The poet John Keats once described love as, "Two souls but with a single thought / Two hearts that beat as one." True love, we've always been told, happens when we recognize our other half in someone else—when we find our soulmate. There is something undeniably romantic about the notion of a soulmate. Who wouldn't want to believe that out there, somewhere, someone is walking around who is destined to be your perfect match?

While the notion of finding "the one" may seem implausible or ridiculous, most people still cling to the hope that their soulmate is out there. According to a 2021 study by Maple Casino, 80.8 percent of people believe in soulmates. However, the study revealed the term "soulmate" may be a little more complicated than it first appears. Based on the survey, many people have different ideas about what actually makes someone our forever partner. And when it comes to what makes a relationship better with a soulmate, men and women tend to expect vastly different things.

Spiritual connection is ranked as being more important