Dating customs during the victorian age Free adult let s chat

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At the end of the 18th century, the average age of first marriage was 28 years old for men and 26 years old for women.

Certainly, infants and children died of disease, malnutrition and mishaps at much higher rates than they do today.The Victorians romanticized love as well as tragedy.They revered courtship and love, despite their strict moral code and rules of etiquette.Courtship and Marriage in Victorian England draws on little-known conduct books, letter-writing manuals, domestic guidebooks, periodical articles, letters, and novels to reveal what the period equivalents of "dating" and "tying the knot" were like in the Victorian era.By addressing topics such as the etiquette of introductions and home visits, the roles of parents and chaperones, the events of the London season, model love letters, and the specific challenges facing domestic servants seeking spouses, author Jennifer Phegley provides a fascinating examination of British courtship and marriage rituals among the working, middle, and upper classes from the 1830s to the 1910s.

Certainly, infants and children died of disease, malnutrition and mishaps at much higher rates than they do today.

The Victorians romanticized love as well as tragedy.

They revered courtship and love, despite their strict moral code and rules of etiquette.

Courtship and Marriage in Victorian England draws on little-known conduct books, letter-writing manuals, domestic guidebooks, periodical articles, letters, and novels to reveal what the period equivalents of "dating" and "tying the knot" were like in the Victorian era.

By addressing topics such as the etiquette of introductions and home visits, the roles of parents and chaperones, the events of the London season, model love letters, and the specific challenges facing domestic servants seeking spouses, author Jennifer Phegley provides a fascinating examination of British courtship and marriage rituals among the working, middle, and upper classes from the 1830s to the 1910s.

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