National Soulmate Day

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Ever wondered if your perfect partner is just around the corner or halfway across the globe sitting under the same moon and stars as you? National Soulmate Day is your chance to immerse yourself in the mystery and excitement of it all. After all, who doesn't love a good tale of dreamy romance and perfect companionship?

When is Soulmate Day?

It's national soulmate day on the 9th June.

What's the Buzz About?

With 6572 mentions online, National Soulmate Day has set hearts aflutter worldwide. You can't go past 09 Jun 2020 without acknowledging the day that saw the most soulmate-related conversations buzz across the internet.

A Little History

Society has always been fascinated by the concept of soulmates. Plato posited that humans originally had two faces, four arms, and four legs, and after angering the gods, we were split into two. Ever since, we've been searching for our other halves to feel complete. It's only fitting that we now have a day to celebrate this beautiful notion of romantic wholeness.

Celebrating National Soulmate Day

Celebrations vary from thoughtful actions like cooking your soulmate's favourite meal, surprising them with a heartfelt message or simply appreciating the bond you share from afar. While some might see it as a day to connect with their romantic partners, others use it as an opportunity to give love to their other 'soulmates', be it friends, family or pets. Because love isn't just a romance thing, right?

Call Out Your Soulmate

However you choose to celebrate, don't forget to shout it out to the worldwide web, because a soulmate appreciated is a soulmate found!

History behind the term 'Soulmate'


Introduction of the term 'soulmate'

The term 'soulmate' was first introduced in 1822 by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. In this epic poem, Coleridge describes a deep connection between two individuals as a bond between two souls, creating the concept of a soulmate.


Evolution of the term through German romanticism

In the 1830s, the term 'soulmate' gained popularity in German romanticism. Influenced by Coleridge's concept, German poets and philosophers further developed the idea of a soulmate as an individual with whom one shares not only a deep emotional connection but also a spiritual and intellectual bond.


The rise of the concept in American literature

During the 1840s, the concept of a soulmate entered American literature, most notably in the works of transcendentalist writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. These authors emphasized the idea of a soulmate as a spiritual companion who helps one grow and achieve self-realization.


Influence of spiritualism and theosophy

In the 1920s, the rise of spiritualism and theosophy had a significant impact on the popularization of the term 'soulmate'. Followers of these spiritual movements believed in the existence of predestined soul connections, leading to the increased use and understanding of the term in popular culture.


Mainstream popularity and modern interpretations

In the 1990s, the term 'soulmate' gained mainstream popularity as a result of various romantic movies, books, and songs. It became synonymous with finding one's perfect match or true love. Modern interpretations of a soulmate often highlight the idea of a partner who complements and supports one's emotional well-being and personal growth.

Did you know?

Did you know that the term 'soulmate' first appeared in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's letters in 1822 where he describes a 'soulmate' as a person with whom one has a feeling of deep and natural affinity, love, intimacy, and compatibility?


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First identified

9th June 2015

Most mentioned on

9th June 2020

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