Dating things to ask
Travel is a great shortcut to deeper values and priorities.
What’s the one movie you love more than any other movie? If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you? If she hasn’t traveled much, ask her where she most wants to go.The places she has traveled as well as the places she wants to travel give you a lot of insight into who she is.Along the way, you’ll be learning a great deal about your date through a fun conversational mix of experience and fantasy. " The beauty of this question is it avoids the tired "So what do you do for a living? It’s open-ended enough that she'll probably mention what she does for a living as part of her answer, while opening up the response to non-work activities.And it guarantees that her response will be more than a one-word answer. Click here to take our quick (and shockingly accurate) “Does He Like You” Quiz right now and find out if he likes you… What kind of extra-curricular activities did you do for fun in high school?
Which is better: asking for permission or asking for forgiveness? What would you do if you inherited 1 million dollars tomorrow? What’s the most embarrassing moment of your life so far? Where would you rather live – a big house in the suburbs or a tiny apartment in a great location in the city? If you could have any job in the world, what would it be? Ever have any trouble with the law or get arrested? What do you want to have going on in your life in 5 years, or 10, or 15? Which would you rather be, smart or happy, and why?
Great questions, asked well, give you and your date plenty of material to work with—and endless conversations to explore.
So, what makes for a great question, as opposed to a dull back-and-forth? More important than the specifics of the question is your intention in asking it.
Remember, a first date should be fun and pleasant—an enjoyable distraction from her everyday routine.
With a question like this, she gets to determine what she wants to share with you about her week, and you get to listen.
A girl who wants to hike Kilimanjaro has very different interests than a girl who wants to stay in every seven-star hotel in the world.