marriage proposal
101 Questions to Ask Your Partner before you accept /Ask for a marriage proposal

When people hear the word intimate, they often think that it only relates to bedroom conversation, but intimate questions can cover a much more comprehensive spectrum. They can concern anything from your childhood dreams to how your partner pictures your future together. Personalize these, so they relate more to your partner and your relationship.

There are some things that you just want to know even though they can't be confined to a single category. These are the things about preferences, how you talk about one another to others, and maybe even a wish or two thrown into the mix.

  1. What is the first thing you noticed about me?
  2. What role does physical attraction play in whether or not you pursue a relationship?
  3. What type of scent do you like on a woman?
  4. Would you say you have a "type"? 
  5. Do I fit what you thought you were looking for?
  6. How do you describe me to other people?
  7. How do you think I should describe you to other people?
  8. What could I do for you that I don't do now?
  9. What is the first thing you think when you see me?
  10. What qualities make me unique to you?
  11. Do you look at other men (women)?
  12. If you could have three wishes from me, what would they be?
  13. What goals do you have for us?
  14. What was the first thing you thought when you met me?
  15. How would you respond if my appearance drastically changed, either overnight (new haircut and different hair colour, for example) or over time (more/less muscle, weight gain/loss)?
  16. What is something you think is right about me, but you've never asked to confirm?
  17. How big of a deal are special occasions for you?
  18. Have you ever cheated on a partner? If not, have you considered it but changed your mind?
  19. How many past partners have you had?
  20. Did you debate whether or not to ask me out? 
  21. Why would you have chosen not to?
  22. What were you thinking on our first date?
  23. Have you ever been in love with me?
  24. Who is your role model in life? 
  25. Who is your role model in love?
  26. What did it feel like when you realised you were in love with me?
  27. Do you think we were so destined to be together, that if we hadn't decided to date when we did and lost touch, we'd run into each other again?
  28. What were you looking for when you found me? Were you looking for love at all?
  29. Where do you see this relationship headed in the next year? What about the next five years?
  30. What is your opinion on marriage and children?
  31. Would you stay with me if you found out I was unable to bear children?
  32. What are your professional goals and how could they affect our relationship?
  33. Where do you see yourself living when you retire?
  34. I want to be a good lover, and I want to be there for you. 
  35. What can I do for you to be that woman or man?
  36. How do you imagine a day in the life of us, married with kids? What about a week in the life?
  37. What are your thoughts on having our elderly parents live with us if they can't live on their own one day?
  38. How do you plan to save for retirement? 
  39. What are your goals?
  40. What can I do to show you how much I love you?
  41. Do you believe in soul mates? 
  42. What about love at first sight?
  43. Have you ever been hurt in the past and questioned the possibility of love?
  44. When did you realise you were in love with me?
  45. Do you see our love lasting? 
  46. Do you ever have any doubts?
  47. If you had to choose, would you instead receive a gift or have someone do something friendly or helpful for you?
  48. Do you like sentimental gifts or do you always want a gift to have a practical purpose and be something you need?
  49. How do you think you best express love?
  50. What types of compliments do you like to hear?
  51. Is our relationship physical enough for you? 
  52. What would make it better in your eyes?
  53. How and where do you like to be touched?
  54. Do you have any fantasies you would like fulfilled?
  55. What are your thoughts on toys?
  56. Is there anything we haven't tried that you'd like to?
  57. Ideally (and a bit realistically, too), how often would you like for us to be intimate?
  58. What are some things I can do outside of the bedroom to keep the feelings of intimacy going all day?