Everyone has an idea of the perfect partner, but are the expectations of your soulmate realistic?
Typically, at a young age, when people start to notice and be attracted to other people, we develop a certain type of person that we like. Some girls like a tall, dark and well-built man. Other’s like skinny, bean pole guys with a beanie and shy eyes.
Everyone, at some point, establishes, in their mind, the goal that they have for what their soulmate looks like.
I always wanted a guy who was a lot taller than me and built like a football player with blonde hair and blue eyes and a comforting embrace that could envelop me and make me feel like a dainty flower in his arms. I don’t think it’s too much to ask.
The thing is, my first real boyfriend ended up being nothing like that. He was two inches taller than me, had strawberry blonde hair and fit into all my clothes and made me feel like I was hugging myself because we were the same size. Not the same at all, but I loved him because of his personality. We connected and he made me laugh and feel loved and appreciated. He made me feel safe regardless of being able to fit into my shoes.
This is just one example of so many cases that I feel like I have seen and noticed and experienced where people think that they have a type of person that they plan on ending up with, but when it comes down to it, they will love who they will love and the rest won’t matter. They find someone who could be dead opposite from what they thought they wanted, but still be with them because their “type” of guy didn’t really matter that much in the first place.
So whether you’re looking for the perfect guy who is just your type, or you’re over the search and just waiting for your soulmate to walk into your life, take a look at this collection of the best looking for love quotes for single people to help you pass the time.
1. The best people help you be yourself.
“The best relationships inspire you to become your best self…without changing you into someone else.” — Karen Salmansohn
2. Communication is key.
“Communication is about listening just as much as it’s about talking. You gotta listen with 20/20 hearing.” — Karen Salmansohn
3. Find people who deserve you.
“No matter how much you have to offer, you won’t be enough for someone who’s not open-hearted or ready.” — Karen Salmansohn
4. Give everyone a chance.
“A person just gets sexier and sexier when you’re attracted to their soul.” — Karen Salmansohn
5. We have to deal with hard things in life.
“It’s tempting to ignore what you don’t want to deal with. But ignoring won’t improve things. You cannot change what you refuse to confront.” — Karen Salmansohn
6. Their negativity isn’t worth their presence.
“Never let a bad person change your inner goodness.” — Karen Salmansohn
7. Listen to everything.
“Don’t let the answers you want to hear get in the way of the answers you need to hear.” — Unknown
8. Never give up.
“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: You haven’t.” — Thomas Edison
9. They should love you unconditionally.
“At your absolute best, you still won’t be good enough for the wrong person. At your worst, you’ll still be worth it to the right person.” — Unknown
10. You need to stay strong.
“It is what it is. But you have the power to make it an isn’t-so-bad.” — Karen Salmansohn
11. Staying short and to the point.
“Don’t waste time on jerky people.” — Unknown
12. We all need to search for this kind of love.
“When love is real, it doesn’t lie, cheat or make you feel unwanted. True love eases worries – it doesn’t create worries.” — Unknown
13. Hold out for what you deserve.
“If you loved the wrong person that much, imagine how good it will feel to love the right person.” — Karen Salmansohn
14. Be honest with loved ones.
“If you love someone, showing them is better than telling them. If you stop loving someone, telling them is better than showing them.” — Unknown
15. Keep your eyes open to seeing people’s true selves.
“Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” — Unknown
16. They should love you as much as you deserve without being asked.
“You should never have to convince someone into loving you and wanting to be with you. You deserve to be with someone who can easily see what’s special about you.” — Karen Salmansohn
17. Re-evaluate yourself if this is you.
“There’s something wrong with your character if opportunity controls your loyalty.” — Karen Salmansohn
18. Don’t let sadness keep you down forever.
“My drops of tears, I’ll turn into sparks of fire.” — Shakespeare
19. Love is out there, don’t give up.
“They say love hides behind every corner; I must be walking in circles.” — Unknown
20. Love is about learning and growing together.
“Love isn’t about finding the perfect person. it’s about realizing that an imperfect person can make your life perfect.” — Unknown
21. Stop trying so hard.
“Once you stop looking for what you want, you find what you need.” — Unknown
22. Focus on yourself.
“Stop looking for a partner. Focus on your goals and rebuilding your life. The right person will eventually find their way to you.” — Unknown
23. Let go of toxic people.
“You’ll never find the right person if you don’t let go of the wrong one.” — Unknown
24. You’ll know how love feels when you’re in it.
“Love isn’t finding someone to live with, it’s finding someone you can’t live without.” — Unknown
25. You’ll know.
“And then my soul saw you and it kind of went ‘oh there you are. I’ve been looking for you.'” — Unknown
26. Just keep waiting and looking and they’ll come.
“One day someone will walk into your life and make you see why it never worked out with anyone else.” — Unknown
27. Work on becoming the best you you can be.
“The flower doesn’t dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.” — Unknown
28. Fate is real.
“When it’s time for souls to meet, there’s nothing on earth that can prevent them from meeting, no matter where each may be located.” — Unknown
29. One of the best feelings.
“One day I am going to wake up and roll over on my side and kiss the love of my life good morning.” — Unknown
30. Actions speak louder than words.
“Don’t fall in love with someone who says the right things. Fall in love with someone who does the right things.” — Unknown
31. Everything happens for a reason.
“Someday you will look back and know exactly why it had to happen.” — Unknown
32. You can’t give up hope.
“You don’t find love, it finds you. It’s got a little bit to do with destiny, fate and what’s written in the stars.” — Anais Nin
33. Be the type of person you want to attract.
“You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.” — Amy Poehler
34. The right person will know you’re amazing without you having to try.
“Do not chase people. Work hard and be you. The right people who belong in your life will come find you and stay. Do your thing.” — Unknown
35. Take advantage of the love you have.
“True love is not something that comes every day, follow your heart, it knows the right answer.” — Unknown
36. Don’t stress too much about time.
“It is never too late to fall in love.” — Unknown
37. Your vision will adjust.
“Sometimes the one thing you are looking for is the one thing you can’t see.” — Unknown
38. You’ll feel it.
“Nothing compares with the finding of true love; because once you do your heart is complete.” — Unknown
39. Love is an open door.
“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren’t even there before.” — Helen Rowland
40. Love your love.
“Don’t ignore the love you have in your life by focusing on the love you don’t.” — Charles du Bos