funny with age