Conversation Starters for Talking with Your Teen

  • What are two things on your bucket list? 
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 
  • What three words would you use to describe me? 
  • What is one thing I don’t know about you? 
  • Describe yourself in three words. 
  • What scares you? 
  • What is something you’ve always wanted to do but haven’t? 
  • What is your proudest moment? 
  • What are your current goals? 
  • What do you think you want to do for a living? 
  • What is your favorite family tradition? 
  • What is your biggest success? 
  • If you could have a “re-do” of any day, what would it be? 
  • How are you feeling about your sports/hobbies/commitments? 
  • Is there something I can do to help you feel more supported? 
  • If you could take one responsibility off your plate for the next week, what would it be? 
  • Is there anything you’d like for me to know?