130 Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Questions to Ask Before Marriage 
There is no doubt that communication is a HUGE part of success in marriage and can really impact a relationship – for better or for worse! One of the best ways couples can start their marriage off right is by communicating expectations in marriage right from the start. Here are 130 Questions for couples to get the conversations going!
Questions for Couples Before Marriage
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When my husband and I were engaged, we lived 4 hours apart. Being away from my fiancee was torturous, but looking back it was one of our greatest blessings. Being away from each other forced us to talk and communicate on a whole different level. Rather than snuggle and watch a movie, we would chat on the phone. These long hours (and it was hours) of talking led to important conversations about the marriage we hoped to have and our expectations in marriage.
During our engagement we purchased a book called 300 Questions LDS Couples Should Ask Before Marriage and used these questions to foster lengthy and sometimes unexpected discussions. Our question-based conversations were vital in establishing strong communication skills early in our marriage. It gave us opportunities to share our feelings openly and even talk about some of those uncomfortable topics in a safe way. 
Questions to Ask before Marriage for Engaged Couples
With this personal experience as inspiration, I joined forces with the talented Courtney from All Things Bright and Beautiful to create 7 beautiful pages full of questions for any couple to use to get the communication going! Besides being gorgeous, each page is full of tailored questions for an engaged couple regarding family, expectations, communication & conflict, finances, intimacy, spirituality and more! The questions are designed to get you talking about subjects that are part of the foundation of a marriage or that you might not have considered. 
Questions to Ask before Marriage for Engaged Couples binder
To make mine more durable, I placed my pages into a 3 ring binder to form a book. I am thinking that this will be the perfect engagement gift for my next lucky friend! 
Questions to Ask before Marriage for Engaged Couples gift idea
Once you have your questions printed – grab your future spouse and get chatting! This could be a specific date night for the two of you or you could do a few questions each day. Got a road trip coming up? Bring this along! There are so many ways you can use these questions! 
Questions to Ask before Marriage for Engaged Couples free printable

UPDATE!!

We’ve received such great feedback from you all about wanting even MORE conversation starters for your marriage. Ones that really focus on the DEEP and IMPORTANT issues in marriage. So… we designed a whole NEW pack of Conversation Cards! These cards were designed to tackle the tough topics and really open up meaningful conversations.  
Our NEW Conversation Starters Kit includes printables for creating your own unique carrying case for your cards, plus the 250 question prompts in the following 5 categories:
1. Intimacy, 2. Finances, 3. Quality Time, 4. Romance, and 5. Family
Conversation Cards

CLICK HERE to check out all the deets and purchase our NEW pack. 

Then make sure and come back to download your FREE 130 Questions. You will have plenty to chat about – so get started!

About the Author: Sarina

I met my Prince Charming when I was 15 years old and 12 years later we created our own happily ever after. Together we enjoy traveling the world, and, of course, going on creative dates! I am a former theatre teacher who now stays at home with a handsome baby boy. I love dancing, photography & chocolate!

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8 Responses to 130 Questions to Ask Before Marriage

  1. This is an outstanding list of questions! My husband and I actually did end up discussing many of these before we got married. I think that they are good issues for married couples to revisit periodically throughout their married lives. After nearly 42 years together, you’d think we would run out of questions or new things to discover, but that simply is not the case. Keeping those lines of communication open and honest is vital. Plus a very good sense of humor 🙂

  2. This website is the best website that I have found in my entire life! The ideas are fresh and it is all very interesting. You guys really rock my world now. Thank you so much Dating Divas!

  3. Very essential question list which everyone should think before their marriage. Every bachelor should read this blog so that they can manage their married life smoothly and without any complication in mind.

  4. These are great questions! Here’s a true story: After 5 years of marriage I elbowed my hubs, winked and eye, and asked him when we should start thinking about kids. He looked at me dead in the eyes and answered matter of factly: “I don’t want kids.” Oh, yeah… we forgot to talk about that! Anyway, 11 years and one beautiful baby girl later, I think we better go through these, huh? Just to avoid any further surprises! 😉 Love your site, Divas!