I’m exposing the limitation of the accepted definition of soulmate, as defined by our culture.
Soulmate has always meant the following 3 criteria:
- You only get one soulmate
- You can only marry your soulmate
- They must be the opposite gender
There is one major problem with the soulmate concept, though: all of us who are divorced are screwed. If we marry somebody who is not our soulmate, we’ve messed up #1 and #2, forever.
So, I am questioning the status quo definition of soulmate, in return for the answer to life, the Universe and everything – which, of course, is 42. We must break free of the restrictive stereotype of soulmate and quest for galactic truths.
For my friends who are Christian: Jesus never mentions the need to find a soulmate. But, instead, speaks about ever-lasting life.
My dear friend, Corrie Hughes, has a great observation on soulmates: “Soulmates don’t complete me, they decorate my life. A soulmate should be a gift to one another, not a completion of the other.”