Most of us can’t fathom the thought of going a day without our cell phones – that means you’d have to actually speak to one another, capture moments with a real camera, and meet a guy at the store or at work. We wouldn’t be able to swipe right or left to accept or decline prospective dates. Yikes.
It is hard to wrap our minds around the fact that there was once a time without Snapchat, texting, and email, but it was wonderful. Couples went to drive-ins instead of overindulging on Netflix, and they shared milkshakes instead of photos. Both generations have pros and cons when it comes to the dating style, but looking at these 16 vintage photos will give you nostalgia for a generation you weren’t even a part of.
Where There Was Music, There Was Dancing
Drive-Ins Were The Best Way To Watch A Movie
Milkshake Dates Were A Regular Thing
They Had To Say Goodbye At The End Of The Night
Couples Double Dated On Picnics
Vacationing At The Beach Was A Summer Favorite
Long Car Rides To Nowhere Were A Friday Night "Must"
Couples Played Games Together - Go Fish, Anyone?
Couples Were Active Together - Staying Indoors Was Not An Option
Horseback Riding Was A Beautiful Way To Spend An Afternoon
There Was No "Facebook Official" - They Got Pinned!
Bike Riding On A Sunday Morning Was Always A Good Date Idea
There Was No Downloading Music. Couples Bought And Listened To Records Together
Men Serenaded Their Ladies
Ending The Date At A 24 Hour Diner Was Assumed
Guys Called The Next Day