Aging boomer reveals that the 60s sound amazingly similar to… today! Progress!!
I mainly remember the 60s as an endless round of miserable promiscuity, a time when often it seemed easier and, believe it or not, more polite, to sleep with a man than to chuck him out of your flat. (…)
lots of us girls spent the entire 60s in tears, because however one tried to separate sex from love, we’d been brought up to associate the two; so every time we went to bed with someone, we’d hope it would lead to something more permanent…and each time it never did.
Although I must admit — this is original:
The other reason that sex was so grim was that now it was so easy, the art of seduction had flown out of the window.
I’m sure this was partly why working-class men became so much more attractive to everyone in the 60s. They’d always found, with less birth control available among the working classes and expensive abortion not an option, that in order to get a girl into bed they had to work really hard at the chat-up lines.
We all know who’s singlehandedly to blame for that. Three generations of hideous Englishmen, numbering in the tens of thousands, owe him a thank-you card.
(In fact, that’s the real reason he got the knighthood. Not many people know that):