“But the happy thought is, that it never need happen.
Everyone can wait till married, both boys and girls, men and women. There is one rule to remember: Avoid prolonged petting; for it can only lead to trouble.”
“What do you mean, Lady?”
“I mean just this. Hugging and kissing (petting) can be carried on so long that neither the boy nor the girl seem to be able to stop. And this is where drinking is always harmful. It makes your emotions go fast. You loosen the brakes and you lose control.”