Dating small talk questions
If you were to die three hours from now, what would you regret most? Is it because of training, lived experience, or both? If you were searching through an online dating website, what’s the #1 quality / trait that would attract you to someone’s profile? Talking about how funny that friend is can really liven up the conversation – especially if one of you remembers a funny story about that same friend.Again, it can present opportunities for other threads of conversation.
) Are you living your life purpose — or still searching?
Have you ever pushed your body further than you dreamed possible? If you were heading out on a road trip right this minute, what would you pack? What’s something you’ve tried, that you’ll never, ever try again?
If you had an extra 0 to spend on yourself every week, what would you do? What do you value most: free time, recognition, or money? What’s one thing you’re deeply proud of — but would never put on your résumé? What’s the hardest thing you ever had to write — and why? What’s the most out-of-character choice you’ve ever made?
Ask about your date’s job and/or family and, sure, you’ll be asking the “usual” questions.
But you’ll also be using a casual, friendly starting point for conversation that can really help the conversation feel nature.