You don't get to pick your soul mate. I believe you unexpectedly cross paths sometime in life; you know instantly, you just feel it. The connection is unexplainable. It doesn't necessarily have to be someone of the opposite sex.They just get you like no one else.You don't have to say a word and they know exactly how you feel, when something is wrong.They'll also piss you off like no other but at the end of the day no matter how angry they make you you won't part ways.
Sometimes you meet someone, and it's so clear that the two of you, on some level belong together. As lovers, or as friends, or as family, or as something entirely different. You just work, whether you understand one another or you're in love or you're partners in crime. You meet these people throughout your life, out of nowhere, under the strangest circumstances, and they help you feel alive. I don't know if that makes me believe in coincidence, or fate, or sheer blind luck,...