Mimi MatthewsMimi Matthews

19th Century Marriage And Family


Victorian Handcuff Bracelets for Engagement and Marriage

Fashionable Victorian bracelets made to look—and sometimes function—like handcuffs....

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A Victorian Wife's Best Friend: The Role of Cats & Dogs in Cases of Spousal Abuse

For a battered Victorian wife, animal intervention could sometimes mean the difference between life and death. ...

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Victorian Valentine's Day Verses for Rejecting Unwanted Suitors

Harshly-worded Victorian Valentine verses for those "who wish to address those they love in suitable terms.” ...

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The Solitary Vice: Victorian Views on Masturbation

During the Victorian era, masturbation—also known as self-pollution, self-abuse, or onanism—was believed to be both a moral and a physical evil. ...

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The Victorian Baby: 19th Century Advice on Motherhood and Maternity

During the 19th century, there were many sources of information on motherhood and maternity...

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The Perils of May-December Marriages in the Nineteenth Century

A Victorian era guide opines on the dangers of unequal matches....

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Mimi’s books are also available at Penguin Random House, IndieBound and Powell’s, and at Amazon in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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