Have you ever felt that bond between someone and something? I am not talking about something that is accidental. I am talking about a bond that was formed through action, reaction, and even carnal measures. What I am referring to affects so many relationships. I am referring to the soul tie.

Now, let’s get into it.

The Question

Hey there! I want you to discuss what a soul tie is and how is it that they come about.

The Answer

Soul ties are quite the interesting concept. In its simplest form, a soul tie bonds two souls together in the spiritual realm [1]. We have to understand that they can be positive and negative. Between married couples, it draws them together like magnets; between fornicators, it can draw the abused to its abuser [2]. In short, soul ties are spiritual unions that deeply affect our lives.

I know: it sounds overtly religious coming from me. But hey, I have fun giving explanations to stuff like this. Let’s continue!!

In the science world, this is what we would call “intimate bonding (pair bonding)” or just “bonding”. Biology notes that there are two types of pair bonds: the social pair bond and the sexual pair bond [3]. This is how bonding works: it is either social or sexual. The social pair bond is strong in its behavioral and psychological relationship between two individuals, while the sexual pair bond is a behavioral and physiological bond between two individuals with a strong sexual attraction component [4]. Therefore, there is a scientific explanation to add to the spiritual one.

I gave the two scenarios so that people could have some understanding of both. Although spiritual guidance is sought, we cannot discount science. However, this does not discount what “can’t always be easily explained”. Some things go beyond the explanation of hormones, genetics, and social constructs. Thus, the two scenarios formed a yin and yang bond of understanding.

It takes swans to get it right, huh?

As a people, we have to realize that some bonds may need to be broken. Spiritually, a lot of repentance and soul cleansing may do the trick. On the social/scientific level, plenty of counseling and social manipulation does help. Whether ones studies of genecology or Jesus is their guidance is up to them. However, we must always be cognizant of the ties that bind.

‘Nuff said and ‘Nuff respect!!!

 

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