When it came to dating in New York as a 30-something executive in private equity, Dan Rochkind had no problem snagging the city’s most beautiful women.
“I could have [anyone] I wanted,” says Rochkind, now 40 and an Upper East Sider with a muscular build and a full head of hair.
This practice would generally keep today’s young person from ever dating again, but bundling seems to have been popular in Ireland, the rural United Kingdom, and the New England colonies from the 16th into the 18th century.
William Bingly in his travelogue described how the “lover steals, under the shadow of the night, to the bed of the fair one, into which (retaining an essential part of his dress) he is admitted without any shyness or reserve.” In the heyday of bundling, ideas surrounding marriage and bedrooms were far removed from the privacy we currently hold dear.
I don’t believe technology has distracted us from real human connection.disturbs you, imagine being a young woman in love in 17th-century Wales.You can’t wait to begin your life with your beau, but first, you need to prove to your parents that you’re ready to marry—by being bundled up in a sack and put to bed.In one part, the researchers looked at the top 20 actresses on IMDb and found that they tend to have rocky marriages.In another, women were asked to judge the attractiveness of 238 men based on their high school yearbook photos from 30 years ago.