Have you ever wondered what a karmic relationship is?
Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore, today you will find out everything you need to know about karmic relationships, including 10 signs that you are in one right now!
What even is a karmic relationship?
What is a karmic relationship exactly?
Well, it’s not something that’s easily defined.
It can be a deep connection to another person, but it’s not always necessarily a positive one.
Karmic relationships could be a lesson in letting go or learning how to forgive and move on from unrequited love.
But it is always a relationship between two people who share some form of deep spiritual connection.
The person you meet may feel like your twin flame and as if you were destined for one another and are inseparable.
Or, you may feel as if they are a piece of the puzzle that has been missing from your life for years and you never knew it was gone until now.
However, as the relationship progresses you will notice that things are not as smooth sailing as you thought they would be, and the relationship is everything but harmonic.
What are the signs you’re in a karmic relationship?
Before we get lost in definitions, let’s look at some signs that you’re currently in a karmic relationship.
1) There is a lot of drama
Relationships that are karmic feel different.
They may be incredibly intense, volatile, passionate, and sometimes a little painful.
Simply put, there’s just a lot of drama involved.
You may find yourself constantly thinking about your partner or you may feel like you just can’t get them off your mind.
There may be some drama involved or arguments that last for days.
And then, there’s the doubt.
You may find yourself doubting their intentions and wondering if they are being honest with you about who they are and what they want in life.
As you can probably imagine, this constant drama is everything but healthy.
You may feel as if you have no control over the relationship and you feel like it controls you.
It just feels like a constant rollercoaster of emotions, where one day you’re happy and in love and the next day you’re miserable and questioning your relationship.
And that’s only the beginning.
The longer this drama goes on, the more painful a relationship tends to be.
You see, until you learn your lesson of that relationship, the events tend to get more and more painful as time goes on until you finally end it.
2) A gifted advisor confirms it
The points in this article will give you a good idea of whether or not you are in a karmic relationship.
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In a reading, a gifted advisor can tell you whether you’re in a karmic relationship, and most importantly, empower you to make the right decisions when it comes to your life.
3) You are codependent
A karmic relationship becomes more intense when codependency is involved.
One or both of the people in the relationship will be dependent on another person to validate them, fill their voids, and make themselves feel whole again.
When that other person leaves, they’re left feeling lost and alone.
Codependency is a big factor in karmic relationships and plays a huge role in the fact that these relationships tend to be painful and unhealthy.
You see, codependency is the inability to move on with your life and find happiness and fulfillment for yourself.
Instead, you place your happiness and fulfillment in the hands of another person.
You think that if you can make them happy, then you will be happy as well.
This is a very unhealthy way to live your life because it means that you’re relying on someone else to fulfill your needs.
It also means that you are placing all of the responsibility for making yourself happy on another person.
This makes it hard to ever truly be at peace because if they leave, then you feel lost again.
Think about it: this is usually what enables disrespectful behavior to be accepted because you’re afraid that leaving the other person will be worse than staying with them.
If you find yourself in this dynamic, it is helpful for both you and your partner to learn to become less codependent.
Even in relationships that aren’t karmic, this dynamic should be worked on.
4) You can’t communicate well with your partner
Ever find yourself in a relationship where you and your partner can’t seem to communicate with one another?
Where you feel like you’re on different pages, but not in a good way?
This is often because the two of you are on different spiritual paths.
What does that mean? It means that you have different outlooks on life and just don’t see eye-to-eye.
Communication is more than just words, it’s also about understanding the world from a similar perspective.
If this describes your current situation, then there may be a karmic connection between the two of you.
You see, in order to have a healthy, thriving relationship, good communication is a must.
Without it, you will never be able to settle arguments in a productive way.
Healthy communication means that you can talk openly about your feelings and discuss issues rationally.
It also means that you can communicate what is bothering you without fear of judgment or rejection.
These are all qualities that make a relationship healthy and happy, but they’re also qualities that tend to be lacking in karmic relationships.
5) You trigger each other a lot
When you meet a person and you just trigger each other’s trauma and insecurities all the time, that could be a sign of a karmic relationship.
Maybe you find yourself feeling triggered by the other person’s actions or words.
Or maybe they feel the same way about you.
This doesn’t mean that you have to give up on your relationship, but it does mean that you need to be aware of your triggers so that you can work on them together.
Once again, learning how to communicate effectively is key here.
You’re not good for each other’s growth if you trigger each other but don’t use those triggers as lessons.
The thing is, triggers aren’t a red flag, but when you keep triggering each other without even attempting to resolve the issue, that can be a sign of a karmic relationship.
Dealing with a trigger can be hard, but if you and your partner are in a healthy relationship, you can navigate them together.
A karmic relationship, on the other hand, is not one that you should stick around for.
It’s not healthy for either of you to keep dealing with the same issues over and over again without the least sign of improvement.
You both deserve better than that.
6) There’s anger in the relationship
There are few things as frustrating as being in a relationship with someone who constantly gets on your nerves.
The anger may not feel like it’s coming from them either but from you.
You may find yourself getting angry at the most trivial of things or moments that would never have bothered you before.
It can be exhausting to be around someone who is always angry, and the fact that you may have those feelings too could be a sign that the two of you were meant to meet in order to learn a lesson.
This constant anger is not healthy, though, and if you find yourself mad a majority of the time, it’s a good idea to question whether you should maybe find someone you are more compatible with.
Anger is an okay emotion, of course, but just like everything, it’s not good in excess.
That’s why it can be a good idea to step away from the relationship and focus on yourself for a while.
You may find that you’re able to gain some perspective on your anger, and if you don’t, then maybe you should consider leaving the relationship altogether.
The only thing that will change if you stick around is that you’ll continue to feel more and more angry.
7) There is resentment towards each other
One of the key signs that you may be in a karmic relationship is if resentment and anger pop up.
In relationships, there are many different ways this can take place.
It could be through one person feeling like the other person always gets their way or feels like they’re the only one putting any effort into the relationship.
There can also be resentment towards each other for something that happened in the past or lingering feelings of hurt that never really healed.
These feelings create a disconnection between two people, which is what essentially creates resentment and anger.
In karmic relationships, there are two people who are fulfilling some kind of spiritual lesson for themselves.
This lesson could be about letting go of guilt, forgiving themselves, or learning to let go of control.
All these lessons involve moving on from something that has happened in your life and they require a certain level of maturity and understanding to complete them successfully.
When both parties have an understanding of their individual lessons, then they can work together on completing their tasks together as well as maintain their connection to each other without resentment or anger getting in the way.
However, especially in the initial stages of a karmic relationship, that understanding isn’t quite there yet, so you feel the full force of resentment.
8) You almost feel addicted to your partner
One of the most common signs of a karmic relationship is how addicted you can feel to your partner.
You may find yourself checking their social media multiple times in a day, or feeling like you miss them if they’re not around.
This can be both a good and bad thing.
It’s good because it means that this person is making an impact on your life in a positive way.
They might make you think about them all day long, or even just seeing their face could brighten your mood.
But, it can also feel bad because these types of relationships are so addictive.
And some people might not want to be the other person’s whole world when they have other things going on in their lives too.
Making your partner the focus of your existence is never healthy.
Sure, sometimes, especially in the honeymoon phase, you’ll be obsessed with each other, but when that persists, it can lead to unhealthy dynamics.
9) The relationship is exhausting
Another sign of a karmic relationship is when the relationship is not only exhausting, it’s also unfulfilling.
There’s no excitement in the relationship and you feel drained from the other person.
And the worst part?
You may find that your partner drains your energy, but at the same time, you’re unable to leave them.
This could be because of a karmic connection you have with them.
The exhaustion usually stems from the constant emotional turmoil and drama that is going on in your life.
I mentioned earlier how speaking to a gifted advisor can reveal the truth about your relationship.
Rather than just analyzing the signs in the hopes of getting answers, a gifted advisor can give you real clarity on your situation.
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Not only can they give you guidance on how to deal with your relationship, but they can empower you to make the right decisions when it comes to your love life.
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10) You are unable to break free from the cycle
We often think of karma as a cycle that needs to be broken.
Karmic relationships are typically perceived as unbreakable.
You may not have control over how you feel about the person, or how they feel about you.
You may love them, but they don’t love you in the same way—or they love someone else but you.
Or maybe they don’t even know how they feel about you at all. And this can leave you feeling like there is no escape from the cycle that seems inevitable.
When you feel that your relationship is not making you happy but you also can’t escape, know that you’re not alone.
It is time to stand up for yourself and step out of this unhealthy dynamic.
The feeling of not being able to get out is just an illusion, you are always in control of your life to some extent!
What is the purpose of a karmic relationship?
After hearing all of this, you’re most likely wondering, what could possibly be the purpose of such a relationship?
Well, to be frank, it’s to teach you a lesson and help you grow.
In order to grow, you need to face your challenges head-on—even if that means dealing with some of the most challenging people in your life.
Most of us have the tendency to avoid difficult situations and people, but that doesn’t make them go away.
They just stay there and fester until you deal with them.
A karmic relationship is a great opportunity for you to learn how to deal with hard situations and people.
It’s a great way for you to grow as an individual, even if you didn’t necessarily choose this.
Karmic relationships can be tough, but when we’re meant to learn the lesson, we can’t really avoid them.
And the more you grow, the better your partners will be for you. After all, you learn from past experiences what you tolerate and what you accept.
So, although they can be brutal, karmic relationships help you get to the version of you who knows what they are worth and how they deserve to be treated!
How can you get out of a karmic relationship?
If you are currently in a karmic relationship and you’re wondering how to get out of it, well, the mere fact that you want to indicates that you have probably learned your lesson already.
Now it really comes down to you: will you end things?
As soon as you’re ready to, you will have the power to end this dynamic and break up with that person.
If you feel like you want to, but you just don’t feel strong enough, it is always a good idea to talk to friends, family, or even a therapist about your problems.
Not only can they give you some insight into what you could do, but they can also support you in the process.
And if you are still committed to making this relationship work, hang in there!
After all, these relationships are a great way to grow and if your partner is willing to improve, you can actually grow together.
What should you do now?
If you’re reading this article and you’re still unsure of what to do, I know how you feel.
Being in a situation where you’re not sure whether or not you should end things is always tough.
When it comes to these things, it’s always best to listen to your intuition, it is usually right.
Do you believe your partner will change? Do you think you can communicate better and make things work?
Most of the time, you already know the answer to that.
And if not?
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That’s why I always recommend them to anyone facing issues with their relationships.
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