Question to ask when dating someone
Some people can forgive anything, others are pretty tough and may have a low threshold for certain behaviors. Use this fun question to figure out what he really wants to do in life, and what’s holding him back from getting there.
Perhaps you sacrificed too much for your last partner. Maybe your relationship didn’t work because of the distance. I was bored and confused and blinded to the fact that they were completely wrong for me. I was more interested in telling them about myself, than learning about them. Usually, the people who know you best also know what’s best for you.
MORE: 225 Amazing Questions to Ask a Guy In his book “The Seven principles of Making a Marriage Work,” famed relationship researcher John Gottman (the dude who can predict whether a couple will get divorced with something like 95% accuracy after watching them interact for only a few minutes) cites “enhancing your love maps” as the first principle.
A love map is essentially knowing all relevant information about your partner’s life, from small things like the name of their first pet to big things like significant experiences that shaped who they are.
It doesn’t matter what stage of a relationship you’re in, it could be the first date or your 10th year of marriage, people are deep and complex and always evolving so there is always something new to learn.
To help you tap into the power of knowing, here is a list of my favorite bonding questions to ask your guy in order to get even closer and more connected. Usually the experiences we never want to do again were the hardest, but also the most transformative, the ones that helped shape who we are.
Just because someone likes the same activities, or the same movies or books or food, doesn’t necessarily mean they’re right for you.