• About how many guests attended your wedding?
    • How many guests would you invite to your wedding?
  • At what age do most people in your country get married?
  • At what age do you want to get married?
    • At what age did you get married?
  • Describe a perfect date.
  • Describe the appearance of the person you would like to date?
  • Describe the character of the person you would like to date?
  • Do women usually work after getting married in your country?
  • Do you “go Dutch” when dating?
  • Do you know what it means to ‘go Dutch’?
  • Is it usual for people in your country to ‘go Dutch’ if you go out together?
  • Do older girls/boys have a problem dating younger girls/boys?
    • Do younger girls/boys have a problem dating older girls/boys?
  • Do you believe in love at first sight?
    • Do you think some people know that they will fall in love with someone the first time they meet?
  • Do you know what a ‘blind date’ is?
  • Have you ever been on a blind date?
  • Did you ever arrange a blind date?
  • Do you drive or take the train when dating?
  • Do you get along with your in-laws?
  • Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?
    • Where did you meet your him/her?
    • What does he/she look like?
  • Do you know anyone who has had an arranged marriage?
  • Do you know someone who has gotten a divorce?
  • Do you know the difference between love and like?
    • Can you still love your partner and not like him/her?
  • Do you think a boy should pay for everything on a date?
  • Do you think arranged marriages are a good idea? Why or why not?
    • What is your opinion of arranged marriages?
  • Do you think fairy tales influence our choice of a partner?
  • Do you think getting married means giving up freedom?
  • Do you think if you get married that you will change?
  • Do you think it is better to be single or to be married?
  • Do you think it is good to get married?
  • Do you think it is okay for a couple to live together before getting married? Why or Why not?
  • Do you think it is okay to marry someone of a different race?
  • Do you think it is okay to marry someone with a different religion?
  • Do you think it’s OK for a man to have two wives?
  • Do you think it’s OK for a wife to have two husbands?
  • Do you think it’s okay for a man to have a mistress?
  • Do you think it’s okay for a man to hit his wife?
  • Do you think love is necessary to have a good marriage?
  • Do you think marriage is necessary?
  • Do you think marriages based on love are more successful than arranged marriages?
  • Do you think marriage is very stressful for women? How about for men?
  • Do you think people change after getting married?
  • Do you think religion influences marriage? If so, in what ways?
  • Do you think that all adults should be married?
  • Do you think that you can you find eternal love through the Internet?
  • Do you want a husband or wife who is older, younger or the same age as you?
  • Do you want to have children?
    • If so, how many?
  • Have you ever been to a school dance?
  • Have you ever had a crush on someone?
  • Have you ever hated loving someone?
  • Have your parents ever disapproved of any of your relationships?
  • How long do you think couples should know each other before they get married?
  • How many children would you like to have?
  • How often would you like to go out on dates?
  • How old were you when you had your first boyfriend or girlfriend?
  • How old were you when you went on your first date?
    • Where did you go?
    • What did you do?
    • Who did you go with?
  • How old were your parents when they got married?
  • If your husband or wife has an affair what would you do?
  • If your parents did not approve of a person you loved and wanted to marry, would that be a difficult situation for you? Why or why not?
  • Is going out on dates important for you?
  • Is there a such thing as a perfect relationship for you?
  • If you could go out with anyone, who would it be?
  • If you are a man, and a woman asks you for a date, do you feel you should pay, or that the woman should pay?
  • If you had to marry either a poor man whom you really loved, or a rich man whom you did not love, which would you choose?
  • If you had to choose to live with someone who truly loves you but you don’t love him back or to live alone for a rest of your life loving someone that doesn’t love you who would you choose?
  • What advice would you give to someone whose partner hates their best friend?
  • What age do you think is best for getting married?
  • What are some dating and marriage customs in your country?
  • What are some of the main reasons people get divorced?
  • What are some popular places to go on a date?
  • What are some qualities that you think are important in a spouse or partner?
  • What characteristics do you look for in a girlfriend or boyfriend?
  • What do you consider cheating in a dating relationship?
  • What do you like to talk about when on a date?
  • What do you look for in a girlfriend or a boyfriend?
  • What do you think most people talk about when dating?
  • What do you think of people who get divorced?
    • Would you ever consider getting divorced?
  • What do you think of same-sex marriages?
  • What do you think of single mothers?
  • What is a wedding ceremony like in your country?
  • What is the best way to keep your spouse happy in the marriage?
  • What kind of boy or girl do you like?
  • What kind of clothes do you wear on a date?
  • What kind of man do you want as a husband?
  • What kind of person do you want to get married to?
  • What kind of woman do you want as a wife?
  • What makes a good husband/wife?
  • What makes a happy marriage?
    • What do you think are some things that contribute to a successful marriage?
  • What qualities are important to you in a boyfriend or girlfriend?
  • What qualities in a partner are important to you?
  • What was the most boring date you’ve ever been on?
  • What was the most interesting date you’ve ever been on?
  • What would you consider “the perfect date” for you?
  • What would you do if your soon to be mother-in-law seems to hate you?
  • What would your parents think if you don’t get married?
  • When did your parents get married?
  • Where do you want to go for your honeymoon?
    • Where did you go for your honeymoon?
  • Where do you want to go on your honeymoon?
  • Where is a good pace to go on a date in this town?
  • Where would you like to go on a date?
  • Which is more important for you, your job or your marriage?
  • Why do people break up with their partners?
  • Will you continue working after you get married?
  • Would you date someone you really liked if your parents did not like him or her?
  • Would you ever marry someone who has been divorced twice?
  • Would you introduce your date to your family?
  • Would you live with your parents after you get married?
  • Would you marry someone from another country?
  • Would you marry someone ten years older than you? How about ten years younger than you?
  • Would you marry someone that your parents didn’t like?
  • Would you marry someone who couldn’t speak the same language as you speak?
  • Would you mind if your boyfriend or girlfriend went out to party without you?
  • Would you prefer to go out with a quiet or a talkative person?
  • At what age do you think that dating should begin?
    • Do you think there is any age when a person is too old to date?
  • Do you know a happily married couple?
  • Can you name a famous happily married couple?
  • What do you think is the most important ingredient in a good marriage?
  • How long is the marriage ceremony in your country?
  • Who designed the marriage covenant?
  • What do you think about dating a friend’s ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend?
  • Does your first love still hold a special place in your heart?
    • Do you believe that he or she will always have a special place in your heart?
  • What qualities do you look in your partner?
  • Do you think its possible to wait for the man or woman you love while he or she is in jail?
  • What is your definition of love?
  • Would you wait on a person you were dating for a long time if they joined the army?
    • How about if they went to prison?
  • What is the best season to get married?
  • Do you know anybody who has two families at the same time and supports them both?
  • How many families can you have in your country?
  • Are there any superstitions on making someone fall in love with you?
    • Have you heard of any successful “love potions?”
  • Have you ever returned a gift to your boyfriend or girlfriend and later find out that he has given it to his or her new mate?
  • Do you know of any superstitions connected with weddings?
  • Would it be important for you to have a “white wedding dress’?
  • Can you control your partner by playing games?
  • Why do you think the bride’s maids wear white.
  • When should you introduce your boyfriend or girlfriend to your parents?
    • When you begin dating
    • After you have been together for a while
    • Only when the relationship is serious?
    • Why?
  • Do you like to have boy friend or girl friend in your school or in your classes?
  • Do you think it is right to continue seeing a person if he has not introduced you to his family yet?
  • In your opinion is marriage for life?
    • Do you think when people get married it is really until death?
  • How long does it take for dating to become a relationship?
  • Is it important to be punctual in your first date? Why?
  • Would you dress up for a first date? What clothes would you wear?
  • What kind of place do you think is the ideal for a first date? Why do you think so?
  • What are your country’s norms or laws on displays of public affection?
    • Do you think it is okay for couples to kiss in public?
  • How would you feel if your boyfriend liked to keep company with a female friend when you’re not there?
  • How would you feel if your girlfriend liked to keep company with a male friend when you’re not there?
  • If you could go back to your past love, and change what went wrong, who would it be?
  • Who do you love?
  • If you had to choose to live with someone who truly loves you but you don’t love him back or to live alone for a rest of your life loving someone that doesn’t love you what would you choose?
  • What would you change, if you are given only one chance to do it ?
  • Whose heart did you break most ? Did you apologize from him\her ?
  • Have you ever met someone you love a lot but never expressed it?
  • If your parents forced you to get married with a person who you don’t love, what would you do in this situation?
  • If your boyfriend/girlfriend dated another person, then he/she wanted to return and date you, would you date again?
  • If your boyfriend/girlfriend dated your close friend, what would you do?
  • Do you believe that having a permanent love between two person who are living in two different countries is possible?
  • Do you want your husband to know how you looked as a child? Why or why not?
  • Do you believe in love at first sight or love after the first night?

International Marriage

  • Would you marry someone of another nationality?
  • Are your parents of the same nationality?
  • What are some advantages of an international marriage?
  • What are some disadvantages?
  • Do you want to have an international marriage?
  • Do you know anyone who married someone from a different country? If yes, what is their experience like?
  • Do you think it is more difficult to marry someone from a different country?
  • How would your parents feel if you married someone from a different country?
  • Do you think that it is good for children to have parents from two different countries? Why? Why not?

The following question may be considered inappropriate in some situations.

  • Do you think that gay people should be allowed to marry?
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