Kindred Spirits Meaning and 8 Ways to Find Your Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits

The Book Lovers and Kindred Spirits website was created with the essence of kindred spirits in mind. 

Ever wonder about the kindred spirits meaning?

Kindred Spirits Meaning

The dictionary definition of kindred spirit is a person with similar interests or concerns. 

Most book lovers know that kindred spirits mean so much more. If you have read Anne of Green Gable by L.M. Montgomery, you know that kindred spirits mean you have a bosom friend, with who you feel a strong connection, a friend who feels deeply like you do, a person who fights for what you believe in, a person who just feels right in your life, a person who understands you, who appreciates you with all your quirks, and a person who lets you be you.

When you meet a kindred spirit you will know it, you will feel it, and you will feel a need to reach out and connect with them.

Book lovers are often kindred spirits, but even within the world of readers, there are a great variety of people. 

How to Find a Kindred Spirit
The older we get, the harder it becomes to find kindred spirits. When we are young, we are surrounded by classmates, and those of us lucky enough will meet kindred spirits who we stay connected with, even if they move to the other side of the world. 

After leaving college finding kindred spirits gets more difficult because we are no longer thrown into situations where we are forced to connect with other people despite our hesitations.

Finding a kindred spirit can be difficult if you do not know yourself well. Once you emerge yourself in something you are passionate about, you will start getting to yourself at another level, and if you take this cause beyond your own four walls, you will suddenly start meeting other people with similar interests, and one of those might very well be a kindred spirit. 

You can meet a kindred spirit at any age, and the earlier you find your kindred spirits the more fortunate you are. Kindred spirits are friends, but they are more than friends, they get you. Kindred spirits are supportive and bring a positive change into your life. Kindred spirits lift you up, and they are not envious of your success, they push you to succeed, they encourage you. and they thrive on your success. 

8 Ways to Find Your Kindred Spirits
  • Join us on our social media and connect and communicate with others who leave comments on our book features and book reviews. 
  • Join an organization that you are passionate about.
  • Fight for a cause that is near to your heart. 
  • Become a part of a community with like-minded people. 
  • Volunteer at a non-profit that helps other people.
  • Volunteer at your local library.
  • Join a local writer's group.
  • Join a book club.

How to Know When You Meet a Kindred Spirit
  • Despite your most shy, and introverted traits, you feel the need to yell out "kindred spirits."
  • Despite your shyness, you feel a need to reach out and exchange contact information.
  • You feel like you've known the person for a long time.
  • You are amazed at how many things you have in common
  • You wonder, why you didn't meet this person long ago.
  • When you're talking to a kindred spirit, you will find yourself nodding, saying and thinking "I get it", "That's right," and "I agree."
  • When you have a conversation with a kindred spirit it flows easily, and you get lost in the conversation forgetting about time. 
What to do When You Meet Your Kindred Spirit
  • Give them a way to reach you
  • Get their contact information
  • Connect on social media
  • Return to the same club, meeting, or organization to continue connecting.
  • Invite them to join you at an event, club, or organization for a cause you have in common. 
  • Don't let them disappear from your life before you get a chance to know them better.
  • If you think you meet a kindred spirit online, comment and like their social media posts. 

Is Kindred Spirits a Soul Mate?

A kindred spirit can be a soul mate, but kindred spirits are not necessarily soul mates, and kindred spirits connect without a romantic connection. Kindred spirits are alike, while soul mates and that significant other can be the complete opposite. Kindred spirits are not about attraction, kindred spirits are about finding that person, or persons, who understands you, who likes many of the things you do, and who does many of the things you do. 

Book lovers, lovers of books, bibliophiles, readers, bookworms, collectors of books, book people - there are so many names for us, and book lovers are often connected at a deeper level than non-readers, understanding each other in a way that non-readers don't. Still, we are not all the same, and this is where Book Lovers and Kindred Spirits stands out from a regular book community.

🌸 Here at Book Lovers and Kindred Spirits I am looking for kindred spirits who feel deeply. I
am looking for readers who share a deep compassion for others, I am looking for readers who enjoy getting lost in a book, and whose favorite books are those with characters that never leave you.

🌸 At Book Lovers and Kindred Spirits I am looking for readers and writers, who read and write in certain genres, not because you cannot be a kindred spirit if you read a different genre, but because I am looking for my kindred spirits. 

🌸At Book Lovers and Kindred Spirits I am looking for authors who write books that stick with you for a long time, if not forever. I am looking for books in the genres I read and write because sometimes narrowing it down can be helpful in life. There are so many books being released every year, every month, every week, and every day, and as a reader, it can be difficult to find those books. 

I am on a mission to find those books for you and with you.