A first date with someone you are attracted to can be nerve wracking but if things go well it can lead to burning love however, if things go south, it can be a disaster. The secret to having a good interracial first date is to be relaxed and ask some engaging questions to keep the conversation flowing. What are those specific questions? Here are a few examples of 15 questions you should ask on a first date.
1. What was it like growing up for you?
You will actually be surprised to learn that many people enjoy discussing their childhood memories on a first date. To hear some hilarious and interesting stories, this is a question that you have to ask.
2. What is your favourite film?
Knowing your date’s favourite film gives you an idea of the genre they like. It is worth asking in case you want date number two to be a movie night.
3. Favourite place to visit?
This will help understand if your date likes to travel a lot and the places they have visited and where they would like to visit.
4. Who has influenced you a lot in your life?
Answers to this question do vary from person to person and it can be anyone from family members to activists and even celebrities. Knowing this helps you know a bit about the personality of your date.
5. What things make you laugh a lot?
This question helps you understand the sense of humour of your date. We all have different things that make us laugh and knowing what your date finds funny does help you come up with clever and none offensive jokes.
6. Do you have a nick name?
Nick name are common and asking your date if they have one and calling them by that helps bring you closer together.
7. Do you have a best friend?
If so what do you like the most about them? We all have a friend in our lives who has been with us through dark times and asking your date about their best friend gives you an idea of the type of company they keep in their circle.
8. Are you a pet person?
This will help you understand if the person you are on a date with is a big fan of animals or not. It is also a chance for you to be open and tell them if you love animal or not too to prevent problems in the future.
9. What is your goal in life at present?
This is where you will get an idea of your date’s hopes, dream and where they are career wise without getting too personal like asking about their finances.
10. How do you normally spend your weekends?
This will give you an idea of what your date likes to do with during their spare time. You will know from this question if your date likes to go to concerts, sporting events, bars, picnics, movies, road trips and much more.
11. What is your life calling if you have figured it out?
This question helps you get in the mind of your date, understand what they think their purpose is on earth.
12. Did you have a favourite professor or teacher during your school or college years?
This can be interesting especially if your date was known as a teacher’s pet or they had a little innocent crush on their tutor. It is worth having a laugh about.
13. Is there anything about you that can surprise me?
If your date has a hidden talent like they are a magician or singer, you will find out here although answers do vary here and it can be anything. Just keep an open mind with this one.
14. How was your family like in your early years?
This will help you understand a bit more about your date’s family, how close they are, the things they did and more.
15. Is there something you dislike about the process of dating?
This question will help you understand the things your date enjoys when they are taken out and highlights things to avoid.