Easy does it. A little more effort leads to babies

With depressed economics people need more interaction to survive, so they get more interested in each other... and some of them fall in love. The hardships and challenges produce plenty of romance, and then - babies start arriving. The images on this page (mostly) extol the virtues of romance, and also show some disasters that go along with it.

(original unknown)

Pristine, pre-romance condition:

How to treat your lady

Vintage postcards point the way:

(image via)

...unless your lady is a bit on a heavy side:

These ideas are not good, even for control freaks:

Privacy is key:

(original unknown)

Buy her cool shoes and handbags:

This is indispensable for any romance:

Lead social life:

Another tip from 1957:

(image via)

I don't want to see this atrocious ad ever again... here, have some nice photo instead - music swings the heart of ladies at 1967 Monterey Pop Festival:

...and here's more vintage bliss:

Interest, or lack of it

Kuwait's Parliament:

(image via)

with the little help of some (sculptured) friends:


Of course, everyone wants some kind of the "Wedding of the Fairies":

(image via)

Reality is a bit different:

Careful with champagne:

Treat your wedding as a work-out:

(images via)

Wedding photography turns violent (work by Polish photographer Michal Grzywacz) -

(image credit: Michal Grzywacz)

I'll get you in the end!

This "Marital Chart" from 1939 brings a little science in the mix:

(image via)

George W. Crane, MD, was a marriage counselor and wrote a syndicated national newspaper column called "The Worry Clinic." See the whole booklet scanned on Flickr - "Test for Husbands and Wives"

...but sometimes we guys can be pretty much out of it:

...girls too can be difficult:

(image via)

At times you will feel sublime and exalted:

(original unknown)

or totally miserable:

(image credit: Lucio José Martínez González)

Don't be rude:

Familiar concept:

Lithuanian Folk Art shows the proper occupation for husbands and wives:

Worst case scenario - he or she turns into a frog:

(original unknown)

The REAL intricacies of romance are detailed in this awesome French video: "Can We Kiss?"


For all uncredited images we ask help in locating the original photographer, so that we could include this information

Also Read:
Part 1 - The Fine Points of Romance
Part 2 - Love, Romance and Joys of Parenting

Permanent Link......+StumbleUpon ...+Facebook
Category: Funny Pics


Visual Caffeine #8
Visual Caffeine, Issue 8

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Visual Caffeine #7
Visual Caffeine, Issue 7

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Art Deco
Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Wings, Gears, & Glamorous Ladies

1970s SciFi
DRB Pics-of-the-Day

Grand Space Adventure 1970s Art

"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"

DRB is a top-ranked and respected source for the best in art, travel and fascinating technology, with a highly visual presentation. Our in-depth articles in many categories make DRB a highly visual online magazine, bringing you quality entertainment every time you open your "feed" reader or visit our site - About DRB

Connect with us and become part of DRB on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google Plus; make sure to subscribe to our updates.



Blogger JJ said...

man, I'm from Lithuania but that Lithuanian Folk Art cracked me up. I have no idea what is that. And maybe that really is an ancient handjob porn, carved in a tree, LOL.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think they're badly placed scissors. See, she has cloth in the other hand.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Heh! the cupid peeping around the corner would certainly startle the bejesus out of someone if they didn't know it was there. :P

Anonymous soundchaser said...

the most disgusting thing about that LARD ad are the horrendous fake smiles.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry, but that "British Lard" ad is about the same vintage (and as fake) as the joke about the man coming out of the gents with white fat smeared around his nostrils - "Jimmy? Oh, he's been snorting Cookeen."


Post a Comment

<< Home

Don't miss: The Ultimate Guide to NEW SF&F Writers!
Fiction Reviews: Classic Cyberpunk: Extreme Fiction
Short Fiction Reviews: Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" (with pics)
New Fiction Reviews: The Surreal Office


Abandoned, Dieselpunk
DRB Pic-of-the-Day

Abandoned: Streamlined Three-wheeler

Visual Caffeine #6
Visual Caffeine, Issue 6

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Visual Caffeine #5
Visual Caffeine, Issue 5

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Hellish Weather on Other Planets

Wild, Untamed, and Uncut

Medieval Suits of Armor

Metal Body Suits vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction

World's Strangest Theme Parks

Amusement to the (twisted) extremes!

Enchanting Victorian Fairy Tale Art

"Then world behind and home ahead..."

Adorable Pedal Cars

Collectable Pedal Vehicles Showcase

Japanese Arcades: Gundam Pods & Other Guilty Pleasures

These machines have gone up to the next level

Modernist Tallinn Architecture

Delicious blend of old and new!

Early Supercomputers: A Visual Overview

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"

Futuristic Concept Cars of the 1970-80s

French, Italian & Japanese rare beauties

Epic 1970s French Space Comic Art

DRB Time-Slice: Valérian and Laureline

The Trees Are Escaping! The Abandoned Prison in French Guiana

"Great Escape" from the Devil's Island

(with previews, fast loading):


Link Lattes

Feel-Good & Biscotti Issues

Feel-Good! | airplanes | animals | architecture | art | auto | boats | books | cool ads | funny pics | famous | futurism | food
gadgets | health | history | humour | japan | internet | link latte | military | music | nature | photo | russia | steampunk
sci-fi & fantasy | signs | space | sports | technology | trains | travel | vintage | weird | abandoned