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Soulmates

We Don’t Always End Up With The Loves Of Our Lives (And That’s Okay)

Thought Catalog | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Thought Catalog

This post was brought to you by Thought Catalog and Quote Catalog.By Heidi Priebe, author of The First New UniverseI believe in Big Love.I talk and I ...

10 Fool-Proof Steps To Attract Your Soul Partner

Kristen Brown | Posted 06.27.2016 | Home
Kristen Brown

He is not going to change. She doesn't see your worth. He is not going to make you a priority. She is going to continue to cheat. You don't matter to him as much as you had hoped and no amount of sex is going to change the status of your relationship.

What I Realized After Years of Searching for My Soulmate

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 06.24.2016 | Home

He had a complicated Eastern European last name that I could barely spell, he was easily three inches shorter than me, and I was certain he was my des...

The Moment These Women Knew They Found 'The One' After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home

Anyone who is divorced can tell you that the right life partner isn't always found on the first -- or second, or third -- walk down the aisle. Below,...

If This Story Doesn't Make You Believe In Love, Nothing Will

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.07.2016 | Home

Bill and Christine were always soulmates, but "life got in the way." Growing up in the same small town, they both had crushes on each other but were t...

4 Reasons I Am Single and Happy

Dr. Courtney L. Teague | Posted 05.12.2016 | Home
Dr. Courtney L. Teague

Why is it when a woman says she is single and 31 that something is wrong with her? I just do not get it! I can't understand it to save my life. Even men have bought into this idiotic theory that a woman that is 31 and single is mentally unstable.

Soulmates or Peanut Butter and Jelly

Rubiena Duarte | Posted 03.14.2016 | Home
Rubiena Duarte

Are you the ying to their yang? Milk and Cookies? Macaroni and Cheese? Choose something that just means you are meant to be together whatever that means to you and however that looks to just the two of you. For me and my guy, it's simply Peanut Butter and Jelly.

My Butch Valentine

Georgia Kolias | Posted 02.09.2017 | Home
Georgia Kolias

I am no longer old, tired and dull. I feel joy, desire, hope, determination. With her, I am learning to be strong and vulnerable at the same time. She has shown me that I can lean on her and feel protected, and also know that I can protect myself.

Looking For Mr. Right? This Is Why You Should Stop

Joe Seldner | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Joe Seldner

I'm a big fan of hope. I've stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I've experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope.

What Defines a Successful Relationship?

Christy Jacobs | Posted 10.05.2016 | Home
Christy Jacobs

If you learned something, grew mentally, spiritually and emotionally from the relationship and can look back with love, gratitude, forgiveness and compassion -- I consider THAT a successful relationship!

Why Our Friends Make Better Soulmates Than Our Significant Others

Unwritten | Posted 10.02.2016 | Home
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Kady Braswell. At 16, I met a boy who went out of his way to send me corny jokes because he knew they were my fa...

7 Things I Learned On My Journey To True Love Post-Divorce

Jodi Meltzer | Posted 08.20.2016 | Home
Jodi Meltzer

As you may have heard, I met the love of my life through HuffPost. Who knew a mouthy manifesto I wrote after a bad post-divorce date would lead me to my very own Magic Mike? Honestly, being struck by lightening and resuscitated by Channing Tatum himself would have seemed more in the realm of possibility.

The Truth About 'Soulmates'

Dina Strada | Posted 05.01.2016 | Home
Dina Strada

Don't misunderstand me. I absolutely believe in soul mates. But what I have discovered is that just because I found someone who I connected with deeply on a soul level, it did not mean that was the person I was meant to spend the rest of my life with.

How Online Dating Can Work For You

Beverly Jiang | Posted 02.02.2015 | Home
Beverly Jiang

Flippancy aside, I realize not everyone may believe in soulmates or even marriage for that matter, but whatever your intent, do you find yourself wondering if online dating even works? I know I do.

Thanksgiving Reflections: He Saved My Life After the Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 01.24.2015 | Home
Barbara Jacoby

Each year for my favorite holiday I reflect on those things for which I am most thankful. On my list I have always included my thanks for those things...

An Argument Against Marrying Your Soulmate

Justine Borer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Home
Justine Borer

Soulmates see the world the same way. Meeting someone who can finish your sentences, maybe even right away, is powerfully enticing. Sparks fly. You feel understood.

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

OWN | Posted 06.18.2016 | Home

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...

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

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.05.2014 | Home

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 ...

The 5 Steps You Must Take When Looking for a Love That Lasts a Lifetime

Kathie Holmes | Posted 09.22.2014 | Home
Kathie Holmes

We need to stop comparing a current relationship with a past one. Doing so robs our future of having the opportunity to present us with the most amazing experiences. We judge everything that comes our way on something in our past instead of judging it on the here and now.

Emotional Affairs: Why These Hurt So Much

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 08.30.2014 | Home
Wendy Lustbader

It turns out that feeling understood on the level of the soul is far more sexy than sex itself. Restoring such excitement to the marriage is the best recourse for those who want to go on enjoying the privilege of having a partner throughout life.

Couple's 'Real Life Love Story' Is Just Like 'The Notebook'

Posted 04.10.2014 | Home

Love can do incredible things -- like allow a long-married couple, each on the verge of death, just enough time to spend their last moments together. ...

Why Most Conventional Wisdom About Love Is Bullsh*t

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 04.30.2014 | Home
Mark Radcliffe

The person who's truly right for you is probably cleverly disguised as the one you work with every day. Or the one who you've casually known in your circle of friends for five years. Who has seen you at your best and at your worst. And is still there, a big believer in your immense potential.

How Can You Tell If He Or She Is 'The One,' From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Posted 10.21.2013 | Home

Is there a surefire way to know that your significant other is "the one?" This week on Mondays With Marlo, dateologist Tracey Steinberg said that even...

The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.23.2013 | Home
Dr. Carmen Harra

Your soulmate makes you feel entirely whole, healed and intact, like no piece is missing from the puzzle. A life partner, on the other hand, can be a great supporter and long-time companion, but is limited in his or her capacity to enrich your spirit.

The 4 Biggest Myths About Marriage

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.25.2013 | Home
Jennifer Nagy

Before I got married and then divorced, I believed in all of the "happily-ever-after" fairy tales. I believed in the nonsense that rom-coms push down our throats about soulmates and forever and love at first sight.