Here's what happens when you try photographing emotions instead of poses. The couples' expressions and body language shift to express what they're feeling on the inside, no longer affected by the camera, or concerned about it, posing or wondering what to do or if they're following directions correctly. What flows forth is unconscious. It's natural.
Millennials have a bad reputation. The media tells us they are entitled, spoiled and in constant need of approval. But I agree with James Wolcott who wrote; "We may need millennials to remind us what we should have remembered from the '60s, that social change comes only once you stop playing charades."