A soulmate is someone whose soul energy is aligned with your soul energy. This person has been assigned to your life to awaken and challenge various parts of you, and to make you more conscious and aware. Once you have learned the lesson you were supposed to learn from your soulmate, you are usually physically separated.
A life partner, on the other hand, is a friend and companion. This individual is reliable and secure, and you can turn to them for help when you need it most. You and your life partner equally respect one another. You love each other very much and easily sense what each other wants and needs.
Yet, many people have an overwhelming desire to meet their soulmate. Some people even ask their friends and family when they will meet their soulmate. The question often comes from a place of fru
stration and sadness.
The truth is that we’ll encounter many soulmates in life. Each soulmate may have a different look, but they all share a common purpose–to guide you into a higher state of consciousness by increasing your awareness.
Soulmates only arrive when we are ready for them, and never appear to us before we are fully prepare to learn the lessons they will teach. It is common for soulmate relationships not to last forever. These relationships can be very intense. At times, there is a karmic force that seems to disappear once the lesson has been learned.
Your soulmate doesn’t have to be someone you’re in a romantic relationship with. A friend or family member can also serve as a soulmate. Even so, you’ll still feel a very strong connection to the person.
When some people desperately wait for a soulmate, they don’t realize what they’re really asking for. Asking for a soulmate means developing a higher consciousness. When a person doesn’t fully understand this concept, it can keep his/her soulmate from appearing.
To truly connect with your soulmate, you have to first connect with your soul. You have to start making decisions that feel right for you, and taking time to get to know yourself. Once you start to live as your authentic self, you’re on the path to meeting your soulmate.
However, if you’re not looking to learn more spiritual lessons and simply want to find someone to share your life with in a practical way, you may be searching for a life partner. Life partners are friends or companions that you are strongly connected to. While you may not have a soul connection, you do have trust and respect for a life partner. You and your life partner understand one another, and your partner is considerate of the things that you want and need.
Yes, you’ll still be learning lessons from your life partner. However, many of these lessons will guide you through your own spiritual journey.
Unlike meeting your soulmate, you don’t usually have to prepare from a spiritual perspective to meet your life partner. You just have to be physically present, and prepare your mind and body for the relationship.
Remember that your soulmate can also be your life partner. You could also start to develop a soul connection with your life partner over time. Here are some characteristics to consider in each relationship.
-You feel a deep connection to your soulmate, as though you have known them for years, even if you just met
-You have flashbacks that cause you to feel that you and your soulmate have been with each other before
-You and your soulmate think very similarly and understand one another very well
-Even when you and your soulmate are physically apart, you are in sync.
-You have some of the same habits, or had similar habits as children.
-Because of your intense connection, you often experience extreme highs and lows.
-You often do and say things you thought you’d never do, because the connection between you and your soulmate brings things out of you that you didn’t know were there.
-Major changes and shifts take place in your life when you first meet your soulmate
-You and your soulmate may not stay together, but you’ll always love each other
-You and your life partner share many of the same values and are attracted to one another.
-Everything you learn about each other seems exciting and interesting.
-You don’t have excessive highs and lows in your relationship. You and your life partner get along like best friends.
-You and your life partner have similar spiritual beliefs.
-You and your life partner feel financially and emotionally stable together.
-The relationship with your life partner requires that you both be physically in order to create new memories to cherish.
-You feel the need to make your relationship substantial by getting married and starting a family.
At various points in our lives, we’re going to desire and require various forms of relationships. No type of relationship is worse or better than another. As long as you’re following your heart when pursuing your relationships, you can’t go wrong.