when talking to person and the eye contact seems too intense
it causes slight discomfort to some.
(unless youre one of those couples that is insanely obsessed with your partner, and soulful eyes happen during breakfast chitchats and cellular phone commercials.)
he: "and i think traveling there will bring me like, happiness"
she: ... (looks away uncomfortably)
he: "are you okay?"
she: ... (he was so doing soulful eyes)