Conversation Questions: Dating and Relationships

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What qualities are most important to you in a partner? For example, intelligence, sense of humor, money. Would you like to have a boyfriend or girlfriend who was a lot more attractive than you? What about a husband or wife?
If you cheated on your partner, would you tell him or her? Why or why not? Would you move to a place far from your family and friends to be with the person you loved? Why or why not?
Describe a perfect romantic evening. Is it common for couples to live together before marriage in your country? Would you want to live with someone before marriage? Why or why not?
How old were you when you went on your first date? Who was it with? Where did you go and what did you do? Would you continue to date someone you really liked if your parents did not like this person? Why or why not?
Would you ever consider using the personals to find a date? Why or why not? Do you know anyone who has had an arranged marriage? Do you think marriages based on love are more successful than those that are arranged?
Have you or anyone you've known ever met someone over the Internet? Do you think that these types of relationships can be successful? Why or why not? (TO A GIRL) Would you ask a man out? Why or why not?

(TO A GUY) Would you like it if a woman asked you out? Why or why not?

Do women usually work after getting married in your country? Why or why not? More than half of American marriages end in divorce. What do you think are some of the reasons for this?

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