Soulmates: different souls that we encounter on our path that are cut from the same “energetic cloth” as us and are sent to help awaken and challenge us so we can become the best versions of ourselves.
Twin Flames: when our own “energetic cloth” grows so big with love that our energy splits into two. This other half becomes our Twin Flame. This often occurs over many, many lifetimes.
The higher purpose of a Soulmate relationship is the growth and evolution of ones own consciousness, whereas the higher purpose for Twin Flames is creating a higher vibration and consciousness for the entire planet through ascending together.
Essentially, Soulmate relationships help us to raise our own consciousness, whereas Twin Flame relationships have the effect of raising the consciousness for the entire planet.
More often than not, you will work with both Soulmates and Twin Flames over the course of many lifetimes.
Everyone has Soulmates but not everyone has a Twin Flame.
When Twin Flames come together, it is often to achieve something on an energetic level to help expand the consciousness of the planet.
Usually when Twin Flames unite, there is a strong desire for them both to create something together that is going to help raise the consciousness of the planet.
It often takes many lifetimes for Twin Flames to achieve this, so it could be possible that you meet your Twin Flame, but are unable to complete your mission together just yet.
Once you have both learnt to master the relationship, you will both ascend together and complete your work away from the physical dimension of earth.
Unlike Soulmate relationships, Twin Flame relationships often don’t focus too much on “challenges” and instead focus more on growth.
While Soulmate relationships can be awakening and can help you to discover who you truly are, Twin Flame relationships are about coming together for the service of others.
With Twin Flame relationships, the magnetic pull is always going to be there on a strong level. With Soulmates, the magnetic pull may change in strength depending on where you are both at in your evolution.
- Feel fated or “destined” in some way
- The relationship does not need to be romantic, although it can be
- There is a strong connection that may change or fluctuate in intensity
- There are often challenges presented in order to change or shift things in your life
- The relationship brings about a strong life lesson or a change in your life path
- The relationship can uncover and release past pains, hurts and traumas so healing can occur
- There can be a strong past life connection
- The relationship may not last or may feel different once the lesson has been learnt
- The relationship helps you to awaken to a higher level of consciousness or spirituality
Twin Flame Relationships:
- Feel fated or “destined” in some way
- The relationship does not need to be romantic, but there is often a connection felt on all levels
- There is a strong connection that feels constant and stable
- There are challenges but they are more about the “self” than the other
- The relationship brings about a desire to team up together in order to create
- The relationship almost forces you to respond with love as a way to survive together
- There can be a strong past life connection together and if highly advanced, it could feel as if it is both your last lifetime on earth
- Whether you are romantically involved or not, you will always feel a strong connection to this person, but you don’t need to be around each other to experience the connection
- The relationship helps to prepare your for ascension into another dimension and helps to instil a higher consciousness for the planet
Often soulmate relationships are experienced on a mind, body and soul level, whereas Twin Flame relationships are experienced on a mind, body, soul and celestial/Universal level.
There are also no real rules with this, so the ultimate way to determine the difference between Soulmates and Twin Flames is to follow your own intuition and what feels right to you.
Sometimes it can be difficult to determine the difference, however away from labels, it doesn’t really matter what type of relationship you are in as long as it feels good to you.
What is a Twin Flame?
When you reach a certain level of consciousness or a higher frequency level in one life, your soul has to split into two in order to come back down into a physical body.
This means that there are essentially two of you roaming the earth. Both of you are in a way, half the energy that you originally were.
This other half of your energy is your Twin Flame, and when the two of you cross paths or meet it is like you instantly feel whole again.
So, where does that leave soul mates? Soul mates are cut from the same cloth. Imagine a huge blanket of energy and your soul is cut out of that blanket. The other souls that come from the same blanket as you are soulmates and can be friends, family and lovers.
A Twin Flame however is when that single cut, or that single soul begins getting bigger and bigger to the point where it needs to be cut itself into two different energies.
Once these two Twin Flame energies finally merge again, no matter how many cycles of reincarnation it takes, the cloth gets bigger and eventually forms new souls.
Think of it like a seed, spreading and creating more flowers as it germinates.
This energetic split does not happen to everyone. It only happens to those who have reached a certain frequency or level of consciousness.
In each “twin” there is a magnet that sort of attracts the two of you together (like attracts like), and you can meet at any time, at any stage of your life journey.
When you come together, the relationship is very, very intense. This is because you are not only dealing with the “baggage” in your own mind and body but you also have to deal with your “baggage” in another body.
This means that the two of you not only see yourself in each other, but you also see your opposite traits and flaws. Almost like looking into each other is like looking into a mirror.
To get an idea of how intense the relationship would be, think about all the baggage that you have to deal with in your own mind and in the container of your own body. Well, imagine having two of those containers it’s like there is double or even quadruple the “baggage” to sort through.
Now, this doesn’t mean Twin Flame relationships won’t work. They can definitely work, and the two of you can definitely live together in harmony however, this is all dependent on whether the two of you have learnt to love yourselves first. Because essentially, your Twin flame is you.
Twin Flame relationships are usually romantic because there is an attraction on all levels, including a sexual attraction.
When you meet your Twin Flame, there is an instant feeling of “knowing” and connection. People might comment that you look-alike or that you look “good together.” Often, the two of you will have very similar personalities and reflect the light and shadow sides of each other.
Sometimes you may not be able to recognize your Twin Flame because you have not been able to regain the same level of consciousness you acquired before you split into two.
Think of it this way…. you live one lifetime understanding a higher frequency and higher vibration, but suddenly you lose half of this and come into physical form with half the energy or consciousness you once had.
This can manifest in your early childhood years as feeling out-of-place, like you don’t belong, frustrated about the world and highly inquisitive. You may even feel depressed or have an awakening early on. You may also have highly enlightened visions or thoughts at a young age, even if you were not exposed to it.
Being at a lower frequency or vibration and having to regain your “consciousness” is a challenge that you have to overcome this time around, and sometimes it can take multiple lifetimes in order to reach the stage that you were once at.
As soon as your Twin Flame is created, you enter Earth at the same time or within a few years of each other. The only exception to this would be if you have had to reincarnate multiple times in order to properly connect with each other.
If you have a Twin Flame you will meet in every lifetime, regardless of your level of consciousness. But, whether the two of you can make it work will depend on your frequency and essentially how much you have learnt to love yourself unconditionally.
Essentially it all comes back to self-love.
Note: This post is a reprint, but it is very relevant. Read with an open mind.