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44 Revealing First Date Conversation Topics

44 Revealing First Date Conversation Topics

We’ve all been there, happily chatting one moment, brain filled with emptiness the next! Learning some of these questions before you go on a first date will not only help you fill silent moments, but will reveal some interesting facts about your date. If you ask the right questions, you’ll soon gather if have enough in common to schedule another date.


  • What are your hobbies?
  • What are your favourite foods?
  • What makes you laugh?
  • What’s your favourite way to waste time?
  • Where is the most beautiful place near where you live?
  • What is your guilty pleasure?
  • What food do you know you shouldn’t eat but can’t help yourself?
  • What weird or useless talent do you have?


  • Do you prefer books or movies?
  • What was the last movie you watched?
  • Who is your favourite entertainer (i.e. Actor, Comedian etc)?
  • What was the last book you read?
  • Do you like to watch any sports?
  • Do you like to play any sports?
  • What restaurant do you eat at most?


  • Have you travelled to any different countries?
  • Where is the most beautiful place you have been?
  • Do you prefer traveling alone or with a group?
  • Where would you like to travel next?


  • What do you do to get rid of stress?
  • Who in your life brings you the most joy?
  • What song always puts you in a good mood?


  • What is the most annoying habit someone can have?
  • What foods do you absolutely hate?


  • What do you want to accomplish before you die?
  • What are your goals for the next two years?
  • When do you want to retire?
  • What do you want to do when you retire?


  • What cartoons did you watch as a child?
  • Who were your favourite band or musician when you were younger? Do you still like them?
  • Who has had the biggest impact on the person you have become?
  • How have your goals changed over your life?
  • Which day of your life would you choose to relive?
  • What are the highest and lowest points of your life?
  • Whose advice do you always listen to?

FANTASIES (Not that kind of fantasy!)

  • What would you do if you won the lottery?
  • If you could only have one thing to eat, and one thing to drink for the rest of your life, what would they be?
  • What would be your perfect weekend?
  • If time froze for everyone but you for one day. What do you do?
  • If you were invisible for the day, where would you go?
  • If you could have a one hour conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
  • Would you like to live forever?
  • What product would you stockpile if you found out it was being discontinued?
  • Who would be the best person to be stuck in an elevator with?

Even the best conversationalists get stuck for words sometimes, and with first date nerves thrown into the mix, sometimes awkward silences can get the better of us. By learning just a few of these questions, you’ll go from quiet Kevin to chatty Kathy.

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