The two pick at their dinner salads, staring down at the leafy mound before them. Finally, one of them tries to grease the wheels of conversation. Some people consider themselves skilled communicators because they can talk endlessly. But the ability to speak is only one part of the equation—and not the most important part. My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today. Once upon a time, people actually met in real life to date.I know, what an odd and foreign concept…Dating apps have become the norm among Gen-Yers.Should the relationship evolve, there will be plenty of time to get into weighty topics. When a person reveals too much too soon, it can give a false sense of intimacy. In reality, premature or exaggerated revelations are due more to boundary issues, unresolved pain, or self-centeredness than true intimacy. Maybe your first date questions will lead you to discover that this person is your soul mate—or maybe not.
It's all just so easy, especially when you're desperate for a warm body come Valentine's day.
The best thing you can do is use this absence of interesting conversation to ask some totally random but fun questions to your boyfriend.
You can tweak the questions as you please and even come up with your own to add to the list and watch as your boyfriend squirms and blushes at some, avoids some like the plague and is genuinely flabbergasted at some.
I was born in Cairo, Egypt but my […] What is Machismo?
Machismo is a predominant “traditional” belief in Latinx communities that women are inferior to men.