Position one.

Stand opposite another, and agree you will be synchronised
Both remember that we are all fucked up in the same ways, contorted into different shapes,
wearing different costumes
Say this out loud

Both We are all fucked up in the same ways, contorted into different shapes, wearing different
costumes.

Try each others costumes on for size
Compare and contrast, compare and contrast
Describe what it feels like to be a different person with the same problems
Agree that even when you say your life is great you still have moments of misunderstanding
where you bicker and walk in silence the rest of the way home, and don’t want to eat until
tomorrow, hit walls and don’t know the right words
Remark on each others condition, good, bad, ugly
Say what you think you do to get through the day
Realise that you are wrong.

Position two.

Smile and greet your partner, and agree you will be synchronised
Describe the features on their face, and anything that you notice immediately about them in comparison to yours
Tell them that this is the only body they will ever have, simultaneously

Both This is the only body you will ever have.

Ask them what smells reminds them of home
Tell them everything that reminds you of home, and close your eyes
Show them an inanimate object with the power to make you smile
Realise that you are right.