Let’s get one thing clear first. A soulmate isn’t necessarily someone you’re going to have a romantic connection with. That’s something that a lot of people get wrong at the start. A soulmate is someone who you can have a very deep and almost instantaneous connection with.
It’s going to feel effortless the way that the two of you are going to bond with one another. This is someone who is going to be able to feel completely at ease with. Your soulmate is the person who is going to see you for who you truly are and make you feel accepted and loved in spite of all your flaws and blemishes.
But most important of all, your soulmate is going to be the one who inspires you to always be the best possible version of yourself.
Again, it’s important to stress that a soulmate isn’t necessarily going to be someone who you have a deep romantic connection with. Sometimes, a soulmate can be manifested in the form of a friend, a sibling, a boss, a teacher, or whoever.
The point is that your soulmate could be anyone. And it’s also important to note that a soulmate relationship isn’t necessarily going to be one that is free of conflict and turmoil. Like any other relationships, two soulmates can still get into disagreements every now and then.
“A soulmate isn’t always wrapped in the perfect package, physically or in terms of life circumstances — nor does it mean that the relationship will come without challenges,” says Kailen Rosenberg, the founder of The Lodge Social Club. “Yet, the difference is that the life circumstances and the difficult challenges are a strengthening power that becomes the glue that keeps you together through the difficult times and helps each of you become your most authentic self.”
And if you’re curious to know about the signs of actually meeting your soulmate, then you might want to read on until the very end of this article.
1. You always get a sense of comfort and peace when you’re together.
You always feel so comfortable whenever you are around one another. And it’s a different kind of comfort. It’s the kind that always makes you feel so safe and secure.
2. You find a way to balance one another out.
You seem to always find a way to balance one another out in spite of your differences. You aren’t always the same on all fronts. But whatever differences you have just seemed to cancel each other out. You find a way to make your relationship work regardless.
3. You get this feeling in your gut that you’ve met your match.
Your instincts are telling you that this relationship is not like any other. Even when you’re just meeting for the very first time, your gut is already telling you that this is something special and you need to treat it as such.
4. You share the same fundamental principles and values.
You and your soulmate may not always see eye to eye on everything but you definitely share the same fundamental values and principles in life. You know that as far as the essential stuff is concerned, you have everything locked down.
5. You have seen this person at their absolute worst and you still love them regardless.
Sometimes, when you have a casual relationship with a person, you only ever really like them because you only get to see the good parts. But with your soulmate, you see everything – even the parts of them that they hate. And you love them regardless.
6. You connect so deeply that you are able to feel their pain.
You have an uncanny emotional connection with one another. You are able to connect so deeply that you are even able to feel each other’s pain. You don’t even have to be saying a single word. You know whenever the other is hurting deep down inside.
7. You know the rough patches in your relationship help you grow.
You know that even though your relationship isn’t necessarily going to be the perfect one, it’s always going to help you grow. It may not be the smoothest of rides but it’s always going to get you to where you need to be.
8. You feel like you can be completely vulnerable with this person.
You know that whenever the two of you are together, you can always just make yourself vulnerable. You trust this person enough to always just let your guard down whenever you are with them. You never feel the need to hide what is on your mind and in your heart.
9. You know that this person came into your life to teach you a valuable lesson.
And at the end of it all, you know that you’ve met this person precisely because they have to teach you an important lesson in life. This is a lesson that you need to fulfill your ultimate purpose in this world.