So why not open the floodgates with some compelling questions? ” and spark some in-depth discussions that get a little personal in all the right ways.
Consider popping a few of these questions on your next first date and see where they lead the conversation. What do they wish they could have done differently, if anything? You don’t have to rapid fire interrogate someone, of course, but it can lead to a conversation about their past that’s meaningful but still light. This isn’t meant to prompt a confession of your date’s failures. What about you, what do you wish you were better at?
We sent out an anonymous survey to get people's best, most creative first-date questions. Check them out, and if you want, leave a comment with some of your own go-to conversation-starters.
Once upon a time, people actually met in real life to date.
of The Couples Institute, recommends playing Twenty Questions with your partner because "They [questions] allow you to discover or rediscover who your partner is." By developing a deeper understanding of your partner's mind and spirit, you could find yourself more deeply in love.
You have to admit it’s fun; the fact that you are, for once, allowed to judge people by their looks or your shallow first impressions is exhilarating.
It can be hard to figure out what to ask without making it seem like you're interrogating your date.
After all, the key to a good date is relaxed conversation, and the last thing you want is to recreate the beginning of this scene from But whether you're trying to fill an awkward silence or just trying to get to know your date better, we have you covered.
Take turns fishing out questions and answering them.
You could also play a game where, for every point scored, the person who earned the point gets to ask a question.