The Best Topics to Talk About With a Girl to Keep Her Interested

topics to talk about with a girl

So you meet a girl, and you like her. But you’re tongue-tied. Well, that can be a problem, huh? Here are some topics to talk about with a girl.

Even if you had the looks, the fancy suit, or the expensive car, if you can’t keep a conversation with a girl, you’ll lose to the next guy who’s good at it. Girls love themselves a nice chat, and a guy with superb conversation skills is more likely to get into a woman’s good graces if he’s creative in his use of words, and knows the right topics to talk about with a girl.

It is through conversations where a girl gets to know you, how you think, and if she’ll consider being with you in the end. And of course, you can’t even ask for her name or get her number without talking to her. That’s why a conversation is the first step to winning the girl.

The art of conversing with a lady

If you’ve ever been on a first date or approached a girl randomly, you’ll be familiar on how painfully awkward it can get if the conversation drifts off into silence. It is for that reason that thinking of a conversation topic is far more challenging than planning where to take her on a date.

Furthermore, there’s the obvious reason that men and women talk differently. You can’t use the same topics that you talk about with your buddies to a girl you’re pining for. That is why, aside from having a big bunch of topics in your list, knowing when to bring them up is equally important in the art of conversation. [Read: Things to talk about with a girl – 43 conversation starters]

Here are some things to keep in mind when you’re learning about what topics to talk about with a girl.

– Know your level of familiarity with the girl. Asking something way too personal when you’ve just met is not only rude, but can be passed off as creepy. Yes, we know that you’re interested in her, but it isn’t time for topics reserved for people with a close relationship.

– Know the “what,” “when,” and “where.” Talking about the atrocities of the Syrian war while you’re on a dinner is not a good idea, so does bringing up your ex-girlfriend when you’re spending time together on a date.

– The basics of communication. Be a good listener and don’t interrupt her when she’s talking, and make eye contact during a conversation. Pretty much the elementary stuff you learned at school. [Read: 15 things guys do that are a big turn off for girls]

Here are some topics to talk about with a girl

There is such a wide variety of topics to talk about with a girl that it can get overwhelming. So let’s separate them into categories, starting with small talk and casual topics to talk about with a girl. [Read: How to keep a conversation going with a girl you really like]

Small talk and casual topics

If you’re talking with a girl you’ve just met or if you’re acquaintances who are not really that close, these are a good set of topics to warm up. Well, you can’t expect her to bare all her secrets and personal matters to you at the beginning, right?

#1 How her day went. The easiest opener to a good conversation is to ask her how her day was. And you don’t let it end on “just fine” or “quite good.” You can follow up by asking if anything interesting happened the past days. If she mentions anything worth prying into, that could be a great follow-up topic.

#2 Hobbies. Asking what she does for fun in her spare time is a good topic if you want to look for things you have in common. It is the most casual way to make a connection by looking for a common ground where you can keep the conversation going. Does she play an instrument? Write poetry? Travel a lot? The possibilities are endless. [Read: Six easy conversation starters that you can use anywhere for a good conversation]

#3 Art, music, movies, and books. Another good centerpiece of conversation is to pick on her sense of culture. Like hobbies, talking about the Humanities is a good way to get to know each other. However, don’t limit this into favourite bands, authors, and directors.

You can go further by talking about which of these inspire her along with places of interest such as film and music festivals, writing groups, etc. If you think about it, just a conversation on movies alone is a goldmine for a good conversation. From favorite titles, you can drift to memorable movie lines and favorite movie soundtracks.

#4 Travelling. Most people love to travel, and women are more likely to love travelling than men. Talking about the places you’ve been and the places you want to visit can be an interesting topic for conversation. From most memorable places, you two can delve into the details and describe the culture, the locals, and the sights. [Read: Drawing a blank? Try these 25 conversation starters]

#5 Food and drink. Everybody drinks and eats, and some may be a little more passionate and gourmet than the average person. Nonetheless, each has their favorite food joint or secret family recipe to share and even brag about to others. If you’re clever enough, guide your topic to include your favorite craft restaurant choices to pitch on your next date. This is one of the easiest topics to talk to talk about with a girl. [Read: How to make a girl laugh, smile and like you instantly]

Deep and Intimate topics

If you think that you’re in a position to talk about more sensitive and personal topics, go ahead. As mentioned, it all depends on your level of familiarity and closeness with the girl.

More intellectual and personal topics in and of themselves are a form of shared intimacy where you let your guard down a bit to share a piece of you to the other person. Use them cautiously though and don’t judge! [Read: How to keep a conversation going with the opposite sex]

#6 Family. Family members are a safe place to start when trying to get into deeper conversations. Asking how her family is like is a sign that you’re genuinely interested in her, and it can drift off to childhood memories, the old hometown she grew up in, and of course, school life.

#7 Her passions, dreams, and aspirations. Start off with asking her about her current occupation. Is she working to save up for something? Planning to stay and go up the ladder? After that, ask her what she really wants in life.

To a woman, a guy asking about her dreams and goals instead of her previous relationships is quite the charmer. It shows that you are genuinely interested in more than the physical and emotional aspects of her, and you are curious about what makes her “tick.” [Read: 18 foolproof ways to make a girl fall in love with you]

#8 Relationships in general. Talking about relationships does not mean prying about her exes or her sex life. When you break this topic open, it should be about how you view relationships, or juicy relationship stories that women love.

Yes, relationship talk is a quick way to get a woman down for a conversation. They just love the romance, the sensitive boys they dream of dating, and getting back together from a breakup. This is always one of the best topics to talk about with a girl. [Read: 15 atypical secrets you need to know to impress a girl]

#9 What you like about her. When the mood is right, you can let the conversation drift towards her personality and not on some third-party topic. It is the ultimate way to show that you are interested by telling her what you think about her. It could be your observations on her unusual but endearing mannerisms, the ways she talks, speaks, and looks at you. It is complimenting and flirting rolled into a single statement.

[Read: 15 secrets to flirt with girls and many anyone fall for you]

Aside from a good listener, women are also charmed by a good conversationalist. Men should take note of this important detail when figuring out the best topics to talk about with a girl.

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Paul Timothy Mangay
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