However, you can still do a lot during those early stages of checking each other out to boost your odds of making it work for you!
This is especially important when you meet online across distance.
Why: This shows you're considerate of other people's comfort. Why: If they still live with their Mom or they live with 10 roommates, this tells you something about how they like to live.
There aren’t hard and fast rules about what’s a good vs. Research has shown that the most effective communication style in relationships is a flexible one. Why: This is primarily relevant if you're either an extreme night or an extreme morning person.
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?
When you're trying to get to know someone new, you can only text "what's up" so many times.
And while people don't come right out and spill their deepest secrets, these sneaky questions will help reveal the stuff you can't tell on the surface — a person's hopes, dreams, and values.