How to tell if someone sold their soul: 12 obvious signs

You’ve probably heard the legends and superstitions about selling your soul to the devil. But what if someone you know has actually done it in real life?

You might have a friend or a family member who has started acting strangely. They seem to have let go of their core beliefs and what really matters.

Could they have really sold their soul? Read on to find out.

What does it mean to sell your soul?

If a person has sold their soul, they will do anything and everything for superficial benefits — wealth, fame, status, beauty, or power.

To achieve these goals, they let go of all their core values, including kindness, compassion, and respect. This means nothing is out of bounds for them — not even lying, cheating, stealing, or even worse.

A person who has sold their soul won’t care how many dark stains their soul accumulates. They only have one thing in sight, and they’re willing to sacrifice anything for it.

You’re probably eager to find out if this is the case for the person you have in mind. Rest assured, there are obvious signs that can point this out. Let’s take a look!

1) They have superficial priorities

A person who has sold their soul will set the wrong kind of priorities.

Rather than worrying about health, family, and the good of society, they will chase after superficial things. These can include money, fame, beauty, or status.

Don’t get me wrong — these things aren’t necessarily bad, in and of themselves. After all, who wouldn’t want to be beautiful, or to have a little more extra cash?

But problems often arise when people set these as priorities.

Let’s look at some examples to illustrate.

If someone is hyper focused on looks, they might do risky or downright damaging things in order to keep looking young. They might use products that can cause serious illnesses like cancer, or undergo procedures that lead to serious health complications.

Chasing money brings about similar problems. When a businessperson or company puts profit above everything else, they start adopting practices that hurt the environment or disregard human rights such as child labour.

I’m sure you can see the problems here! Someone with these priorities has clearly lost sight of what really matters.

They’ve been set down a dark path. It’s one of the clear signs they have sold their soul, and if they don’t correct course soon enough, there might be no going back.

2) They show no guilt over making mistakes

Have you ever made a mistake?

Of course you have. After all, to err is human.

So here’s a better question. Do you feel bad about the things you’ve done wrong?

A person who has sold their soul will answer with a resounding “no”.

Here’s why.

A feeling of guilt is what tells you that you don’t like what you did. You hurt someone, but you didn’t mean to, and you wish you could do it differently.

This is because you have morals which prevent you from wanting to hurt people, and priorities that follow these goals.

Except wait — a person who has sold their soul has let go of both these things.

So there is no straying from their morals for them — because they no longer hold any. And even if they do, they’ll say “so what?”. They care more about their superficial end goal than any damage they may do to get there.

3) A gifted advisor confirms it

The signs above and below in this article will give you a good idea of whether your friend has sold their soul.

Even so, it can be very worthwhile to speak to a highly intuitive person and get guidance from them.

They can answer all sorts of spiritual questions and take away your doubts and worries.

Like, is your friend’s soul past saving? Is yours in danger too?

I recently spoke to someone from Psychic Source after noticing a friend starting to act very strange. After being lost in my own worries for so long, they gave me a unique insight into what’s happening in our friendship, including the right path for my own soul.

I was actually blown away by how kind, compassionate and knowledgeable they were.

Click here to get your own spiritual reading.

In this spiritual reading, a gifted advisor can tell you whether your friend has sold their soul, and most importantly empower you to make the right decisions when it comes to your own soul.

4) They have lost all sense of self-respect

This one can be tricky to spot.

But if you’re paying attention to what they say and do, you’ll see it. It shows in the way they treat their friends and family, the way they speak to others, and the way they act in public.

They not only don’t care about others — they also don’t respect themselves anymore.

But this is hardly surprising.

They’ve already given up on their own soul, so why would their own self-respect matter?

This is just one of the sacrifices needed to make to put money, fame, or beauty above everything else.

5) They always think negatively

What kind of things has this friend been saying of late?

Do they talk about a bright future, their wishes and dreams, and hope for a better tomorrow?

Or does talking to them sound like

If it’s the latter, watch out! That’s another sign that your friend has sold their soul.

Of course, ups and downs happen to all of us. It’s a normal part of life and nothing to worry about in moderation.

But when someone has a habit of thinking negatively all the time, it’s a clear sign they’ve sold their soul.

As they have sold their soul, they know deep down a dark future awaits them. So why should they care about it?

Well, they won’t.

They’ll be concentrated on short-term gain, while knowing in the back of their mind that the bigger picture looks quite bleak for them. They’re also stuck in their head and won’t be able to see the bigger picture or any way out of this.

Often this kind of negativity can spiral deeper and deeper. Eventually, it can turn into harmful behavior or even violence.

6) They lack self-control

Here’s one that may not be so obvious.

A person who has sold their soul will lack self-control.

They’ll be enchanted by the spell of whatever they’re chasing. This pull will be stronger than anything else, including their own willpower.

In fact, they don’t have full possession over their willpower anymore. They gave it up when they sold their soul.

They might have fleeting moments when they wonder if what they’re doing is right, or even feel a desire to change their ways.

But they won’t be able to follow through.

This is very much an internal battle. So how can you, as an outsider, see if this is the case?

Look for signs in the little things. Are they able to resist that savory dessert when they’re on a diet? Are they able to close the Netflix window when it’s time to go to sleep, or finish a project?

Essentially, they won’t be able to put what’s good for them or others above immediate gratification and selfish desire.

7) They take advantage of others

This is a big one. If you have a friend who always takes advantage of other people, it’s almost certainly because they’ve sold their soul.

They know that they’ll never be able to get their end goal — the idyllic life they want — without taking advantage of others. So, they do.

They’ll constantly be on the lookout for any benefit they can pull from other people. And they’ll jump at every chance they can get.

It could be asking for favors from people without ever offering them in return. They might get others to help them, but make excuses when it’s their turn.

It could also be something much more subtle like how they talk about others.

Whatever it is, one thing is for sure:

If you’re not careful, you could get seriously hurt.

This is why if you think someone you know has sold their soul, you need to have your guard up.

I mentioned earlier how the help of a gifted advisor can reveal the truth about souls.

You could analyze the signs until you reach the conclusion you’re looking for, but getting guidance from a highly intuitive person will give you real clarity on the situation and avoid disastrous consequences.

And the best part?

Getting a reading is as simple as hopping on a chat, speaking on the phone, or having a face-to-face call, all from the comfort of your sofa!

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8) They are losing friendships

You might notice this person has been losing a lot of friends of late.

This can happen for a number of reasons. Their lives take them in different directions, their interests change, or their priorities shift to something else.

Or, maybe they have sold their soul.

What do the two things have to do with each other?

A lot, actually. As we have already seen, someone who sold their soul will continuously take advantage of others. I’m sure you can see how this is one of the most effective ways to lose a friend!

If that’s not enough, this person’s constant negativity will put many people off. People won’t like hanging around them because they just bring everyone around them down.

Thirdly, as they show no remorse over their mistakes, it gets really difficult to solve conflicts with this person. Without a sincere apology, any pain they cause you will accumulate and eventually cause the friendship to end.

Lastly, they themselves may end the friendship because they start focusing too much on superficial goals. Why bother investing in friendships if you can have wealth, fame, or power?

Well, only someone who has sold their soul would ask this question seriously!

9) Their loyalty can be bought

You might notice this kind of pattern:

One week, your friend is hanging out with Josh and Maria. But a few weeks later, they’re rolling their eyes over them, and hanging out with a completely different crowd. And the same thing a few weeks after that.

What’s going on here?

This person’s loyalty sways with the wind. They have no real affection or care for these people, and so they can very easily let go and move on.

If you look closely, you’ll notice that they are friends with whoever can bring them the most benefits — whether those people are conscious of it or not.

Sometimes, this is an outright agreement. Everyone involved is chasing their own selfish gains and they happen to be mutually beneficial, at least for now. But underneath the façade, they only see each other as convenient stepping stones. As soon as the friendship stops being useful, it will dissolve without a trace.

How do you notice if your friend is being genuine or not?

Pay special attention when things get tough. Do they still stick around, or do they pull a disappearing act?

This will show you if your friend is truly loyal to the people in their life, or if they are just sucking benefits out of them.

10) They are narcissistic

This sign will come as no big surprise to you.

Someone who has sold their soul will usually be a huge narcissist.

Nobody is more important to them than themselves.

To a certain extent, this is natural and even healthy. After all, if we don’t prioritize ourselves, who will? We have to care about our own survival and wellbeing, first and foremost.

But narcissists take this to an extreme level.

They feel they are above everyone else, and that they deserve special treatment. In their minds, everyone else should be subservient to them, and they will even cause others harm to get personal gain.

If you’ve spotted a narcissist, chances are you’ve identified someone who sold their soul.


Because it’s the only way they can reach their impossible, superficial goals.

In a certain sense, they’re subjecting others to the same treatment they’ve already put themselves through too.

They put shallow values over their soul’s integrity and fate — and then they do the same thing to other souls too.

11) They are willing to betray everything they once stood for

This is one of the most obvious signs.

If someone has sold their soul, they will be willing to betray all the values they once stood for.

It doesn’t matter what it is. Compassion? Spirituality? Fair wages? They’ll toss it all away at the drop of a hat. There are no limits to what, or who, they will throw under the bus.

And for what?

They might get a few extra minutes of fame, or a couple more bucks in the bank.

If these gains sound horribly disproportionate to the things they’re throwing away, it’s because they are.

But good luck convincing them of that.

They’ve already betrayed their own soul, and they’re blinded by the illusion that made them do it.

They will sell out their family and friends without hesitation. They will turn on anyone who gets in their way — even if it means destroying themselves too.

12) They have a victim complex

If someone has sold their soul, they will have a victim complex.

They will be convinced that they are the victims of everyone and everything around them.

They’ll believe that everyone is out to get them, and that they are the only ones who can see through all the lies and deceit.

In a certain sense, this is true — but it’s not because of anything anyone else has done to them. It’s because of what they’ve done to themselves. They’ve become victims of their own delusions — and now they’re stuck in a cycle where no one else can help them escape from it.

As a result, they’ll feel like the world owes them a favor.

This is why they will be so quick to take advantage of others. They don’t care about anyone else’s feelings or well-being, because they’ll feel entitled to everything.

Watch out for this sign to avoid being manipulated.

Final thoughts

These 12 signs will give you a great idea if someone sold their soul.

But, if you really want to find out, don’t leave it up to chance.

Instead speak to a real, gifted advisor who will give you the answers you’re searching for.

I mentioned Psychic Source earlier, it’s one of the oldest professional spiritual services available online. Their advisors are well seasoned in healing and helping people.

When I got a reading from them, I was surprised at how knowledgeable and understanding they were. They helped me out when I needed it the most and that’s why I always recommend their services to anyone facing doubts about their soul.

Click here to get your own professional spiritual reading.

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Tina Fey

Tina Fey

I've ridden the rails, gone off track and lost my train of thought. I'm writing for Nomadrs to try and find it again. Hope you enjoy the journey with me.

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