He always made sure he walked on the outside of the pavement just to keep her safe.
When they danced, he held her close and it was loving and romantic.
That said, many of the 1950s dating rituals were gone by now.
The casual nature of relationships meant that asking a girl out no longer had as much to do with getting yourself onto the marriage track.
So when you ask, “How were girls asked on dates in the 1960s? In more conservative communities, asking a girl on a date still meant asking mom and dad and calling well in advance.