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100 family or couple conversation starters
By Joanne Wilson
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IF YOU COULD CHANGE YOUR AGE, WHAT AGE WOULD YOU BE AND WHY?

WOULD YOU RATHER BE RICH AND FAMOUS OR RICH AND UNKNOWN?

IF YOU WERE A TEACHER WHAT KIND OF CLASS WOULD YOU WANT TO TEACH?

WHAT IS THE COOLEST THING YOU HAVE EVER MADE?

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE WHAT COUNTRY YOU WERE BORN IN, WHAT COUNTRY WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

WHAT DO YOU THINK WILL BE DIFFERENT ABOUT YOUR LIFE ONE YEAR FROM NOW?

IF YOU COULD CHOOSE YOUR OWN NAME, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS THE MOST CHALLENGING THING YOU DID TODAY?

IF YOU COULD CREATE A NEW FAMILY TRADITION WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE AND WHY?

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO THIS WEEKEND?

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE?

WHAT WILL YOUR LIFE BE LIKE IN 10 YEARS FROM NOW?

WHAT IS THE NICEST THING SOMEONE HAS EVER DONE FOR YOU?

IF YOU COULD INTERVIEW TWO LIVING PEOPLE WHO WOULD YOU PICK?

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST FEAR?

WHAT IS ONE THING THAT STRESSED YOU OUT TODAY?

IF YOU COULD ASK GOD JUST ONE QUESTION, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY?

WHAT TRAIT HAS GOTTEN YOU IN THE MOST TROUBLE?

WHAT IS ONE THING THAT YOU HAVEN'T DONE THAT YOU'D LIKE TO DO?

IF YOU COULD BE SOMEONE FAMOUS FOR FULL YEAR WHO WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS ONE THING THAT MADE YOU FEEL SAD TODAY?

FINISH THIS SENTENCE -- "HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU ABOUT …"

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE DREAM COME TRUE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR FIRST JOB TO BE?

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU ONLY HAD ONE MORE DAY TO LIVE?

ONE THING SOMEONE DID FOR YOU TODAY THAT MADE YOUR DAY?

WHAT IS THE FUNNIEST THING THAT HAPPENED TO YOU THIS WEEK?

WHAT ARE YOU MOST PROUD OF AND WHY?

WHERE WOULD YOU GO IF YOU COULD TRAVEL BACK IN TIME?

WHAT WOULD THE PERFECT TEACHER BE LIKE?

WHAT IS THE WEIRDEST THING YOU HAVE EVER EATEN?

WHO DID YOU EAT LUNCH WITH TODAY?

IS IT MORE FUN BEING A PARENT OR A CHILD?

WHAT IS THE BEST GIFT YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED?

WHAT MAKES SOMEONE "COOL"?

WHAT TALENT WOULD YOU WANT TO HAVE IF YOU COULD CHOOSE JUST ONE?

IF YOU WROTE A MEMOIRE ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD THE TITLE OF THE BOOK BE?

IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ABOUT YOUR LIFE WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU WERE IN CHARGE OF PLANNING THE PERFECT WEEKEND FOR OUR FAMILY, WHAT WOULD WE DO?

IF YOU COULD GO ONE PLACE, REGARDLESS OF THE COST, WHERE WOULD YOU GO AND WHY?

IF YOU COULD BE ON TV WHAT SHOW WOULD YOU WANT TO BE ON AND WHY?

IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT AT ONE RESTAURANT FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WHICH RESTAURANT WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

WHAT ARE THREE WAYS TO SHOW SOMEONE YOU LOVE THEM WITHOUT USING WORDS?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE?

IF YOU COULD BE INVISIBLE FOR ONE HOUR, WHAT WOULD YOU DO AND WHY?

IF YOU WON 10 MILLION DOLLARS TOMORROW, WHAT WOULD YOU SPEND IT ON?

WHAT DO YOU THINK MAKES A PERSON POPULAR?

WHAT WAS THE HAPPIEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE AND WHY?

WHY DO PEOPLE GET DIVORCED?

WHAT LAW WOULD YOU CHANGE IF YOU BECAME PRIME MINISTER?

WHAT DO YOU THINK PEOPLE THINK ABOUT WHEN THEY THINK ABOUT YOU?

HOW DO YOU THINK OUR FAMILY IS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER FAMILIES?

IF YOU HAD $50 TO HELP OTHERS, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND THE MONEY?

WHAT WOULD YOUR DREAM HOUSE BE LIKE?

WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION?

WOULD YOU RATHER VISIT THE PAST OR FUTURE?

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU WISH MORE PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU?

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO RELAX?

WHAT QUALITIES WILL YOU LOOK FOR IN A MATE?

WHAT DO YOU THINK PEOPLE LIKE ABOUT YOU MOST?

IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE FAMILY RULE WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO ON HOLIDAY NEXT?

IF YOU HAD NO ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY FOR AN ENTIRE MONTH, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND YOUR TIME?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SONG? *EXTRA PROPS IF YOU'RE WILLING TO SING IT!

IF YOU COULD HAVE BEEN ANYONE FROM HISTORY, WHO WOULD YOU HAVE BEEN?

WOULD YOU RATHER MEET YOUR GREAT GRANDPARENTS OR YOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN?

WHAT IS YOUR MOST FAVOURITE MEMORY OF SOMETHING WE'VE DONE TOGETHER AS A FAMILY?

IF YOU DIDN'T NEED TO SLEEP, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH THE EXTRA TIME?

IF YOU COULD CHANGE SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR PARENTS, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE PERSON SITTING TO YOUR RIGHT?

HOW OLD DO YOU THINK SOMEONE SHOULD BE WHEN THEY GET MARRIED?

IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU COULD DO SOMETHING DANGEROUS, WITH OUT THE RISK, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU NEEDED HELP WITH SOMETHING, WHO WOULD YOU ASK FIRST AND WHY?

WHAT HURTS YOUR FEELINGS?

DO YOU THINK MONEY EQUALS HAPPINESS?

WHAT ARE FIVE THINGS YOU ARE THANKFUL FOR?

WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A FRIEND?

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE CHORE? MOST FAVOURITE?

NAME THREE REASONS YOU ARE GLAD TO BE ALIVE.

WHAT PERSON HAVE YOU LEARNED THE MOST FROM?

WHAT IS ONE QUALITY YOU WISH YOU HAD MORE OF?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MEMORY OF YOUR GRANDPARENTS?

WOULD YOU RATHER BE SMART, PRETTY, OR FUNNY?

DO GIRLS LOOK BETTER WITH OR WITHOUT MAKEUP AND WHY?

WHAT DO YOU DO TO MAKE YOURSELF FEEL BETTER WHEN YOU'RE DOWN?

DESCRIBE A "GOOD NEIGHBOUR."

HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT TATTOOS?

WHAT MAKES A FAMILY CLOSE?

WHAT KIND OF PARENT WILL YOU BE?

WHAT DO YOU THINK HAPPENS WHEN YOU DIE?

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE MOST WHEN YOU ARE TRYING TO FALL ASLEEP?

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?

IF YOU COULD RELIVE ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE WHAT DAY WOULD IT BE AND WHY?

Reprinted with permission © 2019 Jo Wilson. Originally published at theconfidantecounselling.com.

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