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16 Ways How to Start a Conversation with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend & Make Your Relationship Interesting

16 Ways How to Start a Conversation with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend and Make Your Relationship Lively and Interesting

16 Ways How to Start a Conversation with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend and Make Your Relationship Lively and Interesting

Relationships are a beautiful thing, and one of the things that are important to keep the spark alive in your relationship is having funny, interesting, and active conversations. Starting a conversation with your boyfriend or girlfriend can sometimes be difficult and forced, as you may be confused about what to talk about to avoid being a boring boyfriend or girlfriend. Well, there are many easy ways to keep your communication fresh and healthy. In this blog post, we will explore ways to start a conversation with your partner and keep the relationship lively.

16 Ways How to Start a Conversation with a Boyfriend or Girlfriend:

1. Choose A Time to Talk Every Day.

Choose a genuine time that is convenient for you to talk without interruptions. It could be after work or when you return from school. You can choose to talk to them early in the morning or late at night, depending on what times work best and are convenient for you and your partner. I prefer to talk to my partner in the evening because it gives me the opportunity to know what to talk about, and both of us would have returned home by then without distractions. READ MORE: 14 Types of Jobs and Professions That Make Cheating Inevitable

2. Ask Questions.

Ask him or her questions that require more than a “yes” or “no” response. Show your interest by sharing similar experiences and other follow-up questions that will lead to deeper conversations. Examples: “Hi honey, how was your day today? I hope it wasn’t stressful. Tell me about your day. How did you spend your day today?” If s/he decides to share their day activities with you, you should do the same, and from there, go deeper by allowing small talks to naturally lead to meaningful topics. You could ask about his/her night’s rest.
  • “I hope you had a great night’s rest yesterday”.
If your partner is a student, you should talk about his/her studies. School life is fun. You can talk about school life and academic activities.
  • How was the lecture today?
  • How did the presentation go? Who’s taking you that GNS course?
  • I hope the lecturers are friendly.
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3. Ask About Their Job.

Another way to start a conversation with your boyfriend or girlfriend is to ask about their job or how their business is moving. People really enjoy talking about work and business. If you are talking about business, encourage him or her to put more effort into their work and business. READ MORE: Advantages and Disadvantages of Dating a Neighbor

4. Be Supportive to Your Partner.

If the talks are emotionally charged, make sure you are supportive to them. For instance, if she talks about how her parents abandoned her while she was young or he told you about how his ex-girlfriend dumped him for another guy, try saying something like:
  • “That’s terrible; I’m so sorry you had to go through all that; everything will be fine; try to forgive; forget. I’m here for you. What can I do to help?” Always show empathy in emotionally charged talks.
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5. Talk About Yourself.

Try to keep the conversation balanced by talking about yourself too. If your partner is talking about their experience with an Uber driver, you could share a similar experience too to keep the conversation lively. For example, when my spouse talks about how stressful school was, I also narrate my own experience about how tougher school was during my time and how I survived, just to make the conversation deeper, more fun, and balanced. READ MORE: What to Do If Your Partner Suddenly Stops Talking to You: 11 Steps to Try When They Go Silent on You

6. Talk About Your Relationship.

Have a regular conversation about your relationship and share your feelings openly. Ask your partner how they feel about the relationship, their strengths and weaknesses, and where they may want adjustments. You could say something like, “What aspect of my life do you want me to improve?” or “What are the biggest changes in me you noticed since we started dating?” READ MORE: How to Know She’s Pretending to Love You: 11 Signs a Woman Doesn’t Love You

7. Avoid Pressuring Them.

If your partner is not willing to disclose some information to you regarding your question or if they resist opening up to you, try not to take it personally. Instead, be detached and understanding.
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Say, “I don’t want to force you to talk about your feelings or pressure you to open up to me, but I do hope our relationship gets to a point where you can trust me with your emotions and biggest secrets. I promise we can talk openly, calmly, and respectfully with each other about anything.” READ MORE: How to Combine Studies with Work: 12 Tips for Working-Class Students

8. Talk About Family.

Not everyone feels comfortable talking about their family, but it would be a great idea to go deeper, as this will help you know more about your boyfriend or girlfriend. Tell them about your parents, family, friends, and everyone you care about, and you can ask about his or her family too. When you talk about your own family, they will be so interested in sharing theirs too. Perhaps this conversation will lead to more meaningful topics to talk about. READ MORE: Is Sex on a First Date Good or Bad? When is the Right Time to Give a Man sex in a Relationship?

9. Share Your Goals and Future Plans Honestly.

When you start a difficult topic, try to be open and honest and not shy away from the topic. Talk about your goals and future plans for the relationship. For instance, you could say, “In the next 5 years, my business will boom, and I hope to meet your parents by then for an introduction and marriage.” READ MORE: How to Avoid Billing from Your Girlfriend or a Friend on their Birthday: 8 Steps to Try

10. Be Specific.

Don’t beat around the bush; instead, go straight to the point. After greetings and catching up, talk about things that give you concern in the relationship. Maybe you don’t like how they socialize with everyone, or you want to talk about becoming more intimate. Share your intentions clearly and be confident. For example, you could say, “I’d like to talk to you about taking our relationship to the next level. How do you feel about getting intimate and being physical with each other?  READ MORE: 9 Ways to Tell Your Girlfriend You Don’t Have Money: How to Handle a Girlfriend Who Loves Money

11. Share Your Problems Together.

They say a problem shared is a problem solved. Your partner is someone you should be able to trust with your problems, even if they can’t solve them for you. They can still offer some advice that may be helpful to you. For instance, if you have an ambition about getting something, you can share it with your partner and ask about their opinion and thoughts about it; this will keep the relationship lively. READ MORE: 11 Ways How to Eradicate Poverty Inherited from Parents and Family

12. Gossip About Daily Trends and Topics.

Starting a conversation is not really a difficult thing, whether on the phone or face-to-face. You can share your feelings about what you saw on social media, about daily trends and challenges at work. This is what I do to make sure my relationship does not get boring. My partner and I gossip about daily trends, and we do “amebo” about our neighbors and laugh within us. We also talk about other people’s mistakes and how we can avoid being victims of such mistakes. Besides, the topic doesn’t have to be about us; it could be about a story, an event, or a memory we had together. Sometimes we also talk about our childhood memories. READ MORE: How to Avoid Billing from Your Girlfriend on Christmas Day and Valentine’s Day: 8 Ways

13. Play Together and Spend Quality Time.

The reason why most people are scared about how to start conversations with their boyfriend or girlfriend is because they don’t really know them well. When you invest in spending quality time together, you will understand your partner better and know when and how to start a conversation with them. Play games together, maybe video games, Ludo, or jokers; assist her in the kitchen; and gossip about your environment and things around you. This will make your relationship livelier and more interesting. READ MORE: Marriage Tips: 15 Strategies to Make Your Marriage Strong and Successful

14. Talk About Marriage.

The purpose of dating in a relationship is marriage, so don’t shy away from marriage talks, especially when they seem to be the right partner for you. You may choose to share your intentions about when you would like to get married, the type of marriage you want, how you are going to raise your kids, and how you will both manage your finances in the marriage.
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15. Communicate Frequently.

The more you communicate with and open up to your partner, the easier it is to start a conversation with them. Never escape a day without hearing from them. Although your conversations sometimes might not be lengthy, you still need to call and text to check up on them. From there, some topics may pop into your head. If your boyfriend or girlfriend is traveling, ask about the journey and tell them to gist you about it. READ MORE: How to Manage Pregnancy and Study Together: 11 Tips to Cope with Pregnancy and School

16. Romantic Conversations.

Romantic conversations are the perfect way couples can make their relationship lively and interesting. The conversation can start with romantic text messages or romantic chats. Send him or her a love message, compliment them, and this will keep them wanting to talk to you because they know for sure that you are lively to be with. READ MORE: How to Deal with Marriage Pressure from a Boyfriend

Here Are Perfect Examples Of Romantic Conversations For Couples.

  • What made you interested in me?
  • How did you know you were in love with me?
  • Where do you see our relationship going?
  • I would like to meet your parents.
  • What does it mean to you to be a good partner?
  • What songs remind you of our relationship?
  • When we’re apart, what do you miss about me?
  • What do you like about me the most?
  • What are the things you enjoy the most in this relationship?
  • Will you marry me?
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Relationship Check-in Questions You May Want to Discuss with Your Partner

  • What is working well? What is something that needs to be improved? What are you grateful for?
  • Is there anything you’ve missed in our relationship lately? e.g. intimacy, time to yourself, conversations?
  • What is taking up the most head space right now?
  • Is there anything about me or us that has upset you lately that I have missed?
  • Are we happy with the distribution of responsibilities/tasks?
  • When have you felt most loved lately?
  • What have we done together that you enjoyed and would like to do more often?
  • Is there something you are struggling with right now and how can I support you with that?
  • Do we currently support each other’s goals and values?

Sexy Conversation:

  • What does it mean to be good in bed?
  • Do you love my sexual performance?
  • Would you like to explore some new styles in bed?
  • What part of my body turns you on?
  • Fast and hard, slow and gentle—which of these do you prefer?
  • Tell me what turns you on.
  • Do you like foreplay?
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Early Relationship Questions To Ask Your Partner.

Does it look like you don’t know what question to ask your new partner to help you understand them better? Here are some early relationship questions to ask your boyfriend or girlfriend:
  • Who are you? — What are your passions and interests?
  • What kind of family or environment did you grow up in?
  • How would you describe yourself?
  • What makes you happy or sad?
  • What are the most important people in your life?
  • How do you deal with conflict?
  •  What life events have particularly shaped you?
  • What are your values, beliefs, and goals?
  • What do family, friendship, spirituality, relationships, work, leisure, politics, finances, and social engagement mean to you?
  • What does a relationship mean to you?
  • What are your values and non-negotiables concerning a relationship?
  • How and why did your last relationship end?
  • What do intimacy, trust, commitment, honesty, and love mean to you?
  • Do you know your attachment style?
  • What do gender identity and roles mean to you?
  • How do you envision the future?
  • What are your relationships, personal, career, life, and goals for the future?
  • How do you feel about marriage, family, and children?
READ MORE: 10 Motivational Tips to Discipline Yourself to Save Money In a nutshell, when starting a conversation with your partner, make sure they’re in a good mood, as this will make the conversation more interesting, lively, and fun. Start by asking about their day, work, and welfare before going into deeper topics. And most importantly, be confident in yourself enough to look into their face when talking. All these will create a stronger bond in your relationship. ALSO READ: 13 Signs That Indicate It’s Time to End Your Relationship | Signs You Need a Break in a Relationship


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