Do you believe in soulmates? Here's how your answer could be affecting your relationship

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Clinical psychologist Dr Jana Lazarus says relationships are a portal to massive growth together only if both partners are interested, willing and committed. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
Clinical psychologist Dr Jana Lazarus says relationships are a portal to massive growth together only if both partners are interested, willing and committed. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

It's the idea almost every romantic movie is based on – that we all have a soulmate out there, “The One” we’re meant to be with, “The One” who will make us happy. 

Perhaps you believe you have found your soulmate already. Maybe you’re still looking, and holding on to the idea that you’ll find this kind of love that comes quick and without warning, destined by the stars – love at first sight, if you will.

Or do you think the romantic idea of soulmates is naïve, and that love grows with every step and shared experience?

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