The 36 Questions That Lead to Love: Session 3

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


Q25 | Make three true “we” statements each.


M: we love good food. we love good music. we are kinda awkward.


F: we like to laugh. we hate same things. we are not comfortable in a crowd.


Q26 | Complete this sentence: “I wish I had someone with whom I could share … “


F: i wish i had someone with whom i could share my random thought.


M: i wish i had someone with whom i could share my weirdness act.


Q27 | If you were going to become a close friend with your partner, please share what would be important for him or her to know.


M: please bear with my dirtiness. both internally and externally.


F: sometimes i careless not because i don’t care. it’s just because sometime i feel tired and i need to clear my mind for good.


Q28 | Tell your partner what you like about them; be very honest this time, saying things that you might not say to someone you’ve just met.


F: i like the way you thinking. you’re kinda goofy and sometimes awkward. i like that.


M: i like how you look at me, you’re confident with eye contact. showing the independent feeling you have. i like that.


Q29. Share with your partner an embarrassing moment in your life.


M: my drunk-self is embarrassing, once i flirt a guy in a club and i don’t remember that moment. but all my friends remember every single detail of that moment. fuck.


F: once i farted in a lift full of people. the sound’s not that huge tho’ but the smells really bad. i almost fainted myself.


M: you’re dirty woman.


F: hahaha, i am!


Q30 | When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?


F: in front of people? at my best friend’s wedding, two weeks ago. by myself, probably 2 days ago. i don’t know why but i feel lonely at that time and i started to cry.


M: in front of people? at my mom’s funeral, 2 years ago. by myself, last night, while watching some random youtube.


Q31 | Tell your partner something that you like about them already.


M: i like your smile, that almost grin smile. looks evil. hahaha.


F: i like your eyes. you have a strong look.


Q32 | What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?


F: i’m not sure, but i think for me, bad jokes is depends on how’s people feeling at that time the jokes throwed. because you know, not anyone have the same emotion everytime. but if i have to say, i hate sexist jokes.


M: for me anything can be a joke. but you can always choose to not laugh at any jokes that you find it disrespecting others.


Q33 | If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? Why haven’t you told them yet?


M: uuumm, i wanna say a big FUCK YOU to my boss face. why i haven’t told them? well, you know, i still need the job, i can’t shit where i eat, right? Hahaha.


F: i wanna say i love you to my friend. why i haven’t told them yet? he’s already married. i just can’t said that.


Q34 | Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save any one item. What would it be? Why?


F: a scarf my best friend’s gave to me before she passed away.


M: did i already save my phone yet? if no, then it is.


Q35 | Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing? Why?


M: my mom. because she’s everything to me. losing her is like losing my half life.


F: i still have my core family, but when my grandma passed away, that’s bothering me for a while. because she’s taking care of me since i was kindergarten until she’s gone. yeah, probably that’s it.


Q36 | Share a personal problem and ask your partner’s advice on how he or she might handle it. Also, ask your partner to reflect back to you how you seem to be feeling about the problem you have chosen.


F: can we share this off the record?


M: sure.


– fin –



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