The same could be said about girls

Dating in 1960

The boy was expected to call and collect the girl from her home, usually meeting the parents. They were a new source of power, independent from their parents and ready for a change. From Front Porch to Back Seat.

For some types of grass, reel-type push mowers still do a much better job. Women could have a career and support themselves.

They drove cars and had money to spend. Many boys knew this fact and even benefitted from it. Courtship and Marriage in Early America.

Youth club was an ideal opportunity to meet others in a supervised environment. He was expected to pay for the movie tickets and any after movie refreshments. The concept of Dutch dating was not acceptable back in the fifties.

Women could have a careerFor some types of grass

The increasing reality that some marriages don't last forever may have contributed to the casual approach to dating and fewer couples seeking marriage. Girls were also advised that they should not appear more intelligent or more knowledgeable than their date.