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What was bundling in colonial times?
Last Updated: 16th April, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, what is the custom of bundling?
Bundling, or tarrying, is the traditional practice of wrapping two people in a bed together, usually as a part of courting behavior. When used for courtship, the aim is to allow intimacy without sexual intercourse.
Subsequently, question is, what was courting in colonial times? Like many early nineteenth century couples, Theodore and Angelina devoted much of their courtship to disclosing their personal faults and dissecting their reasons for marriage. They considered romance and passion childish and unreliable motives for marriage and instead sought a love that was more tender and rational.
Correspondingly, what is the old custom of bundling?
Bundling was a method of allowing a young man and a young woman who were of marriageable age to continue courting into the late hours of the night, by courting in bed. Bundling offered a way for the couple to continue their conversation well into the night. Bundling was a necessity.
What is a bungle board?
The bundling board was a large plank placed between the two lovers. It has to be said that as a form of contraception it is suspect. The bundling sack was like a double sleeping bag sewn up the middle.