The 36 Questions That Lead to Love: Session 1

(disclaimer: this conversation only happens in author’s head.)


Q1 | “Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?”


M: wow, food. what a breaker question. uhmm, okay, i would like to having a dinner with dave grohl. one of my favourite musician. no reason needed, right?


F: i would love to having a dinner with john mayer. and after dinner, i’m gonna ask him to play a guitar and sing for me as a dessert.


Q2 | Would you like to be famous? In what way?


F: i want people know me as a good artist. i want to make a huge painting in a great wall of china.


M: not really. but if i had a chance to be famous, i want people know me as a man who invented something useful from unusual things that people never think of. but i don’t know what. maybe that’s why i never be famous.


Q3 | Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?


M: always. because i’m not usually talk to people, so i need to know exactly what i’m about to say and what my answer if they asked me something. but the reality is i never said about anything i have prepared before, it just blown away.


F: sometimes, if that’s an important phone. but if it’s only a casual call, i just let it roll.


Q4 | What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?


F: a proper breakfast, a comfortable shower, meeting friends, one cup of tea in the afternoon, good book to read, and a great dinner.


M: anything involve coffee, music, and bunch of small talks.


Q5 | When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?


M: for myself, right before answering this question. in my head. to someone else, almost a year ago, or more. i forgot the exact time is, but i sent her a record of myself singing with ukulele.


F: for myself, probably this morning, when i get a shower. to someone else, i think i never do that.


Q6 | If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30-year-old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?


F: i think i’m gonna go with my 30-year-old mind. well, everything will change anyway, but i want to keep my way of thinking today until the end of my life.


M: i already stop my age in 15-year-old kid now. i don’t wanna grow up. it’s a trap!


Q7 | Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?


M: something fast, maybe in a car accident or something relaxing, like in my sleep.


F: never think of it, but if i can choose, I would pick die in my sleep too.


Q8 | Name three things you and your partner appear to have in common.


F: sense of humor, love good music, love delicious food.


M: perfect. we are an ideal partner!


Q9 | For what in your life do you feel most grateful?


M: the most grateful feeling is i can do anything by myself right now, and i can enjoy every second of it.


F: living a good life for now. i’m really grateful for that.


Q10 | If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?


F: well, i wish i could talk more to my family about my problem.


M: i want to start doing what i loved earlier than today.


Q11. | Take four minutes and tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.


M: can we skip it? i don’t have four minutes.


F: alright, i agree.


Q12 | If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?


F: ability to not afraid of anything.


M: i want to fly!


– to be continued –



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