Splash page for Dating Week

Splash page for Dating Week

Dating can be thrilling, dizzying, exhausting, fun, and spiritual--all at the same time. Throughout Dating Week, Beliefnet presents our tips for heightening the spiritual side of love, leading you towards finding your soul mate (or enjoying the one you already have).

How do you know if that person you just met is just a new friend, or is someone who's compatible with you on the deepest level? Explore what compatibility means to you, and let our three-quiz "compatibility toolkit" help you determine what values you most want to match your partner's. Or, read Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's opinion that compatibility is overrated.

Finding a date is one thing, but how do you find "the one," "your soul mate," or "your spiritual partner?" Tony Campolo shares why he thinks church actually hurt singles' search for their soul mates, while Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway shares instructions for how to feng shui yourself to the ultimate spiritual love connection.

Love knows no boundaries, as interfaith couples can attest. Test your interfaith celebrity couple IQ with our quiz, and check out our advice columnists' views on how to make your interfaith relationship spiritually meaningful for both you and your partner.

Let's not forget that there's a physical side to love! Author Dawn Eden shares her experiences dating while remaining chaste. Or, explore your sexuality with an audio meditation on the concept of pleasure, test your knowledge of Tantric sex, and check out our gallery of Valentine's Day gifts that are spiritually sexy.

Romance is more than flowers and candy, it's a feeling of love, connection, comfort, and excitement. Watch a video about building a solid love foundation, and read an essay about why dating is good for the soul.

Are You Compatible? » take the quiz
Are You Single or Singular? » take the quiz
Trivia: Interfaith Celebrity Couples » take the quiz
What's Your Tantric Sex IQ? » take the quiz
Trivia: Love in Sacred Texts » take the quiz

Father Albert Cutié
How to build your relationship on a solid foundation.
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