“Soulmates aren’t the ones who make you happiest, no. They’re instead the ones who make you feel the most. Burning edges and scars and stars. Old pains and pangs, captivation and beauty. Strain and shadows and worry and yearning. Sweetness and madness and dreamlike surrender. They hurl you into the abyss. They taste like hope.” ~ V.Erickson

Soulmates are the different souls that we encounter on our path that are cut from the same “energetic cloth” as us. Your soulmate can be a relative, friend or lover. Often the purpose of the Soulmate relationship is to help you both grow and evolve into your fullest potential.

Soulmate relationships can also be romantic, but not in all the cases. Soulmates can come and go from our lives as and when necessary. They are basically sent to help awaken and challenge us so we can become the best versions of ourselves.

Everyone wants to meet their Soulmate. We have many Soulmates in this life but their purpose is all the same. Our Soulmates always arrive when we are ready to learn the lessons that we were destined to fulfill. If you really want to connect with a Soulmate, you need to discover who you are, honor yourself and begin following your heart. That’s the crux!

Your soul mates usually come into your life to shake things up for you, and prepare you for the life ahead. You need to understand that your soul mate usually understands you better than anyone else and through them you become better. Your soulmates pop into your lives temporarily to remind you of whatever you have been forgetting; your writing, singing, drawing, creating, imagining, dancing or simply living as opposed to merely just existing. Sometimes they stay, and other times move on depending on the type of relationship you both shared over a period of time.

Twin Flames happen when our own “energetic cloth” grows so big with love that our energy splits into two. This other half becomes our Twin Flame. This often occurs over many lifetimes. In each twin, there is a magnet that sort of attracts the two of you together, and you can meet at any time, at any stage of your life journey. The higher purpose for Twin Flames is creating a higher vibration and consciousness for the entire planet.

When you come together, the relationship is very intense. This means that the two of you not only see yourself in each other, but you also see your opposite traits and flaws.

When you meet your Twin Flame, there is an instant feeling of connection. People might comment that you look “good together.” Often, the two of you will have very similar personalities and reflect the light and shadow sides of each other.

If you have a Twin Flame you will meet in every lifetime, regardless of your level of consciousness. But, whether the two of you can make it work for you will depend on your frequency; and that’s important to know.

More often than not, you will work with both Soulmates and Twin Flames over the course of many lifetimes.Everyone has Soulmates but not everyone has a Twin Flame. This does not mean that a Twin Flame is just reserved for a few “special people”. We are all souls sent here for a unique experience and that experience may or may not include a Twin Flame.

While we have many Soulmates, we can only have one Twin Flame. Usually when Twin Flames unite, there is a strong desire for them both to create something together that is going to help raise the consciousness of the planet. It often takes many lifetimes for Twin Flames to achieve their mission on earth. The mission is achieved only once you have both learnt to master the relationship.

In our lives, we are mostly searching for that once in a lifetime crazy type of love. One of the first relationships we usually enter into is a karmic one. Karmic relationships often are those lessons that we were unable to learn in a previous lifetime. The reality of karmic relationships is that it seems no matter how many tries we give it, it just doesn’t seem to work. The reason for this is that karmic relationships aren’t supposed to work out as we aren’t supposed to live our life with our karmic partner. The worst decision we can make in a Karmic relationship is to choose to not let go.

The most important lesson for us is that we just have to be strong enough to let them move on when the time comes, because no matter what type of relationship we are in, we shouldn’t have to chain ourselves to it. The one important thing to remember through all of these types of relationship, is that if someone is trying to move on, it’s vital that we let them go.

A Life Partner is more like a companion or friend that you feel a strong connection to. With a life partner there would be a mutual feeling of trust, understanding and respect. A life partner is someone who is dependable and someone who you are attracted to and that you love and care for.

While you will still be learning lessons from a life partner, they are more about lending support and giving you a guiding hand as you navigate through your own soul journey. It is possible to have your Soulmate also to be your Life Partner and that happens in a lot of cases.

At different times of our lives we will need and want different types of relationships. Neither is better or worse than the other, it is all a personal decision and one that you will feel guided to as long as you are following your heart.

Another area that we need to have an understanding about is the Soul Group. Your Soul Group is like your spirit family and are all the souls that were cut from the same “energetic cloth” as you. This means that you all have a specific mission and purpose to achieve that is part of a bigger vision for the Universe.

Your Soul Group is often chosen by you before you were born. Isn’t that interesting?! What’s more interesting is that the members of your Soul Group come into your life to change your world and to expand your mind. They also come to remind you of your journey, purpose and mission.

A few of us identify members of our Soul Groups as Soulmates as often there is a strong connection or familiarity upon meeting.It has been found that a time comes in your life when you feel a strong pull towards your Soul Group, as if you’re finally ready enough to meet them. When members of your Soul Group reach this same readiness, this synchronicity will bring you together. And this happens to each one of us during our lifetimes.