Soulmates are people in our lives whom we
connect with on a deep level. As the name implies, soulmates are
primarily friends of the soul. If you have found your soulmate they will
likely be the best, and truest friend, you will ever have.
You’ll be able to share everything with your soulmate, from your wildest
dreams, to your most shameful secrets. Nothing is off limits.
Spiritually, soulmates usually play a
major role in your development. It is possible for soulmates to be
platonic, romantic and/or sexual in nature. You can also have multiple
soulmates in one lifetime, hence the many love triangles we see and
There are a few different types of soulmate. Sol narrows them down in this article, but you can read a summarized version here:
Soul friends — Soul
friends are very similar to kindred spirits. However, the essential
difference between the two is that kindred spirits are more
personality-based, and soul friends are more essence-based. In other
words, soul friends share our deepest dreams, values and drives (not
just similar personalities and tastes). This is the most common type of
Soul teachers — As the
name suggests, soul teachers appear in our lives to help teach us vital
life lessons. Sometimes these lessons are taught deliberately, and other
times these lessons are unintentional. Soul teachers often appear in
the form of ex-lovers, family members, friends and even enemies.
Soul companions — This
type of soulmate is a combination of both friend and teacher. In fact,
soul companions most closely match people’s perception of what a “soul
mate” is. As confidants, soul companions deeply understand, love and
cherish us. The depth and blissful harmony that you experience in this
relationship will outshine any other that you’ve ever had.