225 Questions To Ask Your Boyfriend

Uncover everything you need to know about your man.

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It can take years to get to know your boyfriend fully. While uncovering new things about your partner is part of the joys of falling in love, it helps to push this process forward by having open and honest conversations that bring you two closer together.

Who wants to be several years into a relationship before you discover your partner doesn’t have the same goals as you, or doesn’t see eye to eye with you on important issues?


Whether you want to know more about his experience in high school, his favorite memories of his childhood, or even how he'd feel about having a long-distance relationship, there are some fun and cute ways you can ask. Getting to know one another is one of the best parts of any relationship, and can provide for some interesting conversation.

There are plenty of important relationship questions to ask, which can help you determine if he's "the one" for you. Over the course of your relationship, you'll get to know everything from his connection with extended family, to his favorite TV shows, how he likes to spend time alone, or what he'd consider good date nights.


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These questions are sure to ignite deep conversations that will make you two feel more connected. You can make plans together, comforted in the knowledge that you’re on the right track.

225 Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

Deep Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

Whether you've been dating for a month or over a year, these questions get to the heart of your partner's values, aspirations, and their deepest thoughts you might not know about.


1. What qualities do you admire about yourself?

2. What are you most thankful for?

3. If you could live in someone else's body for a day, who would it be and why?

4. What is on your bucket list this year?

5. What qualities do you admire about your parents?

6. What do you do to get out of negative head spaces?

7. What is the one thing you would like to change about yourself?

8. When do you think a person is ready for marriage?

9. What is something you’re afraid to tell me?

10. What words hurt you the most to hear?

11. What values do you want your children to possess?

12. Have you ever been heartbroken?

13. What is the one thing that people always misunderstand about you?

14. What makes a long-lasting relationship?

15. Would you move state/country for love?

16. What do you wish was better in our relationship?

17. Do you consider yourself ambitious?

18. Are you afraid of failure?

19. Do you believe in second chances?

20. What has been your biggest mistake so far in life, and what did you learn from it?

21. What is your worst habit?

22. When was the last time you cried?

23. If your relationship was taking a downturn, what would you do to save it?

24. What are your biggest goals in life, and what have you done to achieve them?

25. What is the biggest lie you’ve ever told?

26. Do you believe in karma?

27. What is the one thing that has kept you going during tough times?

28. Who is that one person you’re comfortable discussing anything with?

29. Who is the most important person in your life right now outside your family?

30. What is unforgivable to you?

31. What are some of your rules that bend for no one?

32. What is the one thing or person you can lay down your life for?

33. What are you doing to improve the world?

34. What keeps you up at night?

35. What is one thing you want to achieve before you die?

36. What do you believe happens to us when we die?

37. If you could live forever, would you want to?

38. Do other people’s opinions matter to you?

39. What do you consider a waste of a life?

40. What is the biggest thing in your way?

41. Who is your best friend?

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Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend About You

Get into your partner's head and see how they truly feel about you, your relationship, and your future together. You might learn a thing or two about their true feelings.

42. Were you attracted to me right away?

43. Do I have traits that are important to you in a relationship?

44. If you could change one thing about me, what would it be?

45. What qualities do you admire about me?

46. What was your first impression of me?

47. Do you think I would make a good parent?

48. Were you nervous before our first kiss?

49. Why do you like spending time with me?

50. Do you ever feel nervous around me now?

51. What is the nicest thing I’ve ever done for you?

52. Do you think I’m the one?

53. What is the best part about dating me?

54. What is the worst part about dating me?

55. What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned from our relationship?

56. When did you know you loved me?

57. Have you ever thought about ending our relationship?

58. What do you remember most about meeting me?

59. How have I shaped your life?

60. Do I inspire you?

61. How would you describe me in 3 words?

62. What is one thing you’ve learned from me?

63. What is your favorite memory with me?

64. What is the longest amount of time you’ve spent being angry at me?

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Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend About His Past

While most of the time a person's past is irrelevant to their future with you, in this case, it will give you some insight into how they were raised, and why they may have certain behaviors (positive and negative). It also will reveal their own feelings towards their personal journey.


65. Who do you miss most in your life?

66. What is your biggest success?

67. When were you happiest in your life?

68. What qualities do you least admire about your parents?

69. When were you the unhappiest in your life?

70. What is the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened do you?

71. Have you ever lost someone close to you?

72. What did you want to be when you were younger?

73. Do you usually stay friends with your exes?

74. What has shaped your political beliefs?

75. What is your biggest regret in life?

76. What was your biggest passion as a child?

77. What is the best birthday gift you’ve ever received?

78. How many countries have you visited?

79. Have you ever gotten back with an ex?

80. What lesson have you learned the hard way?

81. Looking back, what is the one thing you wish you never did?

82. What are three events that have had the biggest impact on who you are today?

83. What is something you accomplished that you never thought you would?

84. What is your best memory with someone you longer speak to?

85. What is the scariest thing that ever happened to you as a kid?

86. What is the best bad decision you’ve ever made?

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Funny Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

Lighten the mood a bit by asking him hilarious questions that will not only make him think, but will let him see your sense of humor. You might find that you both have a bit of a funny bone.

87. If a genie granted you three wishes right now, what would you wish for?

88. If you could be a woman for the day, what would you do?

89. If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you want with you?

90. What movie influenced you the most?

91. Would you rather have your dream car or your dream house?

92. What do you wish your phone could do right now?

93. What would you not do for a million dollars?

94. What is the craziest thing you’ve done for love?

95. Who in your family, immediate or extended, are you the most similar to?

96. Who would compose the soundtrack to your life?

97. What is your go-to phrase?

98. What is one toy or item you’ve kept since childhood?

99. What is the worst purchase you’ve ever made?

100. What was the biggest mistake made in history?

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Sexy Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

Get your boyfriend in the mood by finding out what makes him tick in the bedroom. It will not only make sex more passionate and fun, but you'll end up learning about his biggest turn-ons.


101. What do you do when no one is watching?

102. When have you felt your biggest adrenaline rush?

103. What are you usually thinking about when we’re kissing?

104. What is your favorite body part of mine?

105. What is your favorite place for making love?

106. What is your biggest turn-off?

107. What is your biggest turn-on?

108. What is your definition of a “real man”?

109. What is your guilty pleasure?

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Weird and Creative Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

If you need a break from sexy or serious topics, ask him questions that are a bit strange but are guaranteed to make him think a bit. Plus, you could find out if you both want to be the same superhero!

110. What would you tell your younger self?

111. What is the most useful skill you have?

112. If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?

113. If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

114. What word or phrase do you live by?

115. What is your favorite book and why?

116. Have you ever been in a physical fight?

117. If you could go back in time, where would you go?

118. Are you confrontational?

119. Do you judge a book by its cover?

120. You have to put your life on the line for one person, who would it be?

121. If you only had one day to live, what would you do?

122. Would you take a bullet for someone?

123. If you couldn’t fail, what is one thing you’d do?

124. Are there any movies that bring a tear to your eye?

125. What would be your death-row meal?

126. If you won $1 million tomorrow, what would you spend it on?

127. What do you think the next big technological discovery will be?

128. Would you rather no one came to your funeral or no one came to your wedding?

129. What is your most prized asset?

130. What event would you rather die than have to go through?

131. Would you rather be hated for standing by the truth or loved for telling lies?

132. What do you want people to say when you die?

133. If your home was burning down, what three material items would you save?

134. What is a question you’ve never been asked that you would like to hear?

135. Which historical figure would you have dinner with if you could?

136. If you could become an expert in any field, what would it be?

137. If you had the option to hit restart and begin life all over again, would you?

138. What scares you the most about the future?

139. If you were writing a book about your life, what would the title be?

140. Who is your favorite author?

141. Who of your family and friends knows you best?

142. What game do you always lose?

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Cute and Romantic Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

Find out the kinds of gestures that make your boyfriend romantic — they will surely remind you why you fell in love with him in the first place.


143. What does your perfect day look like?

144. Have you ever been in love?

145. What is the most daring thing you’ve ever done?

146. What places do you want to travel to the most?

147. Do you believe in fate?

148. Are you religious or spiritual?

149. Where is your favorite place in the entire world to go?

150. What did your past relationship teach you?

151. Where is the perfect place to go on a date?

152. Do you believe in love at first sight?

153. What do you own that has the most sentimental value to you?

154. Do you like to cuddle?

155. Would you rather hug me for 6 seconds or kiss me for two seconds?

156. Do you believe in soulmates?

157. Who is one person you could never live without?

158. What is your favorite family memory?

159. What is one thing that helps you decide you can trust someone?

160. How would you explain what love is?

161. Do you think we’ll stay together forever?

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Important Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

These important questions are meant to get to the heart of his core values, what makes him truly happy, and where he sees himself 10 years from now.

162. What is your biggest fear?

163. What is the biggest doubt you have?

164. Does your job make you happy?

165. Have you ever cheated on someone?

166. Would you ever take back someone who cheated?

167. What is a relationship deal-breaker for you?

168. Do you want children?

169. How many children do you want?

170. If you're in a bad mood, do you prefer to be left alone or have someone to cheer you up?

171. Have you ever broken someone’s heart?

172. What would you do if your parents didn’t like your partner?

173. Why did your last relationship end?

174. What kind of parent do you think you will be?

175. Would you take on your significant other’s religion if they had one?

176. Who are the kind of people you can’t stand?

177. Do you want to follow traditional gender roles in your household?

178. Would you rather lie to keep a relationship going or tell the person the truth and risk breaking up?

179. What is the most interesting fact you know?

180. What do you dream about?

181. Where do you want to settle down?

182. Do you think couples should keep secrets from each other?

183. Have you ever said “I love you” without meaning it?

184. Would you stay with me even if your friends hated me?

185. When did you decide you wanted us to be official?

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Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend Over Text

When you can't be together in person, texting your boyfriend questions is another good way to get to know him on a deeper level. Add an emoji or two to really keep the conversation light.

186. Who is your hero?

187. Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert?

188. What is your favorite TV show?

189. How do you feel about sharing your password with your partner?

190. What about a person first attracts you?

191. Are you pursuing your dream job?

192. Which parent are you closer to and why?

193. What are your top 5 favorite movies?

194. What do you consider a wasted life?

195. Who is that one person you can talk to about just anything?

196. What is an ideal weekend for you?

197. Who do you look up to?

198. When is the last time you said “I love you” to someone?

199. Are you afraid of the dark?

200. What was the worst book you ever had to read?

201. What is your favorite sport and why?

202. Do you prefer to travel alone or with friends?

203. What is your definition of a waste of money?

204. Would you rather have a job or be your own boss?

205. What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken that paid off?

206. What job do you think you could lie your way into with no experience and no one would notice?

207. What change would you like to see in the world?

208. What is society doing now that will be ridiculed in 20 years?

209. Who, in history, is overrated?

210. What are you tired of hearing about?

211. What causes you stress?

212. If you had to describe our relationship in one word, what would it be?

213. What is our biggest similarity?

214. What is one thing that totally relaxes you when you’re stressed?

215. What is a hobby you’ve always wanted to try but never have?

216. What is one thing you could never live without?

217. What is your favorite vacation place?

218. Would you rather go out or stay in on a Saturday night?

219. What is your favorite quote, line of poetry, or sentence?

220. How would you describe yourself in 3 words?

221. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

222. What would be your dream job?

223. What is your favorite word?

224. What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

225. What makes you blissfully, completely, smile-from-ear-to-ear happy?

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