If You Really Love Someone, Ask Them These 10 Questions - Deepstash
What makes communication meaningful?

Strong connection with a long-term partner requires syncing up on many different (and deeper) levels, not just chit-chatting about the minutia of your day-to-day.

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If You Really Love Someone, Ask Them These 10 Questions

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1. "How are you doing today?"

Not, "what" are you doing, but "HOW" are you doing?

  • Take time to ask this question and look your partner directly in the eyes while asking.
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2. "Is there anything I can do to help you?"

You see that your spouse is busy, hurried, or experiencing some frustration with getting everything done.

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3. "What's important to you?"

When you know your partner is trying to make an important decision, ask them this question. Another way to ask it is, "What do you really want?

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4. "What would you like to do?"

This is a question you ask during free time, when planning a date, going out to eat, or when discussing deeper goals and direction in life.

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5. "How can I encourage you?"

This question is especially important to ask when you know your spouse is going through a difficult or frustrating time.

  • Perhaps it's a challenge your spouse is facing alone, o...

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6. "What goals would you like to set for us, and for yourself?"

You should ask and seriously discuss this question every few months.

  • Think about several areas when you talk about this question, includi...

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7. "Are you happy with where our relationship is going?"

This is an important question that every couple should discuss at least annually.

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8. "What is your biggest fear?"

This not a question that you often think to ask, but it's important to know their answer

  • Know what concerns are nagging at your partner and be open to h...

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9. "What makes you feel the happiest?"

Life is not always fun. We spend much time doing our job, either at work or at home, that it's important to reward yourself for all your hard work and effort.

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10. "What do you want out of our life together?"

This question can involve short-term and long-term goals, objectives, and desires.

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