It can be difficult to connect with people, be it a colleague, acquaintance, or someone you just want to get to know a little better. Although, you sometimes meet someone and you click almost immediately, and it feels like you’ve been buddying all your life. Contrarily, there’s those other relationships that take a little more work, so some of these questions are tricks to make people open up a bit.
One of the ways to know someone better is by asking certain questions, these questions about their preferences helps you to understand their personality. Though, they may not want to answer some questions that are a little personal, that will also give you information. Some reserved or shy persons may not like to communicate, their silences also speak.
However, here are some casual but interesting questions that relates to values, likes, dislikes, family and dreams that you can ask someone you just met or just getting to know better.
What’s your hobby or things you do at leisure?
Do you play sports?
What do you value the most in friendship?
What job do you think you’d be really good at?
What turns you on or off in people?
Which life would you choose? A rich life or a happy fulfilling life?
What’s your favorite drink?
Are you a lover of pet, if yes, do you have any?
What do you wish you knew more about?
What city would you love most to live in?
Who is your favorite artiste and what kind of music do you listen to?
What are the little things that make your day better?
What is the most annoying question that people ask you?
What shows are you into?
What’s the dumbest thing you’ve done that actually turned out pretty well?
What are you looking forward to in the coming months?
Which social media app is your best?
How do you deal with negative emotions?
What is a perfect job for you?
What is a relationship ‘deal breaker’ for you?
What did you think you would outgrown but haven’t?
What past mistake do you regret most?
Where is the most relaxing place you’ve ever been?
What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?
What is unique about the place you grew up?
Do you have something you can’t do without but others tag as luxury?
How do you relax after a hectic day of work?
Are you a religious or spiritual person?
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
What are you addicted to?
What are your fears as you get older?
What book impacted you the most?
Who is / was your most interesting friend?
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
Is there anything you take for granted?
What are some things you’ve had to unlearn?
Who inspires you to be better?
If you have to pick only one sense (hearing, touch, sight, etc.), which would you choose?
What trait do you value most and which do you dislike the most in people’s personality?
What website do you visit most often?
Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?
What person has given you the best advice about your life?
Are you a family person?
Who do you admire most in the world?
Does your job make you feel happy and fulfilled? Why or why not?
Have you ever done an amazing thing that no one was around to see?
Who is your closest family member and why?
If you had money in abundance to start your own business, what would it be?
As much as you want to keep a conversation going when in the company of someone or persons you are trying to familiarize with, you should keep in mind that these questions may sound awkward to the other party, and some may find it offensive. Nonetheless, someone must make the move in order to build the relationship.
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