60 Questions to Get to Know Your Date Better

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When you first meet someone that you feel that spark or “click” with, the desire to get to know them better can be overwhelming. This is a classic way to feel like you’re understanding the real person and in determining whether this person is serious dating material. It can also help uncover some potential red flags early on.

However, you don’t want it to come across as the third degree either. To help lighten things up, we’ve put together a list of basic questions that you might want to ask to get to know each other better. Dress it up like a fun game and take turns picking from the questions list. You certainly don’t have to ask them all, but it’s a good starting place to get things going.

What is your favorite…

  • color
  • food
  • place to go
  • movie
  • song
  • drink
  • relative
  • perfume/cologne
  • book
  • poem
  • school year
  • teacher
  • snack food
  • gift to receive
  • style of clothing
  • holiday
  • season
  • flower
  • candy
  • city
  • country
  • restaurant

Romantic Inclinations

  • What is your idea of a perfect date?
  • What is your favorite romantic gesture?
  • What are the top ten gifts you love would like to receive?
  • What is your idea of the perfect romantic gift?
  • What is your idea of the perfect romantic vacation?

Personal Beliefs

  • What religion, if any, do you believe in?
  • What things do you feel passionate about?
  • Do you believe in love at first sight?
  • What’s the difference between love, romance and sex?
  • Do you believe it is proper for people to express their feelings in public?

Growing Up

  • Where were you born?
  • Where did you live most of their childhood life?
  • What was your most memorable childhood moment?
  • What was your biggest childhood fear? (i.e.-the dark, monsters, etc.)
  • What was your favorite game as a child?
  • Where did you go to school?
  • What’s the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?
  • What was your most embarrassing moment?
  • What was the single most significant turning point in your life?

Dreams & Desires

  • Do you want children? How many?
  • What is your idea of a dream…
  • house
  • car
  • vacation
  • What is your life dream?
  • If you had three wishes, what would they be?
  • What do you want most from life?
  • What did you want to be when you “grew up”?
  • Is that what you are doing now? What changed?
  • What if you could create the absolute, perfect job for yourself? What would it be?

Preferences & Peeves

  • Do you prefer the cold or hot? Why?
  • Are you a morning or night person? Why?
  • What is your biggest pet peeve?
  • What if you could be a comic strip character? Who would it be?
  • Are you a cat person or dog person?
  • What do you do when you feel sad or depressed?
  • What do you do when you feel angry or upset?
  • What three words best describe you?
  • Do you save for a rainy day or live life as it comes?


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