Questions to ask your partner to get to know them better

Why do you need some questions to ask your partner?

Now we all know just how important it is to ask questions. If you have a date, you’d want to know more about him or her. It’s basic human nature to be curious. Here is a list of some the most used and most important questions to ask your partner. It might seem a bit too common but people do forget to ask them. These basic, yet simple questions will help you to determine what kind of person your partner is.

Also keep in mind that listening is the most important factor here. Ask a few interesting questions and don’t chip in. It might seem hard to resist but in the end, your partner will think you’re a great conversationalist.

Lets get started with the questions to ask your partner:

Get to know your partner’s background.

These questions will give you the chance to learn more about the person’s background and personal history.

  • Where did you grow up?
  • Where did you enroll in college?
  • What did you major for in school? / What would you have liked to major?
  • Where was your favorite place to live?
  • What did you want to be when you were a child?
  • Do you have any siblings?
  • Where do your parents live?
  • What do your parents do?
  • Who has the biggest influence in your life?
  • Do you have a nickname ? How did you get it?

What are your partner’s favorite things?

  • What’s your favorite band?
  • Who’s your favorite author?
  • What’s your favorite movie?
  • What’s your favorite TV show?
  • What’s the best part about your job/hobby?
  • What’s your favorite vacation spot?

Things your partner does.

  • What do you like to do over the weekends?
  • What is your favorite hobby?
  • What’s the biggest goal you’ve accomplished or working on?
  • What was the scariest thing you’ve ever done?

 Dreams and ambitions.

  • How would you spend your time if you didn’t have to work?
  • If you could choose anywhere to live, where would you?
  • What’s the next thing you would like to learn?
  • What would you do with a million dollars?

 Topics you should avoid at all costs.

  1.  Past partners.
  2. Emotional stories and drama.
  3. Religion.
  4. Opportunities for conflict or complaints.
  5. Sexual topics.
  6. Drugs and alcohol.