You got you're soul for what. It was what you wanted right? Beneath You
In Season 7,theres denial,compassion, loss,pain, suffering, power,and True Love.We see all this from Spike & Buffy in this Season.Ever Since Spike came back in Sunnydale things were not the same.
When Buffy discovered that Spike is a vampire with a soul. She was still keeping her distance away from Spike. The moments of rape and lusty attractions to use each other haunts both Spike & Buffy in Season 7. After Buffy figured out the Big Bad The First, was tormenting Spike because has a soul, Buffy was helping him to fight it. She saw the monster within him and saw him fought it...