Have the first date jitters got you pacing the floor? Meeting a potential partner for the first time is daunting; what do you say? What are you supposed to talk about? There’s really no need to panic, because we’ve got 30 great conversation starters that will have you both comfortably chatting late into the evening.

1.) Do you have any pet peeves?
2.) What was your favourite TV show whilst growing up?
3.) If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
4.) What are some of the things on your bucket list?
5.) What is your favourite book and why?
6.) What would you do if you won the lottery?
7.) What countries have you travelled to?
8.) What were you like as a child?
9.) What’s your favourite thing to do at the weekend?
10.) Do you have any siblings? If so, can you tell me more about them?
11.) What do you look for most in a partner?
12.) Who is your celebrity crush and why?
13.) Have you got any nicknames? If so, what’s the story behind them?
14.) Do you have any hobbies?
15.) Who would you say has had the biggest influence on your life?
16.) Who is your favourite music artist and why?
17.) Do you believe in ghosts? If so, why?
18.) Tell me something about yourself that would surprise me.
19.) Where do you see yourself in five years?
20.) What is your favourite film?
21.) If you could have any superhero power, what would it be?
22.) What are your favourite childhood memories?
23.) What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced in your life so far?
24.) What’s the funniest thing you’ve done while drunk?
25.) What was the first ever album you bought?
26.) Do you play any instruments? If no, what would you like to play?
27.) What’s your favourite cartoon and why?
28.) If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
29.) If you could do any job in the world, what would it be and why?
30.) If you had to be on a reality TV show, what would it be?

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