Romantic Leads: 3 Sets, 12 Questions each.

ROMANTIC LEADS: Published in Sunday Times 18.01.15.

A bit of fun to complete alone and with partner. No rights no wrongs.


  1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, who would you want as a dinner guest?


  1. Would you like to be famous? In what way?



  1. Before making telephone calls, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say?


  1. What would constitute a perfect day for you?


  1. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?


  1. If you were able to live to 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30 year old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?


  1. Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?


  1. Name three thing that you and your partner appear to have in common.


  1. For what in your life do your feel most grateful?


  1. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?


  1. Take four minutes to tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.


  1. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained one quality, what would it be?



  1. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, you life, the future or anything else what would you want to know?


  1. Is there something that you’ve dreamt of doing for al long time? Why haven’t you done it?


  1. What is the greatest accomplishment of your live?


  1. What do you value most in a friendship?


  1. What is your most treasured memory?


  1. What is your most terrible memory?


  1. If you know that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are living now? Why?


  1. What does friendship mean to you?


  1. What roles do love and affection play in your life?


  1. Alternate sharing something you consider a positive characteristic of your partner. Share a total of five items.


  1. How close and warm is your family? Do you feel your childhood was happier that most people’s?


  1. How do you feel about your relationship with your mother?



  1. Make three true ‘we’ statements each. For instance ‘we are both in this room feeling……….’


  1. Complete this sentence ‘I wish I had someone with whom I could share………….’


  1. If you were to become a close friend with your partner, please share what would be important for him or her to know.


  1. Tell your partner what you like about them; be very honest this time, saying thing you might not say to someone else you’ve just met.


  1. Share with your partner an embarrassing moment.


  1. When did you last cry in front of another person? Yourself?


  1. Tell your partner something you like about them already.


  1. What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?


  1. If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven’t you told them yet?


  1. Your house, containing everything you own catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to save any one item, what would it be? Why?


  1. Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing?


  1. Share a personal problem and ask your partner’s advice on how he or she might handle it. also ask your partner to reflect back to you how you seem to be feeling about the problem you have chosen,