Vita guided questions

What did you get in trouble for when you were young?

What was your first date like?

Can you describe the neighborhood you grew up in?

Did you ever collect something when you were a child?

Tell me about your childhood best friend.

What was hard about growing up?

Did you parents have a story about you that the they loved to tell?

What were your parents like?

What kind of music did you listen to when you were young?

What was the greatest lesson your parents or caregivers taught you?

Can you tell me a great story about an ancestor of ours?

Tell me about an extraordinary day that happened at work?

Tell me about a time you laughed super hard.

What is the greatest spectacle you have ever seen?

What was the greatest historical even you lived through?

Did you travel during your lifetime? What were the most interesting trips you’ve had?

Have you ever had a supernatural experience, or an experience that could not be logically explained?

Have you ever had a near-death experience?

What person comes to mind when you hear the word “hero?”

Have you ever lived through a natural disaster?

What was the nicest or most romantic thing someone has ever done for you?

Did you and your spouse have a favorite local hangout?

Tell me about a time you fell in love with someone. How did they change you?

Did you and your spouse have common interests?

What did you learn from parenting?

In your opinion, what is the secret to a successful relationship?

What’s something you wish you were told about marriage before you went through with it?

What was something that you discovered you were good at?

Was there a time you felt you were treated unfairly?

Have you ever taken a huge risk?

Do you have a coping mechanism for stress?

What was your most joyful day?

Can you tell me a story related to food?

What is one of your greatest achievements?

Was there a time you felt that you needed to speak up, or should have spoken up?

What is something you’ve proudly checked off your bucket list?

What do you dream about these days?

What is your favorite story about me?

What do you think today’s younger generation is lucky to have?

Tell me about your favorite family tradition.