Being Affected exercise

Being Affected: There’s power in being vulnerable enough to accept another player’s perspective.

Suggested Exercises:

HITCHHIKER – One player starts, driving a bus, expressing an emotional perspective (“I love the South”). A second player enters the scene, boarding the bus with a contrasting emotional perspective to the driver (“The South scares me”). Gradually the driver accepts and embraces the hitchhiker’s perspective, and the two come into agreement. a third player enters as a new hitchhiker, boarding the bus with a new contrasting emotional perspective (“I think Mississippi’s beautiful”). The driver and the first hitchhiker gradually accept and embrace this new perspective. Repeat with another hitchhiker.
Variations:
• Let the driver leave and have the car rotate around as more hitchhikers are added

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