Our family and home do more to shape who we are more than anything else. It is only appropriate that we look at where we come from. This category covers our relationships with our parents and children. Also, our siblings and spouses and extend family.
When was the first time someone close to you died?
What was some good advice that your father gave you?
What was one thing that do not (did not) like about being single?
What do you like (did you like) best about being single?
Who is the black sheep of your family?
where were you durring a life changing moment?
Are you more comfortable in someone else home if it is messy of very tidy?
Where did you find money when you were flat broke?
What in your life is more important than money?
What makes you stubborn?
Who is the most dependable person in your life?
What is something you have always wanted to ask wanted to ask your mother but never have?
What is something you have always wanted to ask wanted to ask your father but never have?
Would you rather have a beautiful home in an ordinary suburb or an ordinary home in an extraordinary place?
How do you think the American family will change over the next 25 years?
Which member of your extended family are you closest to?
When have you been unable to say "I love you too"?
Have you ever loved someone you have not met?
Who is someone that you are sorry that you disrespected?
What is the most valuable thing in your life?
What do you love the smell of?
Who was the last person you had to forgive?
What is your definition of living the good life?
What can you do today to create the good life for yourself?
It is human nature there is one universal in conversation; everyone likes to talk about themselves. The secret to eliciting good conversation is to know when to talk and more importantly when to listen. It is impossible to listen during an awkward silence. Asking the right questions is the shortest path toward engaging conversation. As you ask the right question you illicit a response that strikes at an emotional core for you conversation partner. Additionally by selecting the question you have the ability to steer the conversation in a direction you will find engaging.