Meeting the man of your dreams (or woman!) is something that most people look forward to in life. It can take a lot of time and effort to meet the kind of man that you want to stay with for the rest of your life. Many people go through all the ups and downs inherent to relationships. Some couples date casually for a long time before knowing that they want to be together forever.
For others, it’s like love at first sight. Wedding officiant and author Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway explains, “There really is no guessing or wondering when the real thing comes along. There is usually a telltale sign that lets you know when true love has arrived – a voice in your head, a sense of recognition, or a gut feeling that this is someone special to you.”
Meeting the man of your dreams happens differently for each woman, but some things remain constant throughout each love story.
“A true soulmate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake.” – Eat, Pray, Love
Here Are 9 Things That Happen When You Meet the Man of Your Dreams
1. Your feelings will surprise you
As Fools Rush In rightly pointed out, “You’re everything I never knew I always wanted,” the strength and depth of your feelings will be a surprise to you, including how quickly those feelings are developing. It will feel like a puzzle piece that’s been missing in your life has suddenly slotted into place right where it belongs. It might be a little intimidating, but it will also feel so right. It may only take a few days or weeks for you to think deeply about your feelings for him.
2. Your new feelings will be natural
While it may be new and unfamiliar, that doesn’t mean the development of these new feelings will be uncomfortable. In fact, it will feel like the most natural thing in the world. You won’t even want to fight it! When you meet the man of your dreams, it’ll feel genuine and sincere. Nothing more emotionally pure will seem to have existed before these feelings.
3. Your attraction will continue to grow
When you first see him, you may be initially attracted to the way he looks. That’s natural. But that attraction will never falter or stagnate. In fact, your attraction will grow more and more every day. Whether this attraction is physical or emotional, you’ll find that your feelings continue to grow deeper each time the two of you talk. It’ll feel so natural that these feelings just keep growing and growing.
4. You won’t be afraid to argue
In some relationships, it can feel like every argument will be the catalyst for the end. However, that won’t be the case at all when you meet the man of your dreams. If the two of you happen to get into an argument or a disagreement, you’ll know that no matter what, your bond is strong enough to endure it. You won’t be afraid to speak your mind or stand your ground because you’ll know that your love is strong enough to withstand the occasional spat.
5. You’ll always feel appreciated
According to relationship expert Kelsey Borresen, “Soulmates connect with ease right off the bat and let their true colors show without fear of judgment.” The emotional compatibility between the two of you will never falter. There will be no shortage of affirmations of love and adoration. When you meet the man of your dreams, you’ll never doubt how he feels about you. This can be a rare thing in a lot of relationships, and it may be the first time you’ve ever felt like this. Be sure never to take all of that love for granted, and appreciate every moment.
6. You find each other’s annoying habits endearing
Everyone has their little quirks. Some of these things can annoy other people, like guessing the end of the movie or singing badly off-key in the shower. Despite these silly little quirks, you can’t seem to find it in you to be annoyed with one another. In fact, you find these quirks endearing. You love the things about one another that other people might not love.
7. You share the same goals
When you meet the man of your dreams, you’ll know it by the fact that the two of you share the same vision for the future. As a clinical psychologist and relationship expert Dr. Carmen Harra explains, “A soulmate relationship doesn’t necessarily mean both partners always share the same views, but that their overall goals and ambitions match.” Therefore, you’ll never be working against one another to achieve the kind of life you want to have because you’ll both want similar things.
8. You’ll feel safe in each other’s company
The two of you will have open communication that makes you feel safe. You’ll both feel free to tell one another anything and know that you’ll never be judged. Even if the topic of conversation is complex or emotional, it doesn’t matter. You’ll always feel as if you’re being listened to and your emotions and opinions are validated.
9. You’ll be protective of your relationship
Other people who threaten your relationship may no longer be tolerated in your life, such as a toxic friend who’s jealous of your relationship. This may be a new feeling to you. This protective feeling can feel as if it springs out of nowhere, but in reality, it is because you know that this is the person you’re destined to spend the rest of your life with, and you’ll no longer tolerate outside influences.
Final Thoughts on Meeting the Man of Your Dreams
Finding the man of your dreams can be one of the most amazing experiences of your life! But don’t worry if you haven’t found him yet. Even relationships like these take time and effort. The perfect man is out there, just waiting for you. But once you meet him, you’ll definitely know it.