We feel affection and fondness (Storge), friendship (Phileo), and romance (Eros) depending on the type of relationship as we learn how to love unconditionally (Agape) in any circumstance. Our soul families are here to help us learn unconditional love.
Ah soulmates – those fortunate people we believe are meant for each other as if they share a magical mystical connection.
Happy couples who seem more compatible and contented in every way.
Yet even though romance often comes to mind first, there are as many kinds of soulmates as there as types of love or kinds of relationships.
The purpose of human life is to return to unconditional love.
We meet again and again to jointly heal old patterns and issues, ultimately at the soul level.
That means that anything needing healing will bubble to the surface in every type of soulmate relationship.
Being with a soulmate does not shield us from being human.
In fact, the opposite may be true as those needs reveal themselves.
Being with a soulmate does give us a means to address those needs.
The relationships we create with soulmates, romantic and otherwise, fall into four main categories, depending upon the role that soul is playing in this particular life: Each type of soulmate relationship is essential for ultimate healing.
Treasuring them for the unique roles they play helps avoid the sense of victimhood that can arise with healing experiences.