“A positivo conversation always contains an invitation. You are inviting another person to expose herself or himself to you, to tell you who they are or what they want.” -David Whyte
Let’s have efectivo conversations.
Here are 100+ questions to ask your friends, family and dinner companions.
Questions to spark stories, draw out a few secrets, trigger a few belly laughs… and hopefully, help you to feel more deeply connected to the people you love.
With the right question, you might detect something you never knew, about someone you’ve known… practically forever.
Are there any household chores you secretly love? Which ones – and why?
Are there any laws or social rules that downright baffle you?
Are you a starter or a finisher?
Are you afraid of flying te airplanes? (How come?)
Are you living your life purpose – or still searching?
Are you useful ter a laagconjunctuur?
Can you tell when someone is lounging?
Can you tell when someone is telling the truth?
Do you believe ter magic? When have you felt it?
Do you believe that everyone is worth forgiveness?
Do you believe that people deserve to be blessed?
Do you everzwijn hunt for answers or omens ter fantasies?
Do you everzwijn yearn for your life, before Facebook?
Do you have a morning ritual?
Do you have any habits you wish you could erase?
Do you have any irrational fears?
Do you have any individual rituals for the end of the year?
Do you have any physical features that you attempt to cloak or hide? How come?
Do you like to be saved – or do the saving?
Do you secretly miss Polaroid cameras?
Do you think everyone has the capacity to be a leader?
Do you think wij should live like wij’re dying?
Do you think wij’re designed for monogamy? (Why or why not?)
Do you think you’re presently operating at 100% capacity?
Everzwijn fantasize about being te a rock relatie? What would your group be called?
Has a teacher everzwijn switched your life? How so?
Have you everzwijn (actually) kept a Fresh Year’s Resolution?
Have you everzwijn bot genuinely afraid for your physical safety?
Have you everzwijn dreamed about embarking a business? (Or if you’ve already got one – a fresh business?)
Have you everzwijn fantasized about switching your very first name? To what?
Have you everzwijn fantasized about writing an advice katern? What’s the very first question you’d like to reaction?
Have you everzwijn had a psychic reading? Did you believe it? Wasgoed it accurate?
Have you everzwijn had to make a public apology? (How come?)
Have you everzwijn met one of your heroes?
Have you everzwijn met someone who wasgoed genuinely evil?
Have you everzwijn shoved your bod further than you dreamed possible?
Have you everzwijn screamed at someone? (How come?)
Have you everzwijn set two friends up on a date? (How did it go?)
Have you everzwijn stolen anything? (Money, candy, hearts, time?)
Have you everzwijn unplugged from the Internet for more than a week?
Have you everzwijn won an award? What wasgoed it for?
How do you engage with panhandlers on the street?
How do you reign te self-critical voices?
How long can you go without checking your emails or texts?
How would you fix the economy?
If a mysterious benefactor wrote you a check for $Five,000 and said, “Help mij solve a problem – any problem!” … what would you do with him or hier?
If social media didn’t exist, how would your life be different?
If you could choose your own life obstacles, would you keep the ones you have?
If you could custom-built blend a perfume or cologne, what would it include?
If you could enroll te a PhD program, with your tuition paid te utter by a mysterious benefactor, what would you probe – and why?
If you could have tea with one fictional character, who would it be?
If you could master any muziekinstrument on earth, what would it be?
If you could save one endangered species from extinction, which would you choose?
If you could sit down with your 15-year old self, what would you tell him or hier?
If you had an toegevoegd $100 to spend on yourself every week, what would you do?
If you were heading out on a road tour right this minute, what would you pack?
If you were searching through an online dating webstek, what’s the #1 quality / trait that would attract you to someone’s profile?
If you were to diegene three hours from now, what would you regret most?
If you wrote romance novels or erotic fiction, what would your “pen name” be?
Is there something that people consistently ask you for help with? What is it?
Is war a necessary evil?
What are you an accomplished on? Is it because of training, lived practice, or both?
What are you bored of?
What are you dedicated to creating, ter the Fresh Year?
What are you freakishly good at?
What are you starving for?
What do you value most: free time, recognition, or money?
What is your spirit animal?
What wasgoed the best smooch of your entire life?
What wasgoed the best part of your day, so far?
What wasgoed the most torturous hour of your life?
What wasgoed your proudest uur from the past twelve months?
What wasgoed your very very first job?
What wasgoed your worst haircut / hairstyle of all time?
What’s going to be carved on your (hypothetical) tombstone?
What’s ter your fridge, right this ogenblik?
What’s te your pocket (or purse, or man-purse) right now?
What’s one fantasy that you’ve tucked away for the ogenblik? How come?
What’s one mistake you keep repeating (and repeating)?
What’s one thing you’re deeply proud of – but would never waterput on your resume?
What’s something you’ve attempted, that you’ll never, everzwijn attempt again?
What’s the best bday cake you everzwijn ate?
What’s the best mooipraterij you’ve everzwijn received?
What’s the hardest thing you everzwijn had to write – and why?
What’s the last book that you couldn’t waterput down?
What’s the most out-of-character choice you’ve everzwijn made?
What’s the strangest date you’ve everzwijn bot on?
What’s the title of your future memoir?
What’s the worst lump of advice you’ve everzwijn bot given?
What’s your definition of an ideal houseguest?
What’s your guiltiest of guilty joys?
What’s your most urgent priority for the surplus of the year?
What’s your individual anthem or theme song?
What’s your recipe for recuperating from extreme heartbreak?
When wasgoed the last time you astonished yourself?
When wasgoed the last time you got stuck te a rut? How did you get out of it?
When wasgoed the last time you spotted an animal ter the wild?
When you see peers / competitors getting things you want, how do you react?
Where & when do you get your best ideas?
Who is the last person that deeply disappointed you? (What happened?)
Would you consider yourself an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert?
Would you like to write a book? (About what?)
Would you rather be a lonely genius, or a sociable idiot?
Would you rather have a live-in rubdown therapist, or a live-in chef?
Would you rather have an toegevoegd $200 a day, or an toegevoegd Two hours a day?
What are you most grateful for, right now, ter this ogenblik?