10 First Date Conversation Starters​

10 First Date Conversation Starters​

Avoid the dreaded awkward silence and win their heart.

10 First Date Conversation Starters​
Jonathan Castellon

With cuffing season in session, many are jumping at the chance to go on cute dates without thinking about what they want to talk about. This leads to long moments of silence and very rarely a second date. It's normal to be nervous, but it helps to be prepared with a few ideas!

What’s your opinion on “____”?

Christopher Flowers

Don’t get controversial. Just ask something fun, like their opinion of pineapple on pizza, or if ketchup goes on top or beside the fries. (The answer is absolutely beside, if they say “on top” run away from them as fast as you can).

Are you more of a night owl or early bird?


You’ll know if you vibe or not based on when they’re most active.

What hobby are you most interested in trying?

Rebecca Grant

This says a lot about someone and their genuine interests, not just what they have time/resources for.

What are your top 3 favorite songs right now?

Malts Wingen

This is pretty random, but really helps get to know someone’s style in music.

What’s something I wouldn’t guess about you?

Priscilla Dupreez

This can be a fun ice breaker. It’s a tad flirty and a bit mischievous as well.

What would an ideal day be like for you?

Sorin Sîrbu

Without work or responsibility, what would they be up to?

What’s your favorite animal? Do you feel it represents you in some way?

Smit Patel

Are they a gentle deer or a conniving snake?

Is there a chore you don’t mind doing?

The Honest Company

Again a bit random, but it’s fun to hear how someone feels about housework.

What is your favorite season and why?

Chris Lawton

Everyone has a favorite season, and for different reasons.

What’s the weirdest fact about yourself?

Toa Heftiba

I like this one a lot because it helps someone open up a bit more and feel free to be their honest self around you.

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