Forget Tinder, snogging on the dance floor at 1am and talking about whatever the hell you want, dating - or should we say 'courtship' - was a whole different ball game back in 1938.
A set of old-fashioned and downright sexist dating tips have resurfaced on Imgur - and suddenly the 2014 dating scene doesn't seem so bleak after all.
The hilarious (and somewhat depressing advice) involves shutting up, looking pretty and doing your utmost to make your date feel as comfortable and important as possible. Sounds like a nightmare.
Click on the picture below to see the rest of the tips...
It's safe to say that if we were teleported back 80 years, we'd be eternally single. But to be honest, if the type of woman a 1930s man wants was a mute, sober doormat - we'd much rather just hang out with our girlfriends.
Ladies, how would you fare under these strict parameters? Let us know in the comments below.Suggest a correction