They were no longer dependent on a husband or father for financial support. Marriage and children were no longer the hallmarks of success for a woman.Society in the1930s considered a woman popular if she had a lot of dates.; women in the 1970s had working girl Mary Tyler Moore as a role model. By 1973, it had become the most-used form of birth control, with more than 10 million users.
Having reliable birth control gave women more control over their bodies, and sex was no longer tied to reproduction.
While women were conditioned to want babies, pregnancies and babies also represented a burden that tied women to the home.
"Someone will talk to you on the private line, and you'll be having a great conversation.
You're chatting for 15 minutes, then all of sudden they may ask for something really obscene."Even 37 years later, many women (and men) who attempt online dating can likely relate to these socially dysfunctional mishaps from certain suitors.
The birth control pill allowed women to have sex without the fear of pregnancy.