Drawing while looking into your partners eyes for a fun and quick date night idea – Love Vitamins for Relationships
All you have to do is look into your partners eyes and draw them.
Thing you need
1️⃣ 2 pieces of paper
2️⃣ 2 pens
3️⃣ 60 seconds with your partner
There are 2 simple rules
✍️ Draw a single continuous line without lifting the pen from the paper
👁️ Maintain eye contact for 60 seconds
Wanna see what we ended up drawing?
According to Research, the exposure or mere-exposure effect is a psychological artifact which states people express undue liking for things merely because they are familiar with them
- Focus on looking into your partners eyes and pay attention to the details. The activity is trying to inspire intentionality and attention towards your partner in a shared experience.
- It’s hard to maintain eye contact for that long but the mind keeps drifting away cause it loves to wander. The activity gives you an opportunity to look at each other and take a not of the details. This allows one to see specifics that you would not see otherwise.
Our inspiration for the activity was from a Ted Talk given by Wendy MacNaughton – The art of paying attention. In an invitation to slow down and look at the world around you, the graphic journalist illustrates how drawing can spark deeply human, authentic connections. Ready to try? Grab a pencil and join MacNaughton for her delightful talk. “Drawing is looking, and looking is loving,” she says.