Lessons in Love from 1962

Sir shared this with me, and I found that I quite enjoyed it, and listened to all 12 tracks in a row. And may or may not be listening all over again. It’s delightfully vintage and delightfully charming and cultured and interesting. There are words that hit me emotionally, which may be strange to some. There are some, perhaps, outdated ideas that some may rail against, but I find that overall, it’s more than worth giving a listen to.

The speaker is Helen Gurley Brown, most famous for Sex and the Single Girl, a book that was revolutionary in its time. She was also the Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for over 30 years. The line that sticks with me the most is: “Never, Never cheat on her with anyone but your wife.” From How to Have an Affair and Live Happily.