Many seem to wonder about the difference between a soulmate relationship and a Twin Flame Union. If you are already in a romantic relationship, or if you feel you’ve already met your Twin Flame, knowing the difference between the two will help you make sense of your experience and bring you peace and clarity.

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Twin Flames and soulmates relationships are vastly different. The term ‘soulmate’ has been featured in many movies and books. Within us, there is a deep desire to find the person that is our perfect complement, our perfect partner in life. In that context, ‘soulmate’  became the mainstream and most widely known expression used to describe meeting your romantic partner, the love of your life. 

But is this the real definition of a soulmate? Is a Twin Flame relationship a romantic one? And why would there be different types of romantic relationships? How can you differentiate between the energies of Twin Flame and soulmate? 

There are a lot of misconceptions around Twin Flames and soulmates on the Internet. In this article, we’ll debunk all of the “so-called” truths and falsehoods. By the end, you’ll know exactly what a Twin Flame is, what a soulmate is, and the main characteristics of each.

Soulmate and Twin Flame: The Definitions

A soulmate is someone that you have spent many lifetimes with, often as a spouse. Because of your closeness, you are kindred spirits but not perfect partners. In their book Twin Flames: Finding Your Ultimate Lover, Jeff and Shaleia refer to soulmates as “two people [that] relate to each other from the two different shores of their souls.” Soulmates may stay together for a time but they are not meant to be together romantically for eternity. This is the main core difference between the concepts of soulmates and Twin Flames.

Twin Flames, however, share the same soul blueprint. They are comparable to the yin yang symbol: whole unto themselves, but complete and connected to each other in every way. You do not merge with your Twin Flame because you are already One at the core, as you were created together by the Divine. This means that your Twin Flame is your greatest teacher, your best friend, your perfect partner and your Ultimate Lover. Yes, you are absolutely meant to be romantic and have sex with your Twin Flame. They are your One True Love, your True Divine romantic partner for eternity.

How Many Twin Flames And Soulmates Can I Have?

A lot of people have several soulmates. And soulmates don’t always end up being romantic partners. They can be a friend, a child, a parent or a neighbor. They are someone who you feel close to. We encounter many soulmates throughout our eternal existence and they may share one or several lifetimes with you. As you do not make the same core choices, you will naturally evolve on different paths after some “time.”

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But you only have one Twin Flame and they’re here to stay! You and your Twin Flame make the same core choices, so you will be with them for eternity. In truth, you are never separate from them. For example, you both made the core choice to incarnate on Earth at this time so you could be together. Only 3% of people don’t have their Twin Flame on Earth at this time, and it is only because their Twin Flame isn’t yet born. Going by that definition, everyone has a Twin Flame. Twin Flames are not a rare occurrence, they are the norm in the Universe.

Are Twin Flames Meant To Be Together?

Many people seem to think that Twin Flames are only meant to be in your life for a time to help you awaken and purify your soul. But it couldn’t be farther from the truth. Soulmates are the ones that are in your life to teach you a lesson or to experience joyful situations or challenges with you for a “short” amount of time.

Twin Flames however, are your Divine Counterparts. You are meant to grow deeper in love eternally together. The reason why people think Twin Flames may not last forever is because they will bring up and amplify anything that is out of alignment in your vibration. Learning to harmonize with your Twin Flame can be challenging, but having the right tools to work through these challenges will naturally bring you closer to them and into your Harmonious Twin Flame Union.

Can Soulmates Be Twin Flames?

Another widespread misconception is the notion that Twin Flames are a certain type of soulmates, rare and here on Earth for a specific purpose. However, soulmates do not share the same consciousness; Twin Flames do. Twin Flames and soulmates are, therefore, totally different and Twin Flames are actually very common. Your Twin Flame is a Divine mirror to your shared consciousness. They love you by bringing you closer to God. They are an Ascension path, one where you get to live one life with your Perfect Lover.

What Is The Role Of A Karmic Partner?

Many believe that karmic partners, or karmic soulmates are a rite of passage, a lesson that they must get or a contract that they must fulfill before they end up being happy with that person, or so they can ultimately meet and be with their Twin Flame. This is entirely false. You have no obligation to stay with a karmic partner to have your Eternal Lover, or to balance out your karma. No one can take the power of choice from you. The Twin Flame path is not one of suffering and you can choose to end your relationship with pain and separation today.

Do You End Up With Your Twin Flame Or A Soulmate?

You can choose to have a relationship with a soulmate but as previously said, Twin Flames are truly the endgame of dating, for all of eternity. By choosing to take the Twin Flame path, you choose to fall in love for the very last time and to cultivate a love that continues to grow forever.

Most of the marriage role-models we have are soulmate relationships. We are used to seeing the relationship begin with sizzling fireworks, only to fizzle out with time. With your Twin Flame, however, you can choose to have a love that never fades, lessens or dwindles. Living with your perfect partner will never be boring because they have the same core values and vision for life as you.

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Twin Flame relationships are the only relationships where you don’t need to compromise to be happy or keep your marriage afloat. When you know how to be in Union with your Twin Flame, you create a safe container where you can express upsets and heal any misunderstanding or uncomfortable feeling that comes up. But, you do not need to wait to be perfectly healed to be with your Twin Flame, you can choose to be with them now.

Which One Do I Choose: Twin Flame Or Soulmate?

When you have healed the belief that Twin Flames are painful, you will see that they were perfect for you all along. This is why it is so important to heal any fear, any rejection, 3rd party situation or the perceived runner-chaser dynamic in your Union.

By healing yourself, you make way for the wonderful and profound love story that you will never experience with anyone else but your Twin Flame. The journey is worth it, and you can have an easier experience by sharing it with like-minded people who are going through the same challenges, but are still experiencing great love in Union with their Twin flame.

If you were waiting for a sign to pursue your Twin Flame journey, this is it! Will you choose to fall in love for the very last time today?

Further Reading and Resources to Claim Your Twin Flame Union Now!

To discover more about how to move through the Ascension process to attract and maintain your Union permanently, check out Jeff and Shaleia’s Free Twin Flame Ascension Introductory Course.

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