25 Questions to Get to Know Your Spouse

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We all think we know our spouse better than anyone, right?  I mean, we live with them.  We are around them every day.  But, if you stop to think about how much you really talk to your spouse, it's not a lot. Get to know your spouse today using the great (fun!) questions in this post! Print the questions here.

Sure, you talk every day.  What's for dinner, who's picking up the kids from soccer practice, did you line up the dog sitter for vacation, don't forget to pick up milk on your way home. 

But, when was the last time you really talked to your spouse?


Why It's Important

Communication and intimacy are so important in a strong marriage.  Opening up and being vulnerable is one of the best ways to show someone you trust them.  

If you are willing to share embarrassing things or your biggest hopes with someone without fear of ridicule, that shows a lot of trust. Psychology Today says that getting to know your partner, especially the parts you may not like or agree with, are great ways to build a lasting relationship.  Women's Health lists confiding in each other as one of their top 10 ways to build trust in your relationship.

In the spirit of getting to know each other, I decided to write up 25 questions that can be used to get to know your spouse better.  These can be used on date nights, during dinner (if you don't have kids!), before bed, or during pillow talk.  

This is supposed to be fun, people!  Have fun with it, and most importantly, NO JUDGING!  Judgement to zaps the intimacy factor. My suggestion would be to print out the questions, get a mason jar, and put them in.  Then, whenever you want, pull out a question and you both answer it.  You can also make up your own questions and put them in the jar!

The Questions

What is your first memory?

What is your biggest fear?

If money were no object, what would you do for a career?

What is your biggest regret?

What is your favorite movie?

What is the best gift you have ever received?

What was the most fun adventure you had when you were a teenager?

What is your best memory of growing up?

What was your favorite trip as a kid?

What is one place you have always wanted to visit, but haven't been to yet?

What do you feel is your biggest weakness?

What do you feel is your biggest strength?

What do you think is your love language? (choices: quality time, physical touch, gifts, acts of service, words of affirmation)

What would be your ideal date?

What is one thing you wish we/you had more time to do?

On our 10 year anniversary, I want to ______.

What is your favorite food?

What is your least favorite meal?

What is your favorite thing about your job?

What is your least favorite thing about your job?

How did your parents make you feel loved as a kid?

What is the craziest thing you've ever done?

What is something you did as a kid that you don't ever want your kids to do?

If you could pick a new name for yourself, what name would you choose?

What is your ideal family vacation?

What is your dream vacation without the kids?

What is your favorite book?

What are your top 3 most important political issues?

What is your favorite part of your body?

What is your least favorite part of your body?

What is your favorite thing to do as a family?

What do you want to do differently from your parents?

What is your favorite thing about our relationship?

What is one aspect of our relationship that you would like to improve?

What was your first impression when we met?

If they made a movie of our life, who would you choose to play your role?

There you have it!  These questions cover a variety of topics, plus you can always add your own!  If you are looking to spend some quality time with your spouse, you might find my post on date night ideas helpful.

Like this idea?  Pin it for later and share it with friends!  Don't forget to print out the questions to use them!


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