Keeping conversation flowing freely is no easy feat. To help you figure out what to talk about ahead of time, we asked therapists and psychologists who work with couples to share their favorite first date discussion points.
See what they had to say below. You get to see your date light up and see them at their best. Common values are more important to a relationship than common interests and by asking this question, you get to find out what they really value in their life. If they pick a political figure, it could tell you about how conservative or liberal they are.
It also allows for some interesting sharing about if they are a morning or night What questions to ask a guy when first dating and their usual morning routine.
For many people, having things scheduled or planned will cause anxiety and make a vacation stressful. On the other hand, those who are planners might find an open vacation with no plans to be anxiety provoking. This one gets to the bottom of it without it seeming like an interrogation.
You also get a sense of how the person sees him or herself then and now, and what could be improved. A similar question might reference volunteerism! Clarka psychologist in Washington, D. It also allows you to see how they use their imagination, which can be helpful later on in romance and sex.
We may have a problem. They despise country music and so do you? Still in the running. Their answer could be spending time with friends or scrolling through political blogs.
News Politics Entertainment Communities. Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos. If you could get advice from anyone living or dead, who would you want advice from and what would you ask?
If you could wave a magic wand right now and have your life be perfect, what would that new life look like? On your last vacation, did you plan everything out beforehand or go with the flow? What dating advice would you give the high school version of you? If you had a dinner party and had to invite a musician, a politician, a famous couple and only one family member, who would you invite?
What would you be serving, where would you have it, and what would be on your dinner playlist? Tattoo Artists Weigh In.
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