Conversation-Starter Questions

Classic and not so classic questions to get the fun started.

  • Name something you are afraid of.
  • Name a fear you would like to conquer.
  • Come up with a family motto or mission statement: for example “Work hard, play hard”; “So much in life is self-limiting”; “Never drink coffee after three.”
  • Name something that causes you anxiety or makes you nervous.
  • Name two things you do to help relax.
  • What is the grossest thing you have ever eaten?
  • What will be obsolete in the future?
  • Who has been in a school play? Do you remember any lines from it?
  • Who is nicer in high school: boys or girls?
  • Have you ever been the victim of peer pressure? Give an example. Parents, go first.
  • What are you more courageous about today than you were two years ago?
  • Parents, were you ever grounded? Details, please.
  • Which sport in the Olympics would you wish to excel in?
  • Fill in the blank: I wish…
  • If you had free lessons for a year, what would you like to learn?
  • Do you have a recurring dream? Describe it.
  • Name some clues that tell you it’s spring, fall, summer, or winter.
  • How would you describe your sense of humor?  What was your all-time favorite practical joke?
  • What has been your favorite family tradition?
  • What is one thing you regret?
  • What was the biggest turning point in your life?
  • What personality traits do you admire and how have you tried to develop those traits?
  • What narrative about yourself makes you unhappy? Is this narrative even true?

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