Sometimes starting a conversation can be difficult and you always lead to politics or the weather. Try some of these conversation starters and see where the stories begin.
What are your top 5 favorite movies of all time?
What is your favorite book that you have read?
What do you think the best age to be is? Why?
How did you choose your childrens (pets) name?
What's something in your life that you are really good at?
What was your favorite thing to do as a child?
What moment in history do you most vividly remember? Where were you? What were you doing at that time?
What was your favorite job that you have done?
Where was your favorite trip?
If you could going anywhere where would you go?
Listening to someone is an act of kindness. Ask them about their story it will benefit both of you and make time together more enjoyable.