There are many misconceptions about the term soul mate and that of a life partner. A soulmate is someone who comes into your life to teach you, enrich you, push you and transcend you into a higher state of being and consciousness. A life partner is a companion whom you trust and depend on during your life. Here are 5 differences between soulmate and a life partner : 1. A soul mate fulfils a lesson in your life. Soulmates can enter your life masked as friends, family members, and lovers. They fill a passion and desire that needs to be learned. Once the assignment and guidance is completed a soul mate usually exits the picture, oftentimes leaving an inconceivable amount of heart ache. 2. There is a huge difference in soul connections. Click below to read story + leaked images. Source: KeeNine