Love and Relationship Topics

Find new ways to talk about love and relationships.Find new ways to talk about love and relationships.

When it comes to discussing love and relationships, it's your choice how serious or juicy you want your conversation to be. Finding interesting topics to talk about can range from current events to doing charitable deeds and everything in between. To create a variety of things to talk about for any number of occasions, such as having an intimate discussion with your partner or a gabfest with a group of friends, choose topics that are broad but can go in any direction.

Sex and Sensuality

Discuss what it takes to spruce up a relationship to cause a couple to feel sparks for each other again. Talking about sex is a common topic no matter if you're speaking with your partner intimately about your likes and dislikes or if you're in a group setting chatting about frequency and most embarrassing moments. Amp up the conversation by chatting about issues like what it means for you to be attracted to other people while in a serious relationship, best times when you feel feisty or romantic vacation destinations to get you in the mood.

Digging Up the Past

As much as you may hate to admit it, clearing your past baggage can do a world of good for your current relationship. From answering the unanswered questions to finally asking those questions that have bothered you since the beginning, put the past in the present by giving your relationship the openness and honesty it needs. Don't waffle on the typical questions like how many people your honey dated; instead, discuss issues that matter, such as what you enjoyed most or least about past relationships and what really caused them to end. This not only helps you start a conversation about the past, but helps you receive valuable insight on trends to prepare you for the future.

Compare and Contrast

From Brad and Angelina to your best friend and her boyfriend, size up your relationship by comparing it to that of others. It doesn't have to be a jealousy or competitive thing, use this conversation angle to notice if your friends seem to argue their way through their relationship or to understand that you and your honey seem to be more active and adventurous than most of your peers. This bird's eye view can very well show you how to appreciate the relationship you have or lead you toward ideas that can help you strengthen your own.

Crushes and Dating

As adults, it's not often that you gush with a friend about someone you've developed a crush on. Sure, in grade school you may have been caught rolling around on your stomach while on the phone with your friends talking about how blue his eyes are or how nice his mom is; but as you get older, you may have shifted into bottling in all those innocent emotions. Talk to a friend about the new person you met at the coffee shop or the junior executive hired on the fifth floor that you pass in the elevator each morning. Talk about the steps you should take to turn your crush into a date and the possibility of making it much more.

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About the Author

Crystal Green is a marketing and event management consultant specializing in non-profit organizations and small businesses. Green spent the last seven years working for a statewide education association directing their trade publications, writing articles for programs' training teams and other event-related freelance projects.

Green hold a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, and is currently working on advanced degrees.

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