People Relationships

This 1955 ‘Good House Wife’s Guide’ Explains How Wives Should Treat Their Husbands

In The 1950’s Women Were Expected To Do THIS For Their Husbands. This Is CRAZY!

It’s so fascinating to learn about how people used to live — especially when we discover that not much has really changed.

In May of 1955, Housekeeping Monthly published an article entitled, “The Good Wife’s Guide,” detailing all the ways that a wife should act and how best she can be a partner to her husband and a mother to her children.

It may feel a little strange to accept these rules today, but it remains so interesting to see how society once behaved.

1950s Good Housewife Guide

1.) Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal ready, on time for his return. This is a way of letting him know that you have been thinking about him and are concerned about his needs.

2.) Most men are hungry when they come home and the prospect of a good meal (especially his favorite dish) is part of the warm welcome needed.