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7.  The relationship is very intense

7. The relationship is very intense

  • There's a definite emotional charge between twin flames, and they often develop quickly because you already feel so familiar.
  • Because you are so connected at a soul level, you feel things deeper together, which often makes for more intensity and passion.

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Each Person Is Still Whole On Their Own

Each Person Is Still Whole On Their Own

Importantly, each person is still "whole" on their own, says licensed psychotherapist Babita Spinelli.

"There is a misnomer that a twin flame completes you," ...

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9.  Your connection feels divine

9. Your connection feels divine

  • When you find your twin flame, there's a certain larger-than-life quality that likely feels divine or predestined.
  • There is a feeling that you have been brought together by a higher power and that cr...

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What is a Twin Flame?

What is a Twin Flame?

Definition: A twin flame is an intense soul connection with someone thought to be a person's other half, sometimes called a "mirror soul." It's based on the idea that sometimes one soul gets split into two bodies.

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8.  You keep coming back together

8. You keep coming back together

  • "The chase" is most definitely a part of the twin flame relationship. At some point, one of you may walk away, out of fear, anger - you name it. But you'll often come back.
  • If you're in an 'on and off'-again-type relationship, it coul...

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Stage 8: Coming home

Stage 8: Coming home

  • And finally, once you've fully surrendered and accepted your destiny, your life begins, and balance feels restored.
  • Shared meaning is created, and there is more empathy and understanding in the relationship.

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Stage 1: Yearning

Stage 1: Yearning

  • Before the two of you meet, you will have an awareness that your other half is out there for you.
  • There is deep longing in this phase, and...

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11.  They push you to be and do better

11. They push you to be and do better

  • Because twin flames act as mirrors, they challenge us to do better, and oftentimes, your purposes are aligned in a way that pushes both of you to new heights.
  • It's a very expansive relationship that promotes a l...

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Stage 5: The test

Stage 5: The test

  • Your love will be put to a test, as you start to dive deep into your shadow sides.
  • All your insecurities will rear up as you start to question yourself and each other.
  • In this phase, one partner may a...

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Can you have only one twin flame?

Can you have only one twin flame?

  • Going by the commonly accepted idea that twin flames are two halves of the same whole, yes, you can have only one.
  • This is up for debate though, and it really depends on how you define twin flame.

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4.  Your insecurities and doubts are amplified

4. Your insecurities and doubts are amplified

  • "The purpose of your twin flame is to support and help you with your divine mission and purpose," notes spiritual author Shannon Kaiser.
  • "So, often this type of r...

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6.  The relationship is tumultuous

6. The relationship is tumultuous

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The 8 stages of a twin flame relationship:

The 8 stages of a twin flame relationship:

The stages of a relationship are different when it's your twin flame. Twin flame stages may be unique depending on the people involved, but there are eight common ones listed below.

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Stage 2: Meeting

Stage 2: Meeting

  • Once you meet, your world will be rocked. Prepare to fall fast.
  • When you meet, it is insane instant attraction. You often can't keep your hands off one another and think about and want to spend a ton of time with each other constantl...

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Stage 6: The chase

Stage 6: The chase

  • The chase, also called twin flame separation, is a big part of many twin flame relationships; someone will always walk away.
  • Twin flame relationships have a t...

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Are twin flames always romantically involved?

Are twin flames always romantically involved?

  • Although twin flames are typically viewed as romantic relationships, they can also be platonic soul mates.
  • The emphasis on a twin flame relationship is a spiritu...

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Can twin flames become toxic?

Can twin flames become toxic?

  • Yes, this type of relationship can be toxic as your twin flame mirrors your own issues, unhealthy habits, imbalances.
  • When twin flames are apart, they may have a hard time functioning. 
  • You may also e...

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Are twin flames meant to be together?

Are twin flames meant to be together?

  • Sometimes twin flames are meant together, but not always.
  • Because twin flame relationships are very susceptible to codependency and other toxic relationship dynamics, sometimes it's in both people's best interests to simply walk away...

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1.  When Twin Flames met, there was instant recognition

1. When Twin Flames met, there was instant recognition

  • When you first encounter your twin flame, there will be an intense sense of attraction, recognition, and longing.
  • Meeting a twin flame often feels like home.

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2.  You're very similar

2. You're very similar

  • You and your twin flame may find that you have a lot in common as far as values, past experiences, and interests.
  • Both of you may find that your past story has a lot of coincidences and ...

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3.  You complement each other

3. You complement each other

  • In those areas that you aren't similar, you'll find your differences complement each other, almost like yin and yang.
  • Their shadow, for example, will be complemented by your light, and vice versa.
  • An...

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5.  They feel magnetic

5. They feel magnetic

  • From the moment you met and still to this day, you feel drawn to them physically when they're near you.
  • When you're apart, you magnetically feel each other's presence too.
  • It's as though their energy...

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10.  You have an almost psychic connection

10. You have an almost psychic connection

  • You and your twin flame can likely communicate with just a glance, and you always know what the other is thinking.
  • You may even feel each other's emotions or symptoms.

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Stage 3: The honeymoon phase

Stage 3: The honeymoon phase

  • Yes, twin flames can have a honeymoon phase, too! In this phase, your relationship is new, meaningful, and positive.
  • How long it lasts depen...

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Stage 4: Challenges emerge

Stage 4: Challenges emerge

  • Sooner or later, core wounds emerge, and differences arise in the relationship. 
  • Often, these challenges are a reflection of the soul work the two of you need to do on your own.
  • It's often

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Stage 7: The surrender

Stage 7: The surrender

  • The chase can go on for years, but should the two of you work through all your triggers, insecurities, and challenges, eventually you may come back together.
  • This is the surrender into the relationship and ...

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How are twin flames different from soul mates?

How are twin flames different from soul mates?

  • Some people consider twin flames to be one of many types of soul mates, with twin flames being the most intense because they are, in fact, one soul...

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Does everyone have a twin flame?

Does everyone have a twin flame?

  • No. It is a rare connection, and not everybody has one.
  • Ultimately, not everyone feels that pull toward the other part of their soul because it hasn't had this split.

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The bottom line.

The bottom line.

  • Twin flame relationships are incredibly potent, powerful, and rare. But just because they're strong doesn't mean they're unbreakable - it's still important to work on a

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Lawyer turned Artist Visionary Curator & Gallerist. Empowering self-love and joy through art & words. www.innerjoyart.com 💝 Instagram : dymphna.art

Interesting idea / concept of a relationship. In the end, whatever type of relationship one is in, focus on self-compassion, self-love and growth is the most helpful. The concept of a 'mirror' is also a useful reminder for us to work on ourselves and take responsibilities in order to move forward (in life and in the relationship).

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