or they may stay . . . and torment you a while longer
not every soul mate is a romance nor is every soul mate who shows up as a romantic partner always an "easy" experience
but they serve a purpose -- and that "purpose" is to "change" the emotional and logistical trajectory or your "current path"
and what is, to me, the most fool proof way to "identify" who's a "soul mate" and who is just passin' through ??