160 Questions For Couples: New + Longterm (Very Telling)

You just met someone new and you want to know who they are.

Besides hanging out, how can you get a little closer?

Asking questions is a good place to start.

Whether you just met someone online or you’re in a new relationship, going beyond “how are you?” Or “what are you doing?” Is important.

It allows you to widen your view of them, watching them open up quicker.

How you ask these questions is up to you. Maybe you make a whole date out of it and take turns asking each other questions. Or maybe you ask one over text every now and then to keep the convo going.

In any case, you’re going to love this list of questions to ask your boyfriend.

Here are 160 questions to get to know someone.

 

How to Ask Questions to Get to Know Someone

Questions For Couple

You have your list of questions to ask your boyfriend, girlfriend or person who you want to get to know. How do you start asking? Here’s a few suggestions:

  • Text. When the convo is getting dull, send a text with one of these questions.
  • Date. If you’re running out of date ideas, plan a night where you ask each other questions. Go back and forth to learn each other’s answers.
  • 20 Questions. Like the 20 questions game goes, pick 20 questions each and ask each other over messages or in person.

When it comes to questions to get to know someone, how you ask is really important. Nobody likes feeling that they’re being interrogated at a police station. Here are some tips to make the most out of it.

  • Order Questions. Pay attention to the order you ask your questions. Starting off with the hard questions first can “scare” away the person. Start with easier questions and build your way up to the harder ones. This gives the person time to get comfortable and trust you before opening up about the bigger things.
  • Respect Boundaries. Let’s say you ask a question and the person refuses to answer because it’s too personal. You should respect that. Of course, if you’re asking questions for your boyfriend or girlfriend and they never wants to open up about anything, that could be another issue altogether.
  • Comment on Responses. Again, you don’t want to seem like you’re deposing someone on the stand in a courtroom. You’ll get better answers if you make it seem like a convo. This means commenting on the person’s answers or relating them to your life, or life in general, before constantly going onto the next question. If you can, ask follow up questions about the same topic.
  • Withhold Judgment. Let’s say you’re looking for questions to ask a guy. You want their truthful answers so you can decide if they’re a good match for you. To get an honest answer, you’ll need to come off as trustworthy. That’s a lot more likely to happen if you aren’t judgmental toward their answers. Even if you disagree, try to talk in a way that doesn’t come off as judgmental so you can get all your questions in. If they know how you want them to answer, the person could play you and just give you what you’re looking for.
  • Make Sure They’re Asking Too. Even if you want it to be a one-sided question session, the person should ask about you outside of it and in natural, daily life. Often, we get too busy learning about the other person and wondering if they like us. In the process, we forget to ask ourselves if we like them. Are they curious about us too? If not, that’s an easy sign they may not be too serious.

 

160 Questions to Get to Know Someone

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Wondering questions to ask your boyfriend, girlfriend or the person you like and want to get to know?

  1. What’s the one thing you would like to change about yourself?
  2. Are you a dog or cat person?
  3. Are you closer to your mom or your dad?
  4. What’s your favourite thing about your personality?
  5. What’s your favourite thing about your looks?
  6. If you could have one superpower, what would you pick?
  7. What song means the most to you and why?
  8. What movie means the most to you and why?
  9. How did your previous relationships end?
  10. Name one song or movie that people would be surprised you listened to/watched.
  11. What’s your favourite meal?
  12. What’s your least favourite meal?
  13. Are you more clean or messy?
  14. What movie do you hate?
  15. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?
  16. Out of all the criticism people have given you, which do you agree with?
  17. Out of all the criticism people have given you, which do you disagree with?
  18. What was the best time in your life (so far)?
  19. What’s the worst argument you’ve ever been in?
  20. What’s your top regret? (If you don’t have regrets, what’s the top thing you think you could have done better?)
  21. What was your favourite subject in school?
  22. What’s your favourite thing about your family?
  23. What’s your least favourite thing about your family?
  24. What company do you hate the most?
  25. What cheers you up when you’re sad?
  26. What’s your favourite restaurant?
  27. Have you ever kicked anyone out of your home? Why?
  28. Do you speak any other languages?
  29. Do you like watching documentaries? If so, which ones?
  30. What’s your most hated chores?
  31. What trend do you hate?
  32. When’s the last time you pulled an all-nighter?
  33. What was your lowest point in life?
  34. What’s the dumbest argument you’ve had?
  35. What’s your best childhood memory?
  36. What skills do you wish were taught in school?
  37. What’s your horoscope sign? Do you think you’re a typical [their sign]?
  38. What’s the meanest thing you’ve ever said to someone?
  39. Are you one to confront people or do you bottle things up?
  40. Take me back to when you figured out Santa wasn’t real.
  41. If you were president, what would you change?
  42. What’s the grossest thing someone’s ever told you?
  43. What was your first job? How old were you?
  44. What do you hate paying for?
  45. What’s the strangest thing about you?
  46. In 100 years from now when kids are taught history, what do you think they’d be horrified at?
  47. If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
  48. What’s the biggest struggle you’ve overcame?
  49. Are you spiritual? Religious?
  50. What could you rant about indefinitely?
  51. On a scale from 1 to 10, how happy are you?
  52. How do you define happiness?
  53. Looking back at your younger self, what makes you cringe?
  54. What’s the last thing you Googled?
  55. Do you believe in psychics?
  56. Do you believe in ghosts?
  57. If you became a parent, what’s one thing you’d do better than your parents?
  58. Are you can introvert or an extrovert?
  59. What do you worry about the most?
  60. You’re have the perfect, dream day. What does that look like?
  61. What’s the worst feeling?
  62. Good or bad, what’s something from your childhood that you think made you into the person you are?
  63. If a genie granted you 3 wishes, what would you wish for? (You can’t wish for more wishes)
  64. What are the red flags you look out for?
  65. What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?
  66. How often do you drink alcohol?
  67. What are your thoughts on illegal drugs?
  68. Which people are you the closest with?
  69. When’s the last time you cried? About what?
  70. How would you describe your sense of humor?
  71. Have you ever had your heart broken? If yes, what caused it?
  72. What are you embarrassed to admit you Googled?
  73. How would others describe you?
  74. Are you pro-choice or pro-life?
  75. Are you pro-gun control or pro-gun ownership?
  76. You can know 1 thing about the future. What do you pick?
  77. Do you believe in a publicly funded healthcare system?
  78. Somebody tells you that all lives matter. How do you respond?
  79. Describe what systemic racism means.
  80. Are you the type of person to look through someone’s medicine cabinets?
  81. If you could, would you live forever?
  82. What’s the nicest thing you’ve ever done for someone?
  83. Did you learn anything from your past relationships? (If so, then what?)
  84. Do you believe in evolution or creation?
  85. Do you think billionaires should exist?
  86. If you were a ghost, what/who would you haunt?
  87. What’s your purpose in life?
  88. What do you consider cheating?
  89. What’s your thoughts on safe injection sites?
  90. What do you think other people think about you?
  91. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  92. If you were with a friend and they were rude to the waiter, what, if anything, would you do?
  93. What’s one of your biggest secrets?
  94. How did you spend your best birthday?
  95. What’s the most romantic thing you’ve done for someone?
  96. Have you ever been in love?
  97. Is censorship ever a good thing?
  98. If you could hack into anyone’s computer, who would you pick?
  99. What scientific discovery do you hope to see in your lifetime?
  100. What’s the most awkward thing that’s happened to you?
  101. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
  102. What would you do if you won the lottery?
  103. What do you regret saying?
  104. If you had a robot, what would you make them do?
  105. When you die, what do you want others to say about you at your funeral?
  106. What was the biggest lie you ever told?
  107. Let’s say someone could tell you the age you die and the cause. Would you want to know?
  108. What’s a reoccurring dream you have?
  109. What interest do you have that others may be surprised at?
  110. Do you believe in aliens?
  111. Which conspiracy theories do you believe in?
  112. Where have you visited that you wish you didn’t?
  113. What’s the most out-there belief you have?
  114. Someone hands you $3,000 for free. What do you do with it?
  115. What’s a misconception people have about you?
  116. You pass a homeless person on the street. What thoughts go through your mind?
  117. If you could have dinner with anyone who’s passed, who would you pick?
  118. What was your most embarrassing moment?
  119. If everyone could know one thing about you, what would you want it to be?
  120. What do you wish you were better at?
  121. Give me one interesting trivia fact about you.
  122. What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
  123. What are you most likely to be criminally charged with?
  124. If you could give one message to the world, what would it be?
  125. If you could go back and teach yourself one lesson, what would it be?
  126. Do you believe in fate or free will?
  127. How do you judge someone?
  128. You can pick anyone to be stranded on an island. Who do you pick?
  129. If you could have any job in the world, what would you choose?
  130. Which accomplishment are you proud of?
  131. What do you hope to accomplish before you die?
  132. What do you wish you got more compliments on?
  133. For one whole day, you can mindread everyone’s thoughts about you. Would you want to know them?
  134. What would your biography be titled?
  135. If you had a younger brother/sister, what dating advice would you give them?
  136. What qualities do you admire most in others?
  137. If you were doing the right thing and everyone hated you, would you still do the right thing?
  138. What do you think your last words will be on your death bed?
  139. Have you ever broken someone’s heart?
  140. What makes your eyes roll when you hear it?
  141. What annoys you about the opposite sex?
  142. What annoys you about the same sex?
  143. If someone narrated your life, how would it start?
  144. What gets you in trouble (work, school, friends, etc.)?
  145. If you could get away with anything, what would you do?
  146. Who hurt you the most and what happened?
  147. What are your dream travel destinations?
  148. What’s something you’ve wondered about me but are too afraid to ask?
  149. What’s your biggest pet peeve?
  150. Do you meditate, do yoga or any similar practices?
  151. What’s a topic or thing you usually find yourself disagreeing with other people about?
  152. Walk me through what the perfect life looks like to you?
  153. What’s the best gift you ever gave?
  154. What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?
  155. What’s your biggest fear in life?
  156. What’s the biggest change you’ve made in your life?
  157. What makes you feel anxious?
  158. Do you believe in reincarnation?
  159. What question on this list was the hardest for you to answer?

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