Good questions for dating couples
Start with a question and let them expound with the answer. What would you do if you had to live on a mountain without warning? Finally, sometimes it's just good to find out how the other person is doing. (i.e., what is the first thing you do when you get to work? What are your favorite/least favorite parts of your day? Is there a major challenge we should be praying about as a family? What is one thing you have learned about God this year? When was the last time you saw a direct answer to prayer? have a great personality and be unattractive or have a terrible personality and be very attractive? never have to clean the kitchen again, or never have to clean the bathroom again?
Was there a spiritual mentor you looked up to when you were younger? What is one thing likely getting in the way of your full potential in Christ? The usual "how was your day" often results in a simple "fine" or "okay." These questions can help expound and get deeper into the other person's daily life. It gives us the opportunity to state our passions so we can pursue them, and helps us know our significant other's passions and find ways to support and encourage them in those. However, when put on the spot, some of us aren't great at coming up with random memories, so it helps to have some questions to bring those past experiences to mind. "); usually, however, it helps to actually write a couple questions down.
Just 3-4 to put in my purse or in my pocket and refer to when we start looking like that elderly couple in the restaurant that remains in silence throughout the meal. Really, once you get started with one or two, it's easy to progress the conversation naturally. Some great conversations have resulted from watching a movie, then talking about how we would deal in those situations. What would you do if there was a world-wide power outage? What would you do if someone stole your identity and you couldn't get it back? What would you do if a couple close to you passed away and you were left to raise their child(ren)? If you had to restart your life (relationships, education, etc.), where would you start? What would your life be like if you said yes to everything? If you were to be on a reality TV show, which one would you be on?