In Quebec, as in Ireland, the Roman Catholic Church held great sway for many years. In Ireland, the reaction has included crime novels such as The Magdalen Martyrs and movies like The Magdalene Sisters. In Quebec, it includes an "Intimacy Kit" next to the Pringles and mineral water in my hotel room.
Practical, but not something I think one would have seen in the 1950s.
"I had to pull myself up to escape your smoking wreckage of parenting."(Nephew Beyond Borders #2, Sister-in-Law Beyond Borders)
— Nephew Beyond Borders #1, over dinner to his mother