The beginnings of a new relationship are a joyous time. The butterflies in your stomach are still new and exciting, your heart still rushes every time you see them, and the future looks the brightest it's ever been. Things start off great, and you may even start to think, what if this is my one and only? My soulmate? My twin flame?
There's a chance that that is the case, but don't jump ahead just yet. There's also a chance this could be something more sinister. There are signs, though, that this person may not be as good for you as you thought, signs that you can look out for.
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Good And Evil
The concept of a twin flame is one of the most popularly known relationship archetypes, second perhaps to a soulmate. A twin flame is a soul connection that goes beyond the ordinary. It's a deep, transformative bond fueled by passion where two souls mirror and complement each other.
There are negative versions of these relationship archetypes, ones that do more harm than good, ones that can even masquerade as a twin flame. Karmic relationships are usually driven by some kind of lesson, but toxic karmic relationships do so in a darker manner, sending you a manipulative partner so you may learn that you deserve better.
If your once-great relationship has taken a sour turn, consider that it might be a toxic karmic partner by comparing them to the traits below.
1. Toxic Karmic Partners Are Emotionally Chaotic And Exhausting
Twin flame connections can feel like they're happening even with a toxic karmic partner, the difference being that these relationships are very emotionally turbulent. The initial spark is big, and your honeymoon phase might seem stable, but it will eventually turn into a cycle of breaking up and making up.
While the physical attraction is there, the emotional stability is shaky, leading to an almost addictive, chaotic dynamic. You end up having repetitive, intense arguments that chip away at your self-esteem and make you feel lost. Every day, the relationship leaves you drained, and it's easy to mistake enduring pain for fighting for real love instead of realizing it might be heading toward self-destruction.
Wearing You Down
It's important to recognize the difference between a healthy love that brings out your strengths and a toxic one that exhausts you. A good partner, your real twin flame, helps you grow, emphasizing your gifts and propelling you toward your goals. In contrast, this toxic partner leaves you emotionally drained, making it hard to focus on your bigger purpose. You spend all your energy maintaining this already doomed relationship.
Understanding these patterns helps you choose relationships that lift you up instead of bringing you down, allowing you to protect your soul from those destined to harm it.
2. Toxic Karmic Partners Play Mind Games
Someone who's your destined twin flame will never want to deceive you or play any kind of mind games. A toxic karmic partner, on the other hand, will absolutely do so in order to maintain some sort of control over you. They'll shower you with loving attention early in the relationship to get you hooked, then start to show their true selves over time.
Eventually, they'll start to emotionally withdraw from you constantly and stonewall you during discussions. They'll make up arguments, disrespect you, neglect you, and make you feel guilty for basic expectations or requests. It will no longer be an equal relationship between the two of you. You'll give all you have, but they'll only take, slowly bleeding you dry.
Your Healing Journey
Your twin flame can sometimes cause negative feelings to arise, but it should never be due to disrespect or full-blown abuse. Instead, they unintentionally draw out feelings like this so that you can express them in a safe environment and heal from them. They're there to support you through your pains.
Unlike this healing process with twin flames, toxic karmic partners don't help purge past traumas, they only add to them. The negativity they trigger poses no challenge for you to work through, it's just meant to bring you down and keep you there.
3. Toxic Karmic Partners Display Narcissistic Traits
A clear sign of being in a toxic karmic relationship, as opposed to one with a twin flame or a healthy partner, lies in their lack of empathy for your emotions. They exhibit entitlement, putting you down and undermining your light and your power. They envy your success and will take things away, like support and love, in retaliation. If they're not on top, they don't want to see you happy.
In contrast, twin flames guide you toward constructive growth through loving support, motivating you to become your best self. They'll want to see you grow and blossom over the years.
Pushing You Forward
A relationship with your twin flame fulfills you and grants you daily motivation to keep trying your best, propelling you toward your true life mission, and you'll do the same to them in turn. Together, you may collaborate to make a positive impact on the world and contribute to the greater good.
Their love serves as inspiration, uplifting you rather than tearing you down. Knowing this difference, knowing that your successes should be mutually shared and celebrated, is key in determining what direction your relationship is headed.
Lost In The Moment
Though these things may seem obvious, when you're caught up in a relationship that starts out so loving before it goes south, it's very common to have donned some rose-colored glasses without even realizing it. You may start to excuse or write off bad behavior just because you don't want to risk the partnership you've already spent so much time building.
But know this, it's never, ever worth it to stay in a relationship that's making you unhappy. This person likely never had good intentions and has always seen you as someone they could come to manipulate. You don't deserve to be in that lens. You deserve to find that twin flame that will uplift you, celebrate you, and give you all the love you need and then some.
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