Weird History

Take This 1930s "Marriage Test" To Determine How Healthy Your Relationship Is

Let's face it - 1939 was a different time. People were only just starting to figure out how much of a jerk Hitler was and the popular thoughts around marriage in the 1930s would be shocking to most of us today. Thankfully, there was the George W. Crane marital test, a quiz designed especially for husbands and wives to help them find out just how terrible or awesome they were for their partner. Of course, any 1930s marriage test is going to be a little bit different than one you would take today. Just like beauty standards have changed over time, so too have perspectives surrounding how you should act in a marriage. Read on to learn the shocking truth about how your great-grandparents were expected to behave toward their spouses.