Questions you should ask before you get married!

Rather than 10 to 15 questions, I think it is important to cover the important categories of questions. Below are the categories that I think are critical.

General categories of questions

   Out of all of the categories in the book “Lies at the Altar”, I have picked 9 areas that I think are very important to cover, and I recommend going through all of the categories in the book (Chapter 9, Eyes Wide Open - 276 Questions to ask before you marry)\


   How many hours a week do you work?

   What is your dream job?

   Have you ever been fired?


   Do you prefer and house or apartment?

   Is quiet important in your home?

   Do you need your own space in a home?


   How important is it for you to make a lot of money?

   What is your annual income?

   Do you pay alimony or child support?

   Do you believe in having a budget

   Spender or Saver?

Relationship History

   Do you have children from previous relationships?

   Have you been engaged before but did not go through with the marriage?


   What sexual activities do you enjoy the most?

   Do you feel comfortable initiating sex?

   Have you ever been sexually abused or assaulted?

   Is sexual fidelity an absolute necessity in a good marriage?

   Do you enjoy viewing pornography?


   Do you want children? When? How many?

   Do you believe in spanking a child?

   Who is responsible for birth control?

Extended Families

   Are you close to your family?

   Are you or have you ever been alienated from your family?

   Do you have a difficult time setting limits with your family?


   Is it important for your partner to accept and like your friends?

   Do you have a difficult time setting limits with friends?


   Are you an animal lover? Cat or dog?

   Do you consider pets members of your family?


   Do you believe in a god? 

   Do you have a current religious affiliation?

   How important is it to you for you children to be raised in your religion?

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