~ American Family Physician; Detailing Important Means of preserving Health, from Infancy to old age, by Thomas Ewell, M.D., 1826
via U.S. National Library of Medicine

~ American Family Physician; Detailing Important Means of preserving Health, from Infancy to old age, by Thomas Ewell, M.D., 1826
via U.S. National Library of Medicine

~ Some Reflections Upon Marriage: With Additions, by Mary Astell, 1730
~ House and Home: A Complete Housewife’s Guide, by Marion Harland, 1889via Internet Archive

~ House and Home: A Complete Housewife’s Guide, by Marion Harland, 1889
via Internet Archive

~ The Ladies’ Book of Useful Information, 1896
~ Friendly Talks About Marriage,  G. W. Shinn, 1897

~ Friendly Talks About Marriage, G. W. Shinn, 1897

~ The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained, by Henry J. Wehman, 1890(click to enlarge)

~ The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained, by Henry J. Wehman, 1890
(click to enlarge)

~ The Day, New London, CT,  October 3, 1935

~ The Day, New London, CT, October 3, 1935

~ The Sunday Times; Perth, AU, February 28, 1904via Trove"Finally, let your sufferings teach you to live a better life."

~ The Sunday Times; Perth, AU, February 28, 1904
via Trove

"Finally, let your sufferings teach you to live a better life."

~ The Gentleman and Lady’s Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment, by Mme. Celnart, 1833(click to enlarge)

~ The Gentleman and Lady’s Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment, by Mme. Celnart, 1833
(click to enlarge)

~ The Spinster Book, by Myrtle Reed, 1901

~ The Spinster Book, by Myrtle Reed, 1901

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920via internet archive(click to enlarge)

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920
via internet archive
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~'Are You Ready for Marriage?', 1950
via How to be a Retronaut click to enlarge and answer insightful questions like this one:Your husband complains about the money you are spending, so…

A. You start to cry and call him an old skinflint!

B. You say,”Dear, why don’t we start a budget so we can see where our money goes?”

C. You tell him you’ll see what you can do - and then go to your father secretly for extra spending money!

~'Are You Ready for Marriage?', 1950
via How to be a Retronaut
click to enlarge and answer insightful questions like this one:

Your husband complains about the money you are spending, so…

A. You start to cry and call him an old skinflint!

B. You say,”Dear, why don’t we start a budget so we can see where our money goes?”

C. You tell him you’ll see what you can do - and then go to your father secretly for extra spending money!

~ The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained, by Henry J. Wehman, 1890via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)

~ The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained, by Henry J. Wehman, 1890
via Internet Archive
(click to enlarge)