We all have many different soulmates during our lifetime. Soulmates have a profound impact on our lives, are deeply meaningful, and are intensely connected to each other.
Soulmates don’t always stay in our lives for as long as we want, and some leave faster than we want.
Is there anything more rewarding than meeting someone and immediately feeling a connection, as if you’ve known them all your life? You are soulmates with these people. It’s true, there are different kinds of soul mates. You will recognize or resonate with someone as your soulmate when you meet them. Soulmates come in various types and each one plays a vital role in your emotional, spiritual, and personal growth.
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When you’re around some people, do you feel like you were meant to meet them or that they just make you feel comfortable? You may occasionally be driven nuts by those same people or even get your deepest transformation wounds from them. You may often refer to such people as soul mates, or those with whom you have an enduring bond.
Types of soul mates:
Soulmates can be of many different types – some come in to teach us something, some to redirect us to somewhere else, and others who pass us for the briefest of seconds yet pull on our hearts like we have known them forever.
Here are the 12 types of soulmates you’ll meet and fall in love with in your lifetime.
1. Romantic soul mates
Having given intuitive readings to clients throughout the world, there are a few things I know for certain, as Oprah would say. We have a possibility of partnering with someone we fall in love with when we enter a significant romantic relationship. The relationship is giving us an opportunity to heal, learn, and grow, and that is a fact. Relationships with romantic soul mates can be challenging and painful even in the best of times. In the beginning of a romance, two souls are both entering a classroom.
2. The Friend Soul mate
When you are young, you tend to form these kinds of soulmates, but as you get older you may discover new soulmates in your friends. The two of you will always be soulmates, no matter where in the world you live. When you reunite after a long separation, you pick right up where you were when you left off. It is these soulmates with whom you feel most at home, with whom you can share anything and know your innermost secrets will always be kept private. It is also fun when you pick out the same shirt or discover the same music or that you both have similar tastes in style. You were usually a brother, sister, or cousin of these people in your family in their past lives, if you believe in past lives. You can always count on your soulmates, regardless of what they are going through.
3. Companion soul mates
Soul mates don’t all have to be romantic. They can be equally important to you as your companion soul mates. You’ll want interesting, supportive companions for the trip, just like the characters in an epic story pick up companions along the way, if you consider earthly life to be a temporary quest for the soul, as some spiritual people do. Imagine them as spiritual companions who, by being in your path, are able to provide you both with love and encouragement in order to help you through your earthly adventure. Soul mate friendships are important, don’t underestimate them. No matter how long or how short a time they are in your life, soul companions are vital. Soul mates are the equivalent of food and water to the human body.
4. Soul partners
A soul mate is the most common kind of soul mate with whom you agree to partner during this lifetime. As best friends, in-laws, parents, or business partners you may have vowed to raise children together. An ideal soul partner could be someone you have known intimately for all your life—such as a beloved sibling—or someone you haven’t known that much for a short while—such as an influential person in your industry who gives you your big break. A soul partner is someone who is specifically designed to aid you in this life from an emotional and professional standpoint or in any other way you may require to achieve the goals and achieve the experiences your soul intended for this life. Soul partnerships remind us that we cannot do this life alone, and they reinforce the beautiful, masterful, and intricate way our lives are bound together.
5. Past-life soul mates
Whether you believe in past lives is a matter of faith. Weird to meet someone that feels instantly familiar because we don’t understand what makes us feel like we know them or have already met them. Strangers can also be subjected to this. One glance into their eyes tells you everything you need to know. Souls often recognize others from past lives when they do this. Soulmates can also overlap each other and any other type. The twin flame soulmate definitely overlaps with this. When we come across our soulmate from a previous life, it’s like hearing confirmation that we are on the right path. You’re doing the work and, according to Divine Timing, everything will work out for the best when you’re showing up from another place and time.
6. Karmic soul mates
When it comes to karmic soul mates, they are sometimes referred to as wrecking balls. But a better way to think of karma, rather than as good or bad, is as a simple system of cause and effect. Cause and effect are very much a part of the earth plane. Our interaction with other people creates karma all the time, both small and significant. Whenever you interact with another person, you create energy that can eventually become karma. There is nothing to fear, but it is important to be mindful. Karmic relationships can play a role in our lives as change agents who facilitate opportunities for growth and evolution to improve our karma (the way we operate in our lives and the world) by providing opportunities. Embrace the idea that the soul is constantly evolving, growing, and craving new experiences.
7. Twin flames
Often referred to as twin flames, this term refers to an intense connection between two souls, and in some cases they believe they are actually two souls split into two bodies. There is a theory of twin flames that tells us they can love, challenge, teach, and heal each other in a way that is unique and powerful. Nevertheless, Whitehorse reminds us not to feel like another person is necessary to complete us. It’s important to remember that fitting people into a certain category in your life, including spiritual categories, can have a negative impact. It’s true that some people believe the twin flame is a more romantic experience than any other, but every relationship you enter with someone — whether it’s romantic or not — can help you achieve enlightenment.
8. Soul families and soul groups
Soul families are a way for many souls to come together as one. Family can manifest in this lifetime as actual family members, like a cousin who is not just a relation of your soul, but also if you work toward common goals around the world working for a similar cause or if you experience spiritual seekers working for a similar cause. Sometimes one soul is sent to earth to try and heal a family lineal imbalance, such as addiction, abuse, or disease.
9. Lover Soul mate
Being in a stable, passionate relationship with this soulmate can be a life-changing experience. It is impossible not to feel a chemistry with this person, something that other people can also sense. The relationship between lovers with different spiritual frequencies can nevertheless be tumultuous. While the physical attraction and soulful longing are there, there is usually a mismatch between maturity and intellect. Relationships can be complicated by connections, especially if one of the parties is already committed. If you are fortunate enough to find your twin flame, these feelings are usually fleeting. Both parties benefit from these connections when passion is sparked. Passion can provide you with a renewed sense of purpose and excitement, allowing you to break away from the mundane routines you’ve been stuck in. When you find your soulmate and clear any blocks you have in your sacral chakra, you are often encouraged to be creative.
10. Kindred spirits
Like-minded people aren’t necessarily soul mates, but they can be. A kindred spirit is someone who understands you deeply. You may experience a kindred spirit when someone shares similar spiritual beliefs as you or agrees completely with your point of view. In addition to having similar life experiences to you, a kindred spirit may be someone who is also married to a working artist and teaches elementary school. When you’re with someone who understands and you’re with someone who does too, it’s incredibly peaceful.
11. Soul contracts
A soul contract is an agreement you make on a soul level to fulfill certain tasks in this lifetime, according to spiritual teacher and intuitive Robert Ohotto. Mentoring a particular child or writing a certain book might be in your soul contract. If you’ve signed one of these contracts, you can renegotiate it. If the dynamic is toxic, change it or leave. You can make it through those difficult moments when you have the vision and determination to follow your soul’s call to start a business. Learning to follow your intuition is the key to knowing whether something or someone in your life has a soul contract with you.
12. The Teacher Soul mate
Occasionally people appear in your life to help you with transitions or dilemmas and you are compelled to reach out to them. Initially, you may wonder if this relationship will be a romantic one, but you gradually realize that this person either has been through similar struggles to you or has just recently gone through some trial similar to your own. This type of soulmate is sometimes called a “mirror soulmate”. As a result, you are reminded why you need to see. Unless you are ready for what these soulmates are displaying to you, they can be somewhat painful at times. You will, however, learn something invaluable from these teachers that will change your outlook, your beliefs, and your way of acting. The same
can be said of this relationship. Often, this is a temporary relationship, and once a person has learned the lessons they must learn, the connection fades and this person is rarely seen again. The relationship can also evolve into one of the other soulmate types.
Understanding the type of soulmate relationship you have with your deeper connections can help you understand how to communicate with them and how to deal with them. We are intricate beings, and when we find someone who understands us, we know we’ve found a relationship worth cultivating and honoring. We can synchronize our destiny with gratitude for the unique people we encounter in our lives.