Plus, you won't be blind-sided if you make a movie date and you're stuck sitting through a rom-com.It might seem super particular, but her morning routine is hugely revealing.You can gauge whether she's philanthropic, an outdoor buff with a killer bucket list, and everything in between."Learn about her culinary skills, what food she likes, if she's into healthy cooking, and has any favorite restaurants, Sullivan says.Good: You can see if she has a tight bond with her parents or siblings. "The five people we're around the most, shape us the most; her relationship to any one of her closest friends and family members tell you a lot about her," Jones says Waiting to be seated at your table or for your waiter to arrive?Break the ice with a simple, straight-forward question like this. All these alternatives offer "insight into her lifestyle, taste, and knowledge about other cultures." Sullivan says.
This conversation starter can bring a light, playful, untethered feeling into your mix of questions, Jones says.Food is always a safe topic of conversation—and an endless one, too."If sports are big in your life, this will take you into a ton of subtopics," Sullivan says.Ask what sports she's interested in, what teams she roots for, and if she played sports in college.Depending on her answer, you can see whether you're up for some healthy competition or standing behind the same teams. You'll also find out how much time she spends on the couch.It's also the perfect way to gauge whether her level of passion is compatible with yours, Jones says. Each of these explanations reveals something about her character."This is a great query because a dream job merges meaning, passion, and lifestyle," Jones explains. If things get a bit awkward or serious, divert to a more carefree topic.But you'll also be able to reign in any bad habits that might prevent you from nabbing a second date."Her answer will reveal whether she has a dark, goofy, nerdy, romantic, sappy, or quirky side," Sullivan says.Catching her off guard is a good thing so long as your intentions are innocent and playful.Despite the quirkiness of this question, you'll find out what's most valuable to her and the significance of those items Light-hearted questions like this one can stir up memories from her childhood. It may seem silly, but if she hates dogs and your Husky is part of the family, or she's got two cats and you're allergic, things might not work out. You'll find out if she's been running with bulls or scaled a mountain.