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This gives you insight into the person you're dealing with. It's especially useful to learn about a potential date. Let's say she texts her mom often – it means that she's close to her family.
like this question because it's aspirational. It prompts the other person to think outside the box and consider their wildest dreams.
Maybe the person has a rigid system in place when they wake up. They rise at 5 AM every morning, hit the gym, and are ready to work by 7.
It can start a business, pay off debts, invest in the stock market… even buy a house. How the person would use that money will help you understand how they'd manage finances.
This is a more personal question better suited for somebody that already has a rapport with you. I do believe in love at first sight. When I saw my wife for the first time,
This is similar to question 5 but far deeper. Again, this is appropriate for somebody with a more established relationship. Don't open a conversation up with this!
his is an easy conversation starter question that opens the doors to more conversation. Someone who suffered a slew of bad experiences could believe themselves to be cursed
Ok, not technically a question – but it's too easy to pass up. It's a totally open-ended request. The other person can tell you anything, and this is valuable.
Everyone thinks they have a great story. They have unique experiences that left them unique insights – and they're dying to tell you. This question invites them to indulge in themselves a bit by telling you some tales.
A very safe and shallow question is to ask how their weekend went. You can learn more about what they do in their free time.
Ok, I admit this is a curveball, but hear me out. This conversation-starter question throws ANYBODY off. I like to use it in job interviews for that reason.
Another simple, easy question. They might tell you about having an amazing work week – packed with promotions, raises, and new experiences.
They are bound to have memories they want to start over. It could be a friend they had that they lost touch with or grandparents that aren't around anymore.
This is a simple way to get a taste (get it?) of the other person's culinary inclinations. You can easily deduce whether they love a hearty steak or prefer Japanese cuisine.
People emulate their role models – making this an important question. If a man admires Harvey Specter from Suits, you might assume he strives to be as suave and well-dressed as the famous TV lawyer.