3 Steps For Breaking A Karmic Cycle So You Can Move On

Karmic cycles can be a pain.

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Throughout life, we might find that we end up in situations that have a similar pattern — this is called a karmic cycle.

Whether this comes in the form of a karmic relationship with one person, relationships with different people that follow the same pattern, or just situations that seem to all be teaching you the same sort of lesson, these may be signs you're caught in a karmic cycle.

What is a karmic cycle? 

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A karmic cycle is a pattern that is meant to teach you a life lesson.

As our souls traverse through each of their different lives, they collect karmic debt, which must be repaid in the following life. You can come to understand which debt you're supposed to pay back by noticing the repetitive patterns in your life.

Oftentimes, this karmic pattern presents itself as a karmic relationship.

What is a karmic relationship?

A karmic relationship isn’t always present with a romantic partner. You can find karmic relationships with best friends, parents, and honestly anyone you meet. Despite often being tumultuous, you will consistently find yourself drawn to this relationship.


To release these karmic relationships from your life or break the cycle of karmic situations in soul connections, you need to understand why you end up in these karmic cycles with these people.

According to Siete White, a poet, actress, and TikTok influencer, you aren’t in these karmic relationships because you’re doing something wrong. It’s most likely because you are an empath. Empaths unfortunately sometimes attract people who aren’t capable of empathy

Why should you break a karmic cycle?

The reason why you should break a karmic relationship connection once you notice it is because it’s not meant to last. You are meant to have learned a lesson through that relationship and move on. The danger of noticing these karmic relationships or situations in your life is that they are cyclical, which means they will continue to show up in your life until you choose to break the cycle.

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How to break a karmic cycle

According to White, there are a few steps you can take to overcome these relationships, move on, and break the karmic cycle. 

Step 1: Learn how to recognize the karmic relationship or situation 

That’s the most important step because you are choosing to analyze your relationship and dig deep into why you are having trouble and feel like you are stuck in a cycle. When you know, you will know because you will feel like you are trapped in a cycle of learning the same lesson over and over. 

Step 2: Practice radical self-love

Practicing acceptance and self-love is so important because you must learn to choose yourself first always in this karmic relationship or relationship with karmic situations. This is the last thing that your karmic partner, friend, or family member would want you to do. You need to learn how to love yourself first and not forfeiting your feelings and love for the relationship.


Step 3: Learn to trust your intuition 

Intuition is the most important thing in your life that you can trust. You know what you want, need, and love and you don’t want to be forced to, believe, or act on anything you don’t want to do or say. Learn to trust your intuition because it will never lead you wrong. 

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Megan Hatch is a writer at YourTango who covers zodiac, horoscope, and pop-culture news.