Today we have some dating advice for the single ladies circa 1938. While some of these gems of wisdom may be slightly outdated, I think it's safe to say that tips such as "if you need a brassiere, wear one" and "don't tug at your girdle" qualify as timeless.
From the looks of it, I would assume that the charming gal in the picture was unable to close the deal with the dapper gentleman. Although, it looks like she got a free meal and a couple dozen drinks out of the deal. Here's an interesting article my wife sent me with a little bit more up to date info on dating in the modern world. Warning: the information in this piece is far from sugar coated, but in my opinion, very on point.