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Soul Mates

Have You Met Your Soul Mate?

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 12.19.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

"A moment of happiness, You and I sitting on the verandah, Apparently two, but one in soul, You and I." ~Rumi A question I'm often asked: how does o...

8 Profound Lessons Intimate Relationships Teach Us

Kyle Benson | Posted 09.26.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Our culture often views love as some fuzzy thing that gets passed around and makes us feel warm inside. But as we all know, this happens only part of the time. The other part is full of anxiety, confusion, and frustration.

Does Your Dog Have a Soul?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 04.14.2017 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Julie Barton calls Bunker her soulmate. They were as emotionally close as a dog and a person can be. But, to hear Barton tell it, there was more than just friendship going on here between dog and human. There was healing.

All the World's A Stage: Casting Roles with Playmates in Online and Offline Dating

Joanne Dagonese | Posted 03.07.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Joanne Dagonese

This is Part 4 of my online dating "docu-blog" series... If you'd like to catch up, start here... Going to Pick Some Greens: An Online Dating Profile....

10 Soulmate Quotes You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.27.2015 | Weddings

There are the tried-and-true quotes about soulmates that you've pinned on Pinterest, heard during wedding ceremonies and read in greeting cards again ...

Daphne Rose Kingma: Marriage Should Grow Your Soul

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 10.09.2016 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

She was one of the first people who clearly pointed out: the soul does not see a difference in religion, culture, skin color, or physical appearance. And, when people of different worlds find one another and find love together, it is the work of the soul.

I Do Not Believe In Soul Mates

Abby King | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Abby King

I've been in love, lust and like, had crushes that didn't crush back and had my heart broken. I've lost it all and won big. Throughout, I have never believed in "perfect" anything. Did I mention that I do not believe in soul mates?

The One: Myth or Reality?

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Beth Cone Kramer

Girls of any age who were brought up on a steady diet of rom-coms and Jane Austen have dreamed about meeting The One since we were old enough to play with Barbie. There's that glance from across a crowded bar. The soundtrack. The meet-cute with snappy dialogue.

This Is What True, Lasting Love Looks Like

Linda S. Haase | Posted 03.09.2015 | Weddings
Linda S. Haase

True love is what's left after the candles have burned out, the roses have died and the chocolates are gone.

Why Your Spouse And Your Soul Mate Can Be Two Different People

OWN | Posted 06.18.2016 | OWN

How many times have you heard people say they're looking for their "soul mate?" When she embarked on her now-famous Eat, Pray, Love journey, author El...

Two Words That Could Doom Your Relationship

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Decades of rom-com love stories would have you believe that the most romantic way to begin a relationship is to adorably bump into a complete stranger...

Stop Saying You Two Are 'Made For Each Other' -- It's Hurting Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce

The notion of being "made for one another" may seem romantic, but research says it's not a solid long-term line of thinking when it comes to actually ...

Couple Of 62 Years Held Hands Until The Very End, Dies 4 Hours Apart

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.01.2014 | Weddings

Sixty-two years ago, Don and Maxine Simpson made a promise to love each other forever -- and they kept that promise right up until the end of their li...

9 Signs You've Found Your Soulmate (If You Believe In That Sort Of Thing)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.27.2015 | Weddings

Mention the word "soulmate" to a group of people and you're bound to get a few eye rolls. The idea that there's one magical person for you who you'll ...

So, Your Husband Is Not Your 'Soul Mate'?

Naomi Mac Millan | Posted 08.13.2014 | Weddings
Naomi Mac Millan

The only thing that's standing in the way of your own happiness, fulfillment, satisfaction, meaning, purpose, whatever, is yourself.

Love Letters From WWII: In Memory of My Father

Janie Emaus | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Not until finding the box of three hundred or more letters written by my dad, as a young soldier, to my mom, his new bride. As I read through them, something truly magical happened again. That young couple who met on the beach came alive for me.

How Disney Sabotaged Our Love Lives

Ashley Crouch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

The widespread cultural belief in "soul mate ideology" undermines our chances at happiness because it makes us passive receivers of idyllic romantic expectations.

When Your Soul-Mate Throws a Wrench in Your Plans

Linda S. Haase | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Linda S. Haase

Every now and then, I wake up and wonder who the guy is in my bed and why there is a minivan parked in my driveway. I love the guy, and our daughter, and our cute little house in suburbia. But sometimes I do wonder how the hell I wound up in this life.

When Your Relationship Is Rocky, Look Right at Your Expectations

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

One of the best ways to think of a relationship on the rocks is to reflect on your expectations for your relationship. What are they? What is it that you really want from your partner? What could your partner do now that would -- from your point of view -- make the relationship work again?

Just Who Was This Romanian, Edward Theodoru, Any Way?

Marie Marley | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Ed came here from Romania in his mid-50s as a penniless political refugee fleeing the brutal communist regime. All they would let him take out of the country was $100, one suitcase and the clothes on his back.

Lost In Engagement: How I Lost My Mind Waiting For A Ring

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Caitlyn Becker

I thought the clouds would part and the angels would descend with a Vera Wang gown. Reality? Not so much. No one ever tells you how to handle the purgatory between knowing you found The One and Saying I Do.

Soul Mates of Karmic Connections?

Jeannie E. Javelosa | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeannie E. Javelosa

People think soul mates are always harmonious relationships involving that perfect other who looks for us through space, time, and many lifetimes to be together happily every after now.

Attracting the Wrong Person -- What Type of Energy Are You Putting Out?

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

You attract a mirror image of the energy you give out, so when you keep complaining about attracting the wrong person, you have to thank those people for shedding light on something you may need to change about yourself.

Soul Mates Don't Exist

Sadhguru | Posted 09.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you do not understand the limitations of your relationship, it gets greatly decorated, but when it crashes it becomes so ugly you cannot even walk out of it gracefully.

Why Do Divorced Couples Remarry? | Laura T. Coffey | Posted 08.27.2011 | Divorce

British novelist Iris Murdoch once said, "Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is." Could those words help to...