1. About how many guests attended your wedding? How many guests would you invite to your wedding?
  2. Are there any superstitions on making someone fall in love with you? Have you heard of any successful “love potions?”
  3. Are your parents of the same nationality?
  4. At what age do most people in your country get married?
  5. At what age do you think that dating should begin? Do you think there is any age when a person is too old to date?
  6. At what age do you want to get married? At what age did you get married?
  7. Can you control your partner by playing games?
  8. Can you name a famous happily married couple?
  9. Describe a perfect date.
  10. Describe the appearance of the person you would like to date?
  11. Describe the character of the person you would like to date?
  12. Did you ever arrange a blind date?
  13. Do older girls/boys have a problem dating younger girls/boys? Do younger girls/boys have a problem dating older girls/boys?
  14. Do women usually work after getting married in your country?
  15. Do you “go Dutch” when dating?
  16. Do you believe in love at first sight or love after the first night?
  17. Do you believe in love at first sight?
  18. Do you believe in love at first sight? Do you think some people know that they will fall in love with someone the first time they meet?
  19. Do you believe that having a permanent love between two people who are living in two different countries is possible?
  20. Do you believe that love can be understood by looking at the brain and chemicals?
  21. Do you drive or take the train when dating?
  22. Do you get along with your in-laws?
  23. Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend? Where did you meet him/her? What does he/she look like?
  24. Do you know a happily married couple?
  25. Do you know anybody who has two families at the same time and supports them both?
  26. Do you know anyone who has had an arranged marriage?
  27. Do you know anyone who married someone from a different country? If yes, what is their experience like?
  28. Do you know of any superstitions connected with weddings?
  29. Do you know someone who has gotten a divorce?
  30. Do you know the difference between love and like? Can you still love your partner and not like him/her?
  31. Do you know what a ‘blind date’ is?
  32. Do you know what it means to ‘go Dutch’?
  33. Do you like to have a boyfriend or girlfriend in your school or in your classes?
  34. Do you think a boy should pay for everything on a date?
  35. Do you think arranged marriages are a good idea? Why or why not? What is your opinion of arranged marriages?
  36. Do you think fairy tales influence our choice of a partner?
  37. Do you think getting married means giving up freedom?
  38. Do you think if you get married that you will change?
  39. Do you think it is better to be single or to be married?
  40. Do you think it is good to get married?
  41. Do you think it is more difficult to marry someone from a different country?
  42. Do you think it is okay for a couple to live together before getting married? Why or Why not?
  43. Do you think it is okay to marry someone of a different race?
  44. Do you think it is okay to marry someone with a different religion?
  45. Do you think it is right to continue seeing a person if he has not introduced you to his family yet?
  46. Do you think it’s OK for a man to have two wives?
  47. Do you think it’s OK for a wife to have two husbands?
  48. Do you think it’s okay for a man to have a mistress?
  49. Do you think it’s okay for a man to hit his wife?
  50. Do you think it’s possible to wait for the man or woman you love while he or she is in jail?
  51. Do you think love is necessary to have a good marriage?
  52. Do you think marriage is necessary?
  53. Do you think marriage is very stressful for women? How about for men?
  54. Do you think marriages based on love are more successful than arranged marriages?
  55. Do you think people change after getting married?
  56. Do you think religion influences marriage? If so, in what ways?
  57. Do you think that all adults should be married?
  58. Do you think that it is good for children to have parents from two different countries? Why? Why not?
  59. Do you think that you can find eternal love through the Internet?
  60. Do you want a husband or wife who is older, younger or the same age as you?
  61. Do you want to have an international marriage?
  62. Do you want to have children? If so, how many?
  63. Do you want your husband to know how you looked like a child? Why or why not?
  64. Does your first love still hold a special place in your heart? Do you believe that he or she will always have a special place in your heart?
  65. Have you ever been on a blind date?
  66. Have you ever been to a school dance?
  67. Have you ever had a crush on someone?
  68. Have you ever hated loving someone?
  69. Have you ever met someone you love a lot but never expressed it?
  70. Have you ever returned a gift to your boyfriend or girlfriend and later find out that he has given it to his or her new mate?
  71. Have your parents ever disapproved of any of your relationships?
  72. How is attraction different than love?
  73. How is showing love differently now from in the past?
  74. How long do you think couples should know each other before they get married?
  75. How long does it take for dating to become a relationship?
  76. How long is the marriage ceremony in your country?
  77. How many children would you like to have?
  78. How many families can you have in your country?
  79. How often would you like to go out on dates?
  80. How old were you when you had your first boyfriend or girlfriend?
  81. How old were you when you went on your first date? Where did you go? What did you do? Who did you go with?
  82. How old were your parents when they got married?
  83. How would you feel if your boyfriend liked to keep company with a female friend when you’re not there?
  84. How would you feel if your girlfriend liked to keep company with a male friend when you’re not there?
  85. How would your parents feel if you married someone from a different country?
  86. If you are a man, and a woman asks you for a date, do you feel you should pay, or that the woman should pay?
  87. If you could go back to your past love and change what went wrong, who would it be?
  88. If you could go out with anyone, who would it be?
  89. If you had to choose to live with someone who truly loves you but you don’t love him back or to live alone for rest of your life loving someone that doesn’t love you who would you choose?
  90. If you had to choose to live with someone who truly loves you but you don’t love him back or to live alone for rest of your life loving someone that doesn’t love you what would you choose?
  91. If you had to marry either a poor man whom you really loved or a rich man whom you did not love, which would you choose?
  92. If your boyfriend/girlfriend dated another person, then he/she wanted to return and date you, would you date again?
  93. If your boyfriend/girlfriend dated your close friend, what would you do?
  94. If your husband or wife has an affair what would you do?
  95. If your parents did not approve of a person you loved and wanted to marry, would that be a difficult situation for you? Why or why not?
  96. If your parents forced you to get married to a person who you don’t love, what would you do in this situation?
  97. In all cultures, there are famous love stories (i.e. Romeo and Juliet). What is a famous love story in your country?
  98. In public, how much affection is too much?
  99. In your opinion is marriage for life? Do you think when people get married it is really until death?
  100. Is going out on dates important for you?
  101. Is it important to be punctual on your first date? Why?
  102. Is it usual for people in your country to ‘go Dutch’ if you go out together?
  103. Is there such a thing as a perfect relationship for you?
  104. Think of two different cultures, how do those cultures express love differently?
  105. What advice would you give to someone whose partner hates their best friend?
  106. What age do you think is best for getting married?
  107. What are some advantages of an international marriage?
  108. What are some dating and marriage customs in your country?
  109. What are some disadvantages?
  110. What are some of the main reasons people get divorced?
  111. What are some popular places to go on a date?
  112. What are some qualities that you think are important in a spouse or partner?
  113. What are your country’s norms or laws on displays of public affection? Do you think it is okay for couples to kiss in public?
  114. What characteristics do you look for in a girlfriend or boyfriend?
  115. What do you consider cheating in a dating relationship?
  116. What do you like to talk about when on a date?
  117. What do you look for in a girlfriend or a boyfriend?
  118. What do you think about dating a friend’s ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend?
  119. What do you think is the most important ingredient in a good marriage?
  120. What do you think most people talk about when dating?
  121. What do you think of people who get divorced? Would you ever consider getting divorced?
  122. What do you think of same-sex marriages?
  123. What do you think of single mothers?
  124. What do you think of valentine’s day?
  125. What is a wedding ceremony like in your country?
  126. What is the best season to get married?
  127. What is the best way to keep your spouse happy in the marriage?
  128. What is the most romantic movie you know?
  129. What is your definition of love?
  130. What kind of boy or girl do you like?
  131. What kind of clothes do you wear on a date?
  132. What kind of man do you want as a husband?
  133. What kind of person do you want to get married to?
  134. What kind of place do you think is the ideal for a first date? Why do you think so?
  135. What kind of woman do you want as a wife?
  136. What makes a good husband/wife?
  137. What makes a happy marriage? What do you think are some things that contribute to a successful marriage?
  138. What qualities are important to you in a boyfriend or girlfriend?
  139. What qualities do you look in your partner?
  140. What qualities in a partner are important to you?
  141. What was the most boring date you’ve ever been on?
  142. What was the most interesting date you’ve ever been on?
  143. What would you change, if you are given only one chance to do it?
  144. What would you consider “the perfect date” for you?
  145. What would you do if your soon to be mother-in-law seems to hate you?
  146. What would your parents think if you don’t get married?
  147. When did your parents get married?
  148. When should you introduce your boyfriend or girlfriend to your parents? When you begin dating? After you have been together for a while? Only when the relationship is serious? Why?
  149. When you see a couple, how do you know they are in love?
  150. Where do you want to go for your honeymoon? Where did you go for your honeymoon?
  151. Where do you want to go on your honeymoon?
  152. Where is a good place to go on a date in this town?
  153. Where would you like to go on a date?
  154. Which is more important for you, your job or your marriage?
  155. Who designed the marriage covenant?
  156. Who do you love?
  157. Whose heart did you break most? Did you apologize from him\her?
  158. Why are most songs about love?
  159. Why do people break up with their partners?
  160. Why do you think some people fall out of love?
  161. Why do you think the bride’s maids wear white.
  162. Will you continue working after you get married?
  163. Would it be important for you to have a “white wedding dress’?
  164. Would you date someone you really liked if your parents did not like him or her?
  165. Would you dress up for a first date? What clothes would you wear?
  166. Would you ever marry someone who has been divorced twice?
  167. Would you introduce your date to your family?
  168. Would you live with your parents after you get married?
  169. Would you marry someone from another country?
  170. Would you marry someone of another nationality?
  171. Would you marry someone ten years older than you? How about ten years younger than you?
  172. Would you marry someone that your parents didn’t like?
  173. Would you marry someone who couldn’t speak the same language as you speak?
  174. Would you mind if your boyfriend or girlfriend went out to a party without you?
  175. Would you prefer to go out with a quiet or a talkative person?
  176. Would you wait for a person you were dating for a long time if they joined the army? How about if they went to prison?

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