Dated Dating: Friends to the End

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Over at The Atlantic, here’s some dating advice for young people in the ’40s and from young people in the ’80s. Check out the sexist tips and take a peek into the minds and colorful notes of seventh grade girls.

“First of all, Tom and Brandon are best friends, so obviously he’s going to save him a seat.”


Charley Locke finds autumn beautiful in New Haven but prefers the sunny disposition of her hometown, Berkeley. When not interning at The Rumpus, she loves reading almost everything and traveling almost everywhere. She recently wrote a cookbook of recipes and interviews with Moroccan women, and hopes to return to the Maghrib soon, despite the lack of bacon. More from this author →