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    Why Women Fainted So Much in the 19th Century



    wow.. thats messed up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tedminator View Post


    wow.. thats messed up.
    You finally decided to rejoin us with this???


    What is it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaryAnne View Post
    You finally decided to rejoin us with this???


    What is it?
    Thats a 19th century vibrator. but my reaction was to the suffering Victorian era western women went through for fashion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tedminator View Post


    wow.. thats messed up.
    Is that the 'handle'? Please tell me that is the handle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DebateDrone View Post
    Is that the 'handle'? Please tell me that is the handle.
    Either way,it does not look good. I thought at first it was the handle of a chain saw.

    Why the birth control?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DebateDrone View Post
    Is that the 'handle'? Please tell me that is the handle.
    Maybe it's meant to be used by men to massage the prostate. My grandpa had a similar looking contraption that he used in the era before TURPs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DebateDrone View Post
    Is that the 'handle'? Please tell me that is the handle.
    I suspect that is the business end...

    Unless... 19th century, maybe it's crank powered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tedminator View Post


    wow.. thats messed up.
    Sexual repression was horrible, but women fainted due to their corsets. They couldn't draw a deep breath, misaligned internal organs and so on. Liberating women via clothing was a matter of life and death, not just quality of life. Death from puncture by a broken rib was not uncommon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madeline View Post
    Sexual repression was horrible, but women fainted due to their corsets. They couldn't draw a deep breath, misaligned internal organs and so on. Liberating women via clothing was a matter of life and death, not just quality of life. Death from puncture by a broken rib was not uncommon.
    And yet they are making a comeback: How To Wear The Corset Now | British Vogue
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rasselas View Post
    And yet they are making a comeback: How To Wear The Corset Now | British Vogue
    Corsets have always been popular as far as sexy lingerie. I received one for my bridal shower gift from my maid of honor. LOL I don't think women are wearing them to create a 19 inch waist, mostly because they lift the "girls".

    As far as the Op device, I can't imagine to many women who were interested in that big ugly thing in the 19th century. They did not have access to birth control, some birthed baby after baby, naturally at home without pain control. I imagine this thing would have been buried in a drawer collecting dust.
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