100 things to know when dating pamphlet
The anabolic energy of woman may be said to desire avidly the catabolic force of man as the completion of being.
No argument, no evasion, can destroy this fact of human life.
Ovaries, uterus (womb), vagina, Fallopian tubes, and vulva will be sufficient.
Detailed description of the external organs (vulva) might arouse curiosity that leads to exploration and irritation.
But women of quality would not have been so exposed to rude talk, rumors, and basic knowledge of their own body.
She might not even know the names and function of her own reproductive organs.
First, there is the physical condition of virginity.
It is that delicate shyness which the virgin feels when she is to step beyond the boundary of virginity, as well as that feminine reserve which strives to hide or to guard her charms.
This "shame" is…a natural consequence of an emotional affection upon entering a new life…it has nothing to do with the consciousness or the fear of seeing something improper disclosed, is an ornament to every woman, and its absence is a proof of dullness and coarseness.
This ignorance, says Walter Gallichan in 1918's , can be fatal: It is necessary that the virgin should not enter the married state without even theoretical knowledge of sex.
Those who counsel such unenlightenment are unconsciously guilty of cruelty.