Introduction: Starting conversations by text can be a tricky situation. You want to break the ice, provide something to talk about, and also be interesting and engaging. Here are 20 conversation starters for texting that are sure to get the conversation going.
1) What’s the most interesting thing you’ve done this week? — This question can help to kick off a conversation by having the other person start to tell you about their experiences. It shows that you are interested in what they have to say and can create an interesting conversation.
2) What did you do today that made you feel great? — Showing an eagerness to hear the other person’s good news can help to create a positive and energetic conversation. Asking this question can even encourage the other person to focus on the positive things in their day.
3) What small positive change have you made in your life recently? — This question can be thought-provoking and can help to open up interesting conversations. It is a reminder to both people to think of the positive and productive changes in their life.
4) What comfort food have you been indulging in the most lately? — A slightly humorous and lighthearted question that puts a focus on the small things in life can be an effective way to get the conversation going.
5) What exciting project or idea have you been considering lately? — This question can give the other person a chance to share their dreams and goals, inspiring an interesting and thought-provoking conversation.
6) What was the last movie or TV show you watched? — This a great conversation starter if both people are movie or TV buffs. Talking about the movie or show can help to create an intimate conversation.
7) What new thing have you learned recently? — This can help to open up discussions on different topics and can inspire some in-depth conversations.
8) What are your thoughts on the recent news story? — Taking a moment to exchange ideas and talk about the news can be a great way to stay connected and engaged in the world.
9) Who is the most inspiring person you know? — Asking this question can help the other person to think of someone that has influenced their life and can spark a discussion of the positive energy that person brings to their life.
10) What are your thoughts on the current events in our country (or around the world)? — Learning about each other’s thoughts on current events can help people to dive deeper into conversation and understanding.
11) What do you take pride in that most people don’t know about you? — Asking this question can give the other person a chance to share something unique that they are proud of. This can create an enjoyable conversation that allows someone to discover something new about the other person.
12) What do you think sets you apart from the crowd? — This question is a great way to find out a unique perspective or quality that the other person has to offer.
13) What hobby or activity would you like to try? — Exploring new interests can be a great way to start a conversation and also can introduce each person to something new in the other person’s life.
14) What was the best surprise you ever received? — This can be a great way to dive into stories and conversations about kindness and thoughtfulness, which can create a nice connection between the two people.
15) What new experience would you like to have? — Giving the other person a chance to think about something fun that they would like to do or explore can be a great conversation starter.
16) If money was no object, what would you try? — Everyone has something that they would love to do if they could, and talking about those possibilities can be an interesting and energizing conversation.
17) What would you do differently if you knew no one would judge you? — This can be a good way to open up a discussion about self-confidence and pursuing your dreams even when you feel judged by others.
18) What have you been dreaming of lately? — Talking about dreams can be a great way to get lost in an interesting and delightful story, and usually creates positive energy between the people talking.
19) Who do you admire most and why? — Talking about someone that is admired and the qualities or achievements that make them admirable can be an inspiring conversation for both people involved.
20) What are you looking forward to this month? — Asking this question can help to inject some upcoming excitement and highlights into the conversation, which can make it more interesting and lighthearted.