Interesting things to talk about when dating
"Ask a question that you haven’t asked your partner before," Coach Andi La Brune, Relationship Expert & Mentor, tells Bustle.Make them "silly, but thought-provoking." For example, "How did you feel the first time I agreed to go out with you," or "Try to guess what’s on my bucket list that I would only want to do with you."Just be sure to stay away from "conversation killers" like past relationships, she says. When you're attempting to bridge a communication gap in your relationship, awkward conversation topics may have the opposite effect.We sent out an anonymous survey to get people's best, most creative first-date questions. Check them out, and if you want, leave a comment with some of your own go-to conversation-starters.Running out of the things to talk about in your relationship may seem like a strange fear to have.Sometimes (okay, most of the time), though, first dates aren't smooth sailing.
"Humans are [social] creatures and only in recent years has such a hefty social burden gone to the primary relationship. Sometimes that means that there just isn't anything to talk about." In other words, it's not as big of a relationship problem as you probably think."Nothing is too menial or insignificant if it matters to you and who you wish to experience it with," La Brune says., each person processes love and affection in different ways.But according to relationship experts, running out of things to talk about with your long-term partner is totally common.The best part is, there are effective ways to keep things fresh when you do eventually run out of things to say.
If you’re struggling to come up with things to say, relationship coach, Jenna Ponaman, CPC, tells Bustle to try getting together with a group of friends.