We walked into the room at the same time. The speaker was dreadfully boring.
After it was over we caught each others eye and with something akin to a sixth sense introduced ourselves.
Common interests, common background. Instant understanding, words were superfluous.
Something in me was validated. My existence had meaning, purpose. Another person in the wide world understood me. I was infused with a new sense of direction, of enthusiasm to be myself, because I had looked at myself through someone else's soul.