Ask what sports she's interested in, what teams she roots for, and if she played sports in college.Depending on her answer, you can see whether you're up for some healthy competition or standing behind the same teams. You'll also find out how much time she spends on the couch."You get a glimpse into her day, her job responsibilities, how she deals with stress, her energy level, tone, and how she spends her time," Jones says. Some say you never truly know someone until you travel with them.Those small details and what she chooses to focus on—whether good or bad—clue you in on her personality big time. Odds are you won't be traveling on a first date, but this question (paired with the above) can offer a ton of clues about her persona.She'll get a little reminiscent with this conversation starter. And who knows, maybe you went to the same camp or vacation spot each summer."It's fun to see what you might have had in common as kids," Jones says You'll learn about the people closest to her in life.
You can see if your personalities and interests jive, too. "Obviously you'll get an insight on her temperament," Sullivan says.This may seem a bit odd and specific, but how she likes to travel is sometimes even more telling than where she likes to travel. "This opens the door for conversation relating to history, religious perspectives, art, and culture," Sullivan says.