Posts tagged "soul mates"

24 Signs You’ve Found Your Soul Mate

There are people you meet who, for no reason you can explain, you share a connection with on a deeper level than anyone else you’ve ever known. Whether you believe in the kind of a soul mate born from fiction and fairy tales, or simply hope that there is someone out there who is meant…

Tres Sugar / April 12, 2015

Seeing Your Partner As Your “Other Half” Might Doom Your Relationship

A new study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology has found that relationships, much like most things in life, are all about perspective. When you see love as a beautiful journey of growth and occasional struggle, your love life is more likely to prosper. When you want your relationship to be perfect or believe you…

Claire Hannum / August 1, 2014

Life After Dating: The Inescapable Logistics Of Love

“I just assumed that when I met my soulmate and fell in love, all of these annoying day to day things would fall into place.”

I’m on the phone with a friend of mine, who’s a couple years into a relationship that is overflowing with romance. Their pairing has everything: the meet-cute; the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 5, 2014

Girl Talk: Dreams Of My Future Self

The unexpected side effect of running into an old friend from college on the subway and falling deeply in love with Him, for me, has been a renewed interest in my past. I can’t tell you definitively why this is. Maybe it’s because I knew Him in college, and re-meeting Him after 16 years gave…

Ami Angelowicz / May 9, 2013

6 Tips For Spotting Your Soul Mate

It’s hard to use the term “soul mate” without feeling like  you should be wearing a cape and meditating over a crystal. We’ve considered the concept extensively — both independently and together over Gchat — and we are of the same mind on the matter:  Not only do soul mates exist but all of u…

Some Love Advice I Really Hate

There is a certain brand of love advice that makes me cringe as a single woman, “Follow your intuition.” Which is why a piece in the Daily Mail, featuring excerpts from Joanna Scott’s book The Love Key: How To Unlock Your Secret Powers And Find True Love, made me want to bang my head against…

Ami Angelowicz / February 14, 2011

How I Knew He Wasn’t The One

In the latest issue of Glamour, there’s this really interesting feature called “How I Knew” which features short little essays by men on “how they knew” certain things: “How I Knew I Really Would Marry Her,” “How I Knew I Was Going To Cheat,” etc. My favorite of the bunch was “How I Knew She…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 10, 2011

Girl Talk: There Is No Such Thing As “The One”

Awhile ago, I went to one of those psychic-type people. I don’t think she called herself that, but you get the point. Anyway, she said something that has stuck in my head ever since. I think I made a passing reference to finding “The One,” and she made a face.

“There’s no such…

Susannah Breslin / April 22, 2010

Girl Talk: Do You Have A Great Love Story?

I’m sitting alone in my apartment on a rainy night. I’m restless, mildly bored, and, yes, I’ll admit it, but please don’t tell anyone … lonely. It’s days like this that I’m sure that there’s no more love in store for me — all of the epically momentous possibilities must have already passed me by.

Ami Angelowicz / September 14, 2009

Girl Talk: Is Soul Mate-ism Preventing Us From Finding True Love?

I remember being a little girl and hearing my mother use the term “soul mates.”

“What is ‘soul mates’?” I asked.

“It’s beshert,” she said.

“Be-what?”

“It’s meant to be,” she explained.

Ami Angelowicz / July 8, 2009

Maybe We Could Be Soul Mates?

When I told a friend that I was in break-up recovery, she didn’t hand me the name of her therapist, she lent me her “Sex and the City” Collector’s Gift Set. I had caught reruns of the show on the few nights I watched television outside of “60 Minutes” and “Frontline,” and while I loved…

DivineCaroline.com / February 11, 2009

Amy Winehouse And Her Blake Kind Of A Cute Couple?

Here are three things that made me tear up while watching Amy Winehouse’s performance and subsequent win for Record of the Year at this year’s Grammys.
1. Her raw, balls-to-the-wall rendition of her hit “Rehab”. DListed said she looked like she had the “recovering from heroin shakes”, but I thought she was powerful and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2008