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Marriage Advice from the 1950s That Still Applies Today

The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions. But these tips about loyalty, generosity, and love have proven to be timeless.

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Give your love room to grow

"While a husband or wife wants to feel that things are done out of love and for love only, the fact remains that love continues only if it is nourished." —Dr. Clifford R. Adams, author of How to Pick a Mate: The Guide for a Happy Marriage (1946). Don't miss these surprising secrets of the most happily married couples.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest