A WEEKEND IN BRISTOL IN PHOTOS AND SELECTED QUESTIONS FROM ARTHUR ARON'S SET THAT 'LEAD TO LOVE'

  1. 3. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?
  2. 7. Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?
  3. 13. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?
  4. 14. Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?
  5. 19. If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?
  6. 17. What is your most treasured memory?
  7. 18. What is your most terrible memory?
  8. 8. Name three things you and your partner appear to have in common.
  9. 11. Take four minutes and tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.
  10. 16. What do you value most in a friendship?
  11. 10. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?
  12. 2. Would you like to be famous? In what way?
  13. 23. How close and warm is your family? Do you feel your childhood was happier than most other people’s?
  14. 35. Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing? Why?
  15. 34. 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?
  16. 36. 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.
  17. 21. What roles do love and affection play in your life?
  18. 33. 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?
  19. 30. When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?
  20. 4. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?
  21. 29. Share with your partner an embarrassing moment in your life.
  22. 12. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?