You feel like you’ve become a total idiot because your mind has become totally blank. You can barely even remember your own name at this point, let alone an appropriate thing to talk about.
You’re not alone if you’ve been in this situation before. And I can understand that you want to prevent this from happening to you again, especially if you’re talking to a person who you like. I’ve put together this cheat sheet of 50 interesting conversation topics you can use at any time to rekindle the conversation, even if you feel it start to go downhill.
The examples below are intended to stimulate your own ideas rather than as rules. Why: Is the person about to make any major life changes e.g., leave their 0K/year job to go back to school? Do they see it as a job, a vocation, or are they primarily motivated by climbing the career ladder?
I’ve also put them into groups to make it easier for you: If you find out what a person’s hobbies are, you instantly know a lot more about them.
Hobbies are things people do without being paid to, just because they enjoy them.
What is the best possible thing I could ever do for you? O.'s when our regular ol' conversations run dry?
Do you have any other fun questions we can ask our S.
If you could keep any kind of animal as a pet, what would it be?