Some connections are just different than anything you’ve ever experienced before.
It’s hard to put a finger on it, the bond you share is just unexplainable.
Do you feel like that might be you? Here are 20 signs you have an unexplainable connection with someone!
1) The connection is instant
The first thing you will notice when having an unexplainable connection with someone is that the bond formed almost instantly.
Upon meeting, you immediately felt like they were something special, although you couldn’t quite understand why.
The first dates or meetings had a special feeling to them and you enjoyed their presence immensely.
Turns out, once you got to know them better, that this intuitive knowing was of course correct, and the connection you share only got deeper as time went by.
You see, with some people, it takes some time until feelings develop or a connection is formed. Not with this person, however.
2) You don’t have to pretend to be someone else
Do you know what makes the foundation of a great relationship? It’s being able to be yourself unapologetically.
That’s what the connection with this special someone is offering you, too.
Right from the start, you never have the feeling that you should pretend to be anyone else but yourself. You just click.
Not only do they accept you for who you are, but they love you for it.
Your quirks and differences are what made them fall in love with you in the first place and vice versa.
Feeling this accepted is not only incredibly beautiful, but it also makes you feel seen as who you are.
Believe me when I say that, unfortunately, this type of feeling can be pretty rare.
3) You are okay without them
Now: don’t get me wrong, when you have an unexplainable connection with someone, you obviously love spending time with them.
However, what makes this connection so special is that you are also okay spending time without them.
There is a level of trust and understanding that makes the time apart beautiful, as well.
You see, while it may sound romantic when people say “I can’t be without you” or “I’m not happy when I’m without you”, this type of behavior is actually quite codependent and can quickly become toxic.
The thing is, you are still an individual, and while you might prefer the time spent together, you should still be able to spend time alone and enjoy yourself.
With the right person, this is no hard task, you can both go your separate ways, just to then have even more to talk about when you meet again.
Speaking of which, that brings me to my next point:
4) There is always something to talk about
When you have an unexplainable connection with someone, there is always something to talk about, you never seem to run out of conversation material.
The sheer amount of shared interests and compatible humor makes talking a breeze.
That doesn’t mean you are talking relentlessly, though. You are both more than capable to enjoy moments of silence together.
Unlike other relationships, however, the silence between you two is voluntary.
You know you have things to talk about, so the silence is anything but awkward.
5) Being with them feels safe
You know how people describe being in love as butterflies in their stomachs?
While that is a beautiful feeling, the unexplainable connection you feel with this person has felt a bit different right from the start.
Sure, you were still excited every time you got to see them, but you didn’t feel this terrible anxiety about whether or not they liked you, things would work out, etc.
Instead, they always felt like a safe place.
When a connection is this deep, the other person starts to feel like home.
You know that there is no need to be nervous, they are there for you.
6) You learn a lot from them
Another sign that you have an unexplainable connection with someone is when you can learn a lot from them.
Without really doing it consciously, they teach you all kinds of things.
That could be:
- How to assemble a table
- How to iron a shirt
But, more importantly, it’s things like:
- How to cope with emotions in a productive way
- How to healthily fight
- How to talk about your feelings
These tools are so important, and they will ultimately help you on your journey of self-transformation.
With that, we get to the next point:
7) They transform you on a deep level
When you connect with that special someone, you will suddenly notice a change within yourself.
Your intuition tells you that this remarkable change is not something that comes around often.
The person you connect with might not even notice the effect they are having on you, and that’s okay.
Sometimes you can’t put a finger on what changed, or why it did, but you just know that something major has shifted within yourself.
8) They help you get to know yourself better
Do you know the secret to a great relationship?
It’s when being together makes you get to know yourself better, as well.
In my own experience, it can be hard to see yourself from different angles when you’re by yourself.
Sure, friends and family can chime in, but in the end, nobody knows you as well as a romantic partner, and therefore nobody can open up your own eyes better than them.
Things you might discover when having an unexplainable connection with someone are:
Do you know why?
It’s because they are genuinely interested in you, which makes you ask yourself questions you’ve never considered before.
The best part?
No matter if this relationship is meant to last forever or not, you will always have that self-knowledge to carry with you.
9) The connection feels energetic
When a connection is unexplainable, it’s usually not just physical. Instead, it runs much deeper, touching on energetic levels.
You might notice thinking about them even when they’re not around, you just can’t seem to rip your thoughts away from them.
On top of that, you will often notice weird coincidences like them texting you right as you thought of them.
Some call it coincidence, others telepathy, I just call it a deep energetic connection.
Whatever it is you believe in, don’t overthink it and just enjoy the fact that it’s there.
10) You know you will never forget them
Unexplainable connections have one thing in common: no matter what happens, they will always have a place in your heart and thoughts.
That doesn’t mean that in case you ever break up you can’t move on or fall in love again, it just means that because your connection was so special, you won’t forget about it.
In a sense, it’s a very comforting thought.
You see, they won’t forget you, either, and you know that even if both of you have moved on with someone else, your connection will live forever in your hearts.
11) You want to know everything about them
Yeah, I know, when you first start seeing someone, it’s quite normal to want to know everything you can about them.
With this type of connection, it’s a bit different, though.
Instead of trying to gather information to make a decision on whether you like them or not, that “problem” is already settled.
You simply want to know everything about them because you are genuinely interested in everything they do.
The way their mind works is fascinating, and you love hearing their ideas.
And the best part? It’s reciprocated, making for hours and hours of conversation.
12) You complete one another
I don’t believe in the idea of being only half a person without a significant other. In my honest opinion, everybody is whole exactly as they are.
However, when you have an unexplainable connection with someone, you will notice that they complete you and vice versa.
Again, you’re whole on your own, but you’ll notice that the areas in which you might lack skill is exactly where they fit in.
For instance, when I had this unexplainable connection with someone, I was super organized, to the point where it wasn’t really healthy anymore. I didn’t know how to just chill.
My person was the complete opposite in that regard.
As we spent time together, we managed to balance each other out in such a beautiful way, him helping me relax more, and me helping him be a bit more on top of his things.
Simply put, we completed each other.
13) You don’t provoke or accuse each other
As good as many relationships are, provocation or accusations can find their way in eventually.
When you have an unexplainable connection with someone, that won’t be an issue.
I’m not saying there won’t ever be any conflict, but when you fight, it’s in a healthy, productive way.
- No shouting
- No name-calling
- No random break-ups just to get back together an hour later
- No toxicity
- No blaming the other
- Using “I” statements when talking about feelings
With these in mind, the relationship has a level of respect that is unprecedented.
14) There is no jealousy or competition
Way too many “loving” relationships are actually filled with jealousy and competition.
A partner gets a promotion and while they act happy, some people secretly resent them for it, because they feel envious.
That’s not the case when you have an unexplainable connection with someone, however.
Competition has no space to grow, as you’re both rooting for one another.
You understand that the other one’s success is not your failure, quite the contrary!
Because of that, this connection tends to help you thrive and reach your highest potential.
Your partner wants the best for you and together you work towards a future you are both proud of.
15) You are similar but different
When you have an unexplainable connection with someone, you notice that in so many ways you are incredibly alike, while in other things you couldn’t be more different.
Usually, the really important details are something you agree on, and I’ll get to that a bit later, but there are some things where you just can’t ever agree on.
There’s a reason for that!
You see, because you have such a healthy relationship, you learn to listen and view certain topics from a completely different perspective, helping you develop a more open mind.
The best part?
You don’t start petty fights about these differences in opinion. Instead, you agree to disagree and leave the conversation with a new perspective to consider.
16) You respect each other
One of the most important attributes of any relationship is mutual respect.
When you have an unexplainable connection with someone, this is not even an issue you need to think about.
Respect is a given, and it doesn’t matter whether the two of you are happy, sad, fighting, angry, petty, jealous, or hurt, one thing that will never change is the way you respect each other.
17) You can be honest with each other
Unexplainable connections will be drastically different from any other relationship you had in the past.
An important sign of having found someone truly special, is when you can be honest with each other about anything.
Knowing that no matter what, you will not be met with shame or disapproval can be so freeing.
In order for that to happen, both individuals must understand that nothing their partner says has any effect on their inherent worth.
You see, once that is achieved, you can talk openly about anything, be it
- Wanting to open up the relationship
- Anything else that could be “embarrassing”
And the relationship is founded in truth.
18) You love them unconditionally
Unconditional love, what does that even mean?
Well, when you love someone unconditionally, it means that you want what’s best for them, even if it’s not you.
Turns out many people are under the impression to love their partner unconditionally, yet when sh*t hits the fan and they break up for example, they become petty and hate them forever for leaving them.
That is not unconditional love. Unconditional love means being able to talk about each other’s needs and respecting them.
Understanding that when you can’t meet their needs, you are better off splitting ways so that they can find someone who can, and you can, too.
Carrying them in your heart with love forever, knowing that even though things didn’t work out, you’d never wish any harm on them.
19) Your values line up
An important indicator of an unexplainable connection is when your values line up.
You see, it’s incredibly important to have the same basic values and goals when it comes to being in a relationship with someone.
You can’t have one person who values fame and money over anything else, while their partner couldn’t care less about that and just wants a quiet life with kids.
It just doesn’t line up and will make both parties miserable down the line.
20) You find a new path of life with them
Last but not least, when you have an unexplainable connection with someone, you will stumble upon a new life path upon meeting them.
Maybe they inspire you to publish your art, they help you change your career, or they give you the courage to drop everything and travel the world.
Whatever it is, meeting them was the door to a new life that you always dreamed of.
Savor the connection
There is no guarantee in life that any connection will last, not even ones that are as deep and profound as the one you have right now.
However, that doesn’t mean you need to live in fear of losing anything.
In fact, you should do the exact opposite.
You will have this connection as long as it’s meant to be in your life. Savor it while it’s there and know that even if you ever split ways, they will be in your heart forever.
These types of unexplainable connections never die, and you are lucky if you are one of the people who get the chance to experience love this deep in their life.