Starting conversations as a married couple can be intimidating, but it is a great way to keep your relationship alive, engaging and meaningful. Here are 20 conversation starters married couples can use to get the conversation rolling:
1. What was the best thing that happened to you today? – This is a great way to check in with each other and show interest in what each person is going through.
2. What is one thing that you want to do with me this week? – It sets a fun challenge to do something together and opens up the possibility to make plans.
3. What is your favorite memory of us together? -This allows for a fun reminiscing about the time you have shared together.
4. What would you like to do together that we have never done before? – It encourages new experiences, adventures and new memories.
5. What have you been struggling with lately? – This shows that you care about the issues your partner is dealing with and can help come up with solutions together.
6. What are some of your goals that you’re working on right now? – This is great way to learn more about what your partner is interested in and motivated by.
7. What did you dream about last night? – A fun, light-hearted way to get to know what is on your partner’s mind.
8. What are some of your pet peeves? – It’s important to be open about these things so you can respect each other’s boundaries.
9. What do you consider to be the perfect date night? – Get creative and brainstorm ideas.
10. What are some of the best lessons you’ve learned in life? – It gives insights into what your partner values and learn from.
11. What’s something you appreciate about me? – This question encourages your partner to be direct with compliments and make you feel truly appreciated.
12. If money was no object, what would you do with the rest of your life? – Have your partner come up with a dream life and enjoy the process of dreaming together.
13. What are you most proud of in your life right now? – It’s nice to be reminded of the things your partner values and admires in themselves.
14. What is one thing that you would change about your relationship if you could? – Having each person share their thoughts helps towards creating a better, stronger relationship.
15. What are your favorite topics to discuss? – Knowing your partner’s interests helps come up with more meaningful talks.
16. What is one action I can do to make you feel more connected and supported? – Asking this shows that you care about your partner and are genuine about wanting to build a stronger bond.
17.What have been the most impactful books and TV shows that you have watched? – You might find some titles to watch together or books that your partner recommends and it also gives you something to talk about ie. the plot, relationships and lessons.
18. What are some of the best memories of your childhood? -Even though you may know some, hearing your partner’s stories can be so endearing and provide more insight into the person they are today.
19. What is one thing you know now that you wish you knew when you were younger? – This gives an important lesson that your partner has learned, as well as providing a grounding reminder of taking life one step at a time.
20. How can I best support you during a difficult time? – This is a great way to give subtle comfort, ask your partner how you can provide the best help and remind them of your love and understanding.