Never stop discovering new things about your spouse.Ask each other these questions and you’re guaranteed to laugh and learn something new!The 1960's television show The Dating Game featured three contestants who competed with each other for a date with a bachelorette.As the bachelorette could not see the contestants, she based her date choice entirely on their answers.Asking a question in an email increases your chance of hearing back from a guy. When you were little, what did you dream of being when you grew up? Use one or two on your date, and the conversation should begin to flow. You can also use one of these questions in your online email correspondence.
If you’re anything like me, the conversation will invariably turn to boring work stories and how much you’re addicted to guacamole.
If there’s a lull in the conversation, insert a creative question or two and the conversation should begin to flow.
These questions come from dating coach/matchmaker Rachel Greenwald’s, “Have Him at Hello: Confessions from 1,000 Guys About What Makes Them Fall in Love…or Never Call Back” (© Random House 2008).
Childhood memories are funny things: They reveal a lot about the way you think about the world, and the way you looked at it from a young age. As long as you’ve got a couple years to cushion you from it, it can be a time that’s rich with funny stories and little observations. What’s something you’ve been really proud of lately?
It’s a great way to learn a little bit more about their background and spark a discussion about the way you both grew up. You want to know where someone came from, but it can be a delicate subject. The way that someone saw themselves in high school when they were can say a lot about who they are. Maybe it’s hitting a time goal on a run or learning how to make pesto or finally getting the hang of something at work.