These questions below will highlight areas of conflict you need to work on before marriage, communicate expectations, set goals to prevent infidelity and, in general, prepare you for a beautiful marriage.
How did your family deal with fighting?
What did your parents do in their relationship (whether married or unmarried) that you like?
What did your parents do in their relationship that you don't want to do in our marriage?
Do you like my parents? Siblings?
How often will we visit my family? Your family?
If I have a disagreement with your family, whose side would you choose?
Will you take care of your parents if they require in-home living when they are older?
What do you think makes a happy marriage?
In what circumstances (if any) do you feel like divorce is an option?
What do you expect to change when we get married?
What rules are we going to make to prevent infidelity?
Are we going to have date nights regularly?
Where do you see us 10 years from now?
What's more important: work or family?
When do you feel the most loved? Do you know my love language?
What will you do if someone bad-mouths me?
Do you want children?
How many children do you want?
What would do if we accidentally got pregnant?
If we were unable to have children naturally, would you be open to adoption or in vitro fertilization?
How do you feel about circumcision?
Will you help change diapers? (And help with other child-raising responsibilities?)
How do you think children should be disciplined?
How do you feel about daycare?
How will we handle parenting decisions?
Do you think our children should be in public school or home school?
Which is the bigger priority: our marriage or our children?
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