You’ve probably heard of the term ‘kindred spirit’ many times in your life, but how familiar are you with its meaning? Let’s take a look at the wonderful meaning behind the phrase and explore how you can find yours.
How can I identify a kindred spirit?
Whether you’re on a first date, chatting to a new colleague, or talking to a friend of a friend at a party, there have probably been times where you’ve felt an instant connection to someone. This connection doesn’t have to be romantic. Instead, it may simply feel like you’ve known one another for years and can really relate to one another. When this happens, there’s a good chance you could be kindred spirits.
Kindred spirits often share similar personality traits. They can also share values, interests and hobbies. You may feel intensely drawn to this person for reasons you can’t explain. Talking to them should feel somewhat effortless and you’ll instantly be at ease.
How should I make the most of my relationship with my kindred spirit?
If you find someone who you share a strong connection with and you suspect you may be kindred spirits, be sure to invest in this relationship.
This isn’t to say you should automatically explore a romantic relationship with this person. Kindred spirits don’t have to be romantically involved with one another and there can be times when a platonic relationship is much more powerful and fulfilling.
However, by spending time with this person you can learn a tremendous amount about yourself and tap into parts of yourself that you may have never noticed before. Chances are, your kindred spirit will bring out the best in you and you’ll do the same for them too.
What’s so magical about kindred spirits?
One of the things that makes kindred spirits so special is the fact that they’re incredibly rare and hard to find. When you find a kindred spirit, hold onto them because they’re worth their weight in gold.