Wednesday, 18 May, 2011

New Relationship - Questions to Ask

The New Relationship Questionnaire
Having said that dating is quite similar to a job interview. Because - let's be realistic here - love is not blind. 
Questions to Get Started

  1. What is your name?
  2. What do you do? (School/College/Work)
  3. What is your family like?
  4. Tell me an interesting event from your childhood.
  5. What the wackiest thing you've ever done?
  6. How did your last relationship end?
  7. What kind of people do you like hanging out with?
  8. What do you like doing when you're alone?
  9. Which is your favorite cuisine?
  10. Which is your favorite movie?
  11. Who is your favorite sportsperson?
  12. Which actor/actress do you love?
  13. What kind of music do you listen to?
  14. What do you like to do when you are bored?
  15. What are the qualities you look for in a boyfriend/girlfriend
Fun Questions to Ask on a Date
  1. Which is the one website you like visiting often?
  2. Tell me a funny thing that happened at school/work.
  3. Which movie would you never see?
  4. Which actor/actress do you hate most?
  5. What quality of people irritates you the most?
  6. Which song would you like to listen to on a long drive? Which song would you like to listen to in traffic?
  7. What is the most disgusting thing you've said to someone?
  8. If you were in a film, which character would you suit best?
  9. If a film was made about you, which actor would you want playing your role?
  10. Who do you think is the hottest person in the world?
  11. What was the worst, most boring book you ever read?
  12. Tell me a something weird and odd about yourself.
  13. What is the funniest name you've ever heard?
  14. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
  15. What is your favorite color?
Questions Related to Future
  1. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?
  2. What are your career goals?
  3. Do you think you are in the wrong profession currently? What do you think would be the perfect job for you?
  4. Are you financially stable?
  5. Are you looking for a long term relationship?
  6. Do you believe in destiny?
  7. Would you ever cheat on me?
  8. Would you ever lie to me?
  9. Why did you break up with your ex boyfriend/ex girlfriend?
  10. What change can I make in myself so that you will love me more?
  11. What are your parents like?
  12. Will your parents live with us if we get married?
  13. Can you cook?

Common Get to Know Someone Questions

When you are meeting somebody for the first time, there are some basic things that you should know about the person such as his/her name, age, etc. So, the initial questions to get to know someone should border around these areas.

  1. Hi, I am … and you are?
  2. Where do you study/work?
  3. Where do you stay?
  4. If he stays at a distance from the city center, you may ask further, "How do you commute?" Empathize by saying "must be taking you a long time to reach (college/work)".
  5. If you have met the person at a party, ask, "How do you know (name of the host)?
  6. If you have met him at a bar, you may ask, "Do you come to this place often?"...add further.."I like the ambiance/music of this place"
  7. Give an opinion or two about the food being served, "I like (name of the dish or drink) served here". Then proceed to ask, "What's your favorite cuisine?"
These are some of the good get to know someone questions.
If you feel that the other person is responding and is interested in being friends with you, you may proceed to ask him some more personal questions. Here are some questions to ask to get to know someone better.

Interesting Get to Know Someone Better Questions
These questions should be asked only if you have developed some kind of comfort level with the person. Or, you may reserve them for your second meeting.

  1. Do you believe in astrology? What is your astrological sign?
  2. Where did you spend your childhood? What is the best memory that you have of your childhood? (perfect get to know you question for the opposite sex)
  3. What do you like to do in your free time? If he tells you his hobby, ask further questions on the same.
  4. If the other person says he likes to read book, ask him, "Who is your favorite author?" or "Which is your favorite book?" You may read further on conversation starters for friends.
  5. If the other person says traveling, ask him "Which countries have you been to?" Every time you ask him about his hobbies, add a few lines about it yourself, like I have traveled to so and so place myself or I remember as a child my favorite book was (name of the book).
  6. Are you an indoor person or an outdoor one?
  7. On a holiday, what do you prefer, "Mountains or the Sea"?
  8. Tell me three good things about you. (share yours too)
  9. Do you keep lots of secrets? Tell me one thing about you which no one else knows.
  10. Do you have any regrets in life?
Fun Questions to Get to Know Someone
Fun how to get to know someone questions are the perfect way to break the ice, whether it's on a date or a friendly get-together.

  1. What is the craziest thing that you have ever done in your entire life?
  2. Do you get embarrassed easily? Which has been the most embarrassing moment of your life?
  3. What is your take on "Chicken came before egg"?
  4. (If it's opposite sex) Which has been your worst dating experience? Do you still get worked up thinking about it? You may share your own experiences here first so that he or she feels comfortable sharing theirs.
  5. Do you believe in life after death? Have you seen or experienced spirits around you?
  6. If you were given a chance to change your name for a day, what would you opt for?

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