Get Personal Over Hot Chocolate By Asking These Iconic Questions
- Cook & Bake
Start your evening off by making hot chocolate bombs, a delicious and fun warm treat. Unlike the packaged powder of the old days, this cocoa mix comes in a sphere of chocolate that dissolves in hot milk, revealing chocolate, marshmallows, and any other fillings you want to put in there. You can even sneak in surprises for one another to experience later.
As you sip your hot cocoa and watch the little chocolate shells open up, you can open up emotionally with your partner. Mandy Len Catron’s Modern Love essay, detailing her experience asking a friend questions from a study by the psychologist Arthur Aron (and others) to get to know her companion, went viral for how it brought her and her friend closer. Get to know your partner by exploring these questions, split into three sections with increasing intimacy. While some answers might be obvious, you just might be surprised by what you can learn about one another.