If a relationship doesn’t survive the test of time, it doesn’t mean it still wasn’t meant to be.
Not all encounters with people are supposed to last forever.
Sometimes the “forever” is not the person – but what we gain from them.
Below are some insightful reasons why we don’t meet people by accident.
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These people are not meant to last for the long road ahead. They are an enjoyable pathway to get us to where we need to go.
These people are needed to arrive exactly at the time and place you met them – to transport you to the next level of your life journey.
You meet these people for a reason – even if they are only here for a season.
These people come into your life to delay you – for both little things and big things.
For example, you might have a conversation with someone – which then delays you and prevents you from getting into a bus accident.
Or you might spend time with someone – and this time spent creates a “time hiccup” which delays you – so you wind up meeting a new, amazing, romantic partner.
You might have heard the expression, “Sometimes rejection is a redirection to something better.” Well, that’s what these people do. They might show up as a rejector – but they are a redirector.
Often your tormentors double duty as your mentors.
They are here to teach you important life lessons – via the process of pain – which helps you to grow who you are.
Their “crisis pain” creates the “crisis fuel” you need – to motivate a necessary change you didn’t want to put in the effort to make.
Plus, some people are just straight-up inspiring teachers – who teach you life lessons in a more loving manner.
These people are here to protect you and remind you to stay safe and stay self loving.
They are “guardian angels” of some sort.
Their purpose: Make sure that you do not stray too far from the path you are meant to be on.
In times of need and desperation they help you – when others are not there for you.
They represent and symbolize something you want.
Their purpose: Motivate you to keep pursuing what you want – and stay on track.
Their presence helps to make sure you stay awake, energized and committed to moving forward on your soul’s true-to-you journey.
These are the ones who are here to stay the long haul.
These people are far and few between – but they are the ones who are loyally there for you during tough times and celebratory times.
They see you clearly and accept you as your “flawesome” self.
Tribe members support you when you are invisible to others.
Tribe members root for you with a pure heart – when others might feel competitive or jealous.
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.
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