How long can you go without checking your emails or texts? If a mysterious benefactor wrote you a check for ,000 and said, “Help me solve a problem — any problem! If you could choose your own life obstacles, would you keep the ones you have?
If social media didn’t exist, how would your life be different?
Talking about things that mean a great deal to us or that have influenced our lives significantly provides a special bond.
If you could sit down with your 15-year old self, what would you tell him or her? What’s one dream that you’ve tucked away for the moment? What’s one mistake you keep repeating (and repeating)? What’s the worst piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
If you could save one endangered species from extinction, which would you choose? What’s going to be carved on your (hypothetical) tombstone? What’s in your pocket (or purse, or man-purse) right now? What’s your most urgent priority for the rest of the year? What’s your recipe for recuperating from extreme heartbreak? Would you rather have an extra 0 a day, or an extra 2 hours a day? What are you most grateful for, right now, in this moment?
Here are 100 questions to ask your friends, family and dinner companions. Are there any laws or social rules that completely baffle you?
Questions to spark stories, draw out a few secrets, trigger a few belly laughs…
Do you have any physical features that you try to cloak or hide?
Do you have any personal rituals for the end of the year? I don’t know about you, but I am of the mind that a date should not feel like a job interview.When a well-meaning person asks, “Which famous person, living or dead, would you invite to dinner? If you have any acquaintances in common, bonus points for you. If you’re similar ages, you can discuss your feelings about Full House or The Wonder Years or the frighteningly robust POG collection languishing in your parents’ basement. I’m always poking around to see what people are reading.Sometimes our relationship with someone else needs a boost of some kind.We desire a closer connection – a way to know the other person intimately. Have you ever been genuinely afraid for your physical safety?