It can be hard to figure out what to ask without making it seem like you're interrogating your date.
After all, the key to a good date is relaxed conversation, and the last thing you want is to recreate the beginning of this scene from But whether you're trying to fill an awkward silence or just trying to get to know your date better, we have you covered.
It's important to get a sense of that person's day-to-day life. Or does he tend to take a nap after he comes home from the office?
To help navigate this tricky terrain, we've established a few substantive but non-intimidating topics to keep the conversation going when shit gets weird and you find yourself trying to avoid eye contact from across the table:1. Just in terms of where you grew up, what your interests were in high school, what your hometown was like, and what funny things happened to you as kids.
Actually, if high school's involved, maybe it could get a bit therapeutic. Your families If you don't think to ask up-front, you can actually go a surprising amount of time without even knowing what someone's parents do for a living.
Plus, studying up on their family members will make you extra prepared to maybe one day meet the folks.
Even if you've both spent your lives in the same city, the character of your respective neighborhoods can provide a funny topic of discussion.
You might even find some weird, small-world connection you have.4.