Getting To Know Someone Questions

Getting to Know Someone

You've just met someone interesting - well, you think they may be interesting - but you want to find out what you have in common. You're feeling a little shy, and so is your new friend. What questions can you ask to get to know someone better in a real and interesting way? The Questions to Get to Know Someone Generator is here to help. Once you've got past "How are you?" and the typical name, age, hometown stuff, you still don't really know the person you're chatting to. It's important to have a set of good questions to keep a conversation going and this generator is here to help you do that.

Getting to Know People

It can be difficult getting to know someone a little more in-depth when both of you are feeling a little shy. You want to impress them by showing your interest in them and not just talking about yourself to fill the silence. What is the best way to get to know a new friend? Asking the right questions is the key.

Here's the twist. The best questions to ask to get to know someone better can be dependent on what you've learned from the initial surface conversations you've already had. That means that the perfect question to ask one person may not be the best question to ask another so you'll need to use some common sense in choosing which questions to ask with each friend you want to get to know better. That being said, we've tried to include basic questions in this generator that will work to get to know someone better in most situations.

Another thing to keep in mind when deciding which question you want to ask is your own opinion on the topic. There's a good chance if you ask for their opinion with the question, they're also going to want to know yours. That doesn't mean you need to have a perfectly thought out answer for each question, but you should take some time to think about it. In fact, many times the best questions to ask are the ones that you find interesting, complicated and may not have a black and white answer to. That's because these types of questions will illicit an ongoing conversation and it's the conversation that'll help you better know the person you're discussing the question with.

Tips for Getting to Know People

If you want to know people, the best way to do this is to show an interest in what they do, what they think, and what they believe. This is definitely not all about you. It should be a 50/50 conversation. Ask a "getting to know you question" and share your response to that question after your new friend has given his or her view. You don't want to ask the question and then immediately cut in and give your views without fully listening to their opinion and reasoning. It's all about give-and-take. Show your interest. Start a discussion.

On the opposite end, you don't want to ask anything but questions. You should also share your opinions so that they can get to know you at the same time. If you simply interrogate a new friend with questions, they may feel as if all the "giving" is coming from them. Be sure to share your opinion of their response, and the way in which you would have responded to the same question.

Overcoming Initial Anxiety

If you often feel anxious when getting to know new people better, you aren't the only one. Chances are, your new friends feel anxious too. The questions you ask can go a long way to toning down the anxiety that everyone is feeling. Make other people feel affirmed and important by trying to understand their point of view. Begin by asking easy, but interesting questions. Give your honest opinion, and your new acquaintance also gets a chance to get to know you.

Getting to Know People Through Q&A

The way people answer your getting-to-know-you questions may reveal a lot about their mindsets. Even if you don't agree, there's no need to respond aggressively. Remember, it takes all kinds of people to make the world interesting. If everyone were exactly like you, it would be very boring indeed. By asking a wide range of interesting questions, you should be able to get to know the person a lot better and at the same time, they'll get to know you better as well.

Lacking Confidence?

If you lack the confidence to pick the correct questions to ask to get to know someone better, a perfect solution is to use this free tool. Simply bring this page up on your phone and generate random questions to ask one another and get to know each other better. Since the questions are all random, you take the pressure off yourself to ask the "right" questions. Just by using the generator and seeing how both of you react to the random questions that appear should help you both get to know each other better, and that's exactly the goal you were hoping to achieve.

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