Relationship Questions

The heartbeat of all close relationships starts with a genuine interest in the other person. Asking questions and engaging in conversation is the best ways to build a more connected relationship. Asking non-threatening questions shows care, concern, and love for the other person.

So, here is a list of great questions to start conversations:

What/who is your favorite…

Food, restaurant, song, music, artist, actor, actress, author, drink, dessert, movie, book, friend, animal, pet, teacher 

    When do you feel the most…

    happy, sad, excited, passionate, angry, depressed, frustrated, joyful, peaceful, relaxed, stressed out, positive, negative, anxious, nervous, helpful, helpless, confident, inadequate, inferior, guilty, shameful, free, mature

      What do you like/dislike the most about…

      our family, our relationship, school, work, dating

        Tell me about an important…

        goal, dream, revelation, epiphany, lesson learned, mistake, year, issue, event, change, value, guiding principle

          What do you think about…

          God, church, religion, politics, culture, hairstyles, fashion, technology, the environment, art, sports, tattoos, love 

            What’s one thing you would change about our…

            world, government, country, culture, family, neighborhood, schools, economy, environment, traffic, friendships, mealtime, morning routine, evening routine 

              What makes you…

              laugh, cry, sing, smile, unique, different, dream, jealous, mad, nervous, sleepy 

                What/who are you most…

                proud of, disappointed in, grateful for, humbled by, inspired by, challenged by, afraid of, similar to, different than

                  What is your biggest…

                  regret, accomplishment, fear, weakness, strength, flaw 

                    What are you…

                    good at, bad at, improving at, getting worse at, encouraged by, motivated by

                      What would you do if you lost your…

                      hearing, eyesight, sense of smell, taste, touch, keys, wallet, purse, credit card, mind, job, hair 

                        What would you like to…

                        start, try, do over, stop, remember, forget about

                          What’s one thing you would never…

                          try, do again, stop, forget

                            How are you…

                            today, feeling, creative, holding up, doing

                              Can you imagine yourself ever…

                              failing at, succeeding at, working for, starting your own

                                Where would you like to…

                                live, travel, work, be in 5 years, wake up tomorrow, retire

                                  What would you do for…

                                  a million dollars, for free, for a friend, for a stranger, for family 

                                    Tell me about one thing that…

                                    you don’t understand, confuses you, excites you, you struggle at