Introductory paragraph: Talking to a teenage crush can be intimidating and nerve-racking. Although it may feel impossible to get the conversation going, having a good list of conversation starters can help break the ice and create a relaxed and comfortabl atmosphere. Here are 20 conversation starters you can use to ease into the conversation.
1. Have you watched any good movies lately? – A simple starter to get to know each other’s interests in movies, sharing some of your favorites can help spark interesting conversation.
2. What kind of music do you like? – Music can be a great way to connect, ask about their favorite genres or even favorite artists.
3. What classes are you taking this semester? – Get to know each other more by knowing what classes you both take, you may even have the same classes.
4. Do you play any sports? – If they don’t, talking about how sports are such a big part of teenage life is still a great way to break the ice and discuss different activities they do.
5. Do you have any upcoming trips? – Discussing travel plans, current and potential, whether within your hometown or all the way to the other side of the world, can be a great way to connect and take flight on some fun, adventurous stories.
6. Where is your favorite vacation spot? – Similar to the previous item, bring out some exciting, uplifting experiences and stories about the trips people have previously taken.
7. What kind of hobbies do you have? – Knowing each other’s interests outside of school or work can be a great way to understand each other better, not to mention some great ideas for potential dates.
8. What’s your favorite type of food? – Food can be an interesting subject to divide opinions, explore ideas, cultures and different experiences.
9. Are you a morning or night person? – If you have different answers, this can provide an interesting contrast and facilitate interesting information related to bedtime routines and morning routines.
10. What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done? – Sharing some stories of experiences, however crazy or wild, can bring light and humor to the conversation.
11. Do you have any favorite books? – If both are readers, this can be a great way to hear some book suggestions and potentially discuss read books together.
12. Are you more of an indoors or outdoors person? – Exploring different activities people are doing and different environments they favor, allows for great opportunities to talk about different topics and even plan activities together.
13. What’s something you have or have done recently that made you really proud? – Appreciating people’s accomplishments either in academics or outdoors, is an inspiring and uplifting way to spark conversations.
14. Are there any goals you are currently pursuing? – Same as the previous item, discussing goals, discouragements and progress, can highlight ambitions and connect through challenges and effort put in.
15. What do you think of the current trends? – Get each other talking about either trends they agree with, the positive or negative effect they had, potential actions they can take if needed, etc.
16. If you could time travel, which time period would you visit? – A fun way to start talking about interesting topics of the past, where people can connect through books, movies, games, etc.
17. Do you have any pet peeves? – Talking about pet peeves can help each other understand each other better, this particular conversation starter can help each other understand the way their thinking works.
18. What are your thoughts on the most current news? – Connect through topics that are sometimes controversial and allow for interesting arguments or debatable conversations.
19. What’s your opinion on the current school system? – A great way to discuss different topics related to teenage struggles, conflicts, support and restrictions.
20. Do you have any funny memories that you can share? – Laughing together can be a great way to get to know each other and share embarrassing moments.