Really clicking with another person is most exciting experiences imaginable. Seriously, when someone else shares your excellent taste in music or dark sense of humor, then it can feel like a lasting relationship between you two is meant to be. Sometimes, though, there are signs they're your soulmate, but you're still not supposed to end up together for the long haul. You can be super attracted to someone who might not be that compatible for a serious relationship. It totally sucks, but it happens all the time.
Long-term partners need to work together on many different levels, so it's important to keep these things in mind if you want a serious relationship. (If you're seeking a casual fling, then these differences aren't as important. Go have fun.) Topics such as financial compatibility and career goals come into play. These aren't the most sexy or romantic discussions, sure, but they can inform your long-term happiness together.
Although it can be hard to think straight when you're falling for someone, try to imagine life with this person a few years down the road. Their carefree spirit may look a lot like irresponsibility if you're the one left paying all the bills and doing all the adulting. Here's a few warning signs to keep in mind, because those deep, soulful connections don't always translate to great relationships in the real world.