But don’t let that freak you out. This article is going to help you through your first date jitters. You won’t always know what to say on a first date and you won’t want a lull to manifest itself in your conversations. If you are ever feeling lost in your conversations, you can revert back to these guide questions to help propel your discussion to greater heights. Questions are important during a first date. It shows that you are expressing an actual interest in the life of the person that you’re with and that you’re actually willing to listen – not just talk. However, you also don’t want to overstep your boundaries. You don’t want to come off as prying with your line of questioning. Here are some examples of perfectly innocent questions that you could ask on your first date to keep your conversation going.
1. What was your childhood like?
A perfectly innocent question. With this, you will be able to get a good look at the background of the person that you’re dating while still keeping the conversation light – unless of course they had a dark childhood. This way, you have an opportunity to showcase empathy and sensitivity.