Do you ever find yourself on a date with no idea what to talk about other than topics that are going to create disagreement and tension between you and your date? Isn’t it always better to keep things light and fun during a date and avoid those non-confrontational topics that make you feel like you’re on a date rather than a talk show? Well, fear not, because there are more than enough happy and pleasant conversation topics to keep you engaged without causing a stir or getting anyone upset.
Of course, the first step in finding non-confrontational conversation topics is to know which topics to avoid. At the top of that list are topics like religion and politics, which generate topics that few people will agree on, and almost always breed strong responses from people. Even if you know where a person stands on such issues, it’s always possible that a new topic will come up and become a point of contention. On top of the polarizing topics of religion and politics, other topics to avoid include money and family, two issues that often cause people to get defensive, causing confrontation. [Read more…]