Huffington Post – 16 Questions To Ask On A First Date, According To Marriage Therapists

First dates are terrific opportunities to glean valuable information, but it isn’t always easy to know the right questions to ask on a first date. You want to be curious without being off-putting.

Huffington Post asked me about the best questions to ask, and I was very pleased to weigh in for this great round up.

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What’s your favorite thing about your best friend?

“This question gets at a person’s value for close, ongoing relationships and the role they play in their life. Listen for what they like about these people, how they engage with them and how much they smile, and you’ll get clued into what they are looking for in a partner without asking so directly. You’ll get a great sense of what kind of friend and what sort of value they put on keeping those relationships strong.” ― Alicia H. Clark, a psychologist in Washington, D.C.



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Alicia H. Clark, PsyD