Rather than treating questions as a first date script, weave them seamlessly into conversation, by asking, listening, and following up with new topics and further questions.
We sent out an anonymous survey to get people's best, most creative first-date questions. Check them out, and if you want, leave a comment with some of your own go-to conversation-starters.
A man and woman face each other across a table at a downtown bistro, looking nervous and awkward. There is a stiff formality to the way they sit—no slouching. In reality, premature or exaggerated revelations are due more to boundary issues, unresolved pain, or self-centeredness than true intimacy. Maybe your first date questions will lead you to discover that this person is your soul mate—or maybe not.
All the observable and obvious clues: They are nicely groomed and wearing freshly pressed clothes—stylish, but not overdone. Should the relationship evolve, there will be plenty of time to get into weighty topics. When a person reveals too much too soon, it can give a false sense of intimacy.
Two hard-partying brothers place an online ad to find the perfect dates for their sister's Hawaiian wedding.
Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves out-hustled by an uncontrollable duo.