In our lifetime, we meet many people and make many new relationships and often end up mixing up those bonds. Two of the most common relationships are ‘Soulmate’ and ‘Life partner’. People tend to mix them up and a soulmate and a life partner may seem to hold the same meaning, but they are totally different.
A soulmate is someone that is connected at a deep level, they come in your life to stir your soul, awaken the consciousness and transcend to a higher level. They come in our lives when we are ready and not anytime sooner. Their arrival depends on when we are ready to manifest the lessons that we are destined to fulfill.
Soulmate relationships are not forever, once the lessons have been learned, physical separation usually occurs. Soulmates can be a family member, a friend, or any of the relatives and not necessarily a romantic partner.
A life partner is someone who you walk with hand in hand, a stable and secure individual who you can lean on, put your faith and trust in, and depend on through the journey of life. They grow and learn with you, there is a mutual feeling of love and respect and you both are in sync with each other’s needs and wants.
Here Are The Differences Between A Soulmate and A Life partner
1. A brief colorful moment vs bliss for a lifetime.
Love with a soulmate is a moment of bliss at dawn with the sky colored in Aurora and fireworks delighting your eyes, but soon you realize that those fireworks have left burns on you. A long-lasting love with a soulmate is almost impossible as there will come many obstacles. It requires a lot of hard work and effort to make it work and still, the chances of success are very low.
Whereas life partners are like the dusk of spring morning accompanied by a fresh breeze that sends a signal of happiness through your spines. Life partners are there in your life to lift you up and make you happy, they are there to stay. Each day the love and connection deepen, and each day you feel more loved, happier, and safe. They are not fireworks but the warmth in your heart. Happiness that matters, a happiness that lasts.
2. Instant connect vs taking its time.
Upon the arrival of your soulmate, you will feel a connection between you two instantly; it’s a feeling as if you have known each other for years. The chemistry and understanding are so good that you will feel like ‘Yes! He/she is the one’. But relationships with soulmates are full of struggles and chaos. By the time your relationship had walked some distance, you both will be unhappy and end up in a destructive position.
Life partners take their time, they uncover your insecurities, fears, likes, dislikes one by one, and know about you. They connect with you slowly and try to understand everything about you. They are calm and your relationship with them is calmer and safer. You feel more relaxed and let things unfold itself. You have a sense of safety and reliability which you cannot find in a relationship with a soulmate.
3. Guiding you vs walking with you.
Soulmates are not necessarily your lovers, they can be a member of the family, a friend, or anyone. They come in your life to guide you, to show you the correct path. They teach you lessons that are most necessary to learn at that point in time and once the lessons have been imparted they disappear from your life.
A life partner is there to walk hand in hand with you. They are there to support you throughout life. They will stick around through all ups and downs. They will push you to excel and do well in life and they will always be around rooting for you and lifting you up.