You’re Worth Loving!

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By Maryjane KapteynMy message is strong and persistent: ‘You’re Worth Loving'.Life radically and beautifully changes when you know your worth, without it the COST is too great.If I had felt WORTHY walking into my adulthood, all the success, happiness and love I desired would not have eluded me. I would not have endured so much disappointment and pain. I would not have lost my money, my time, my well being, my health, my happiness and my self-esteem hoping a man would love me.I would not have … [Read more...]

Nice Gal Secrets to Never Feeling Powerless With Men

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By Maryjane KapteynDo you work hard to get a relationship and to keep it going? If so, I know all too well how that feels because TRYING at love always backfired in my relationship past. Trying hard took up all my thoughts and energy, and left me unfulfilled and exhausted. It made me feel angry, lost, resentful, confused, needy and desperate because I never got enough in return from a man to feel good.I discovered that being a big-hearted nice gal isn’t exactly the problem, but giving too … [Read more...]

Oops, I Did It Again (Nice Gal Mistake)

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(this is personal)Oops, I did it again. Despite my undeniable spiritual connection to my partner, I unconsciously chose a man who wanted me to take care of him and fix his problems. I walked into a bit of a blended family, post-divorce mess. Yikes. Which means… part of me was a MESS as well. RELATIONSHIPS ARE A MIRROR. YOU ATTRACT WHAT YOU ARE, NOT WHAT YOU WANT.There’s no blame here, I take complete responsibility for attracting from my nice gal pattern. Plus, admitting all the ways, I … [Read more...]

Get the Love & Man You Deserve

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Acceptance, acknowledgment, support, caring, excitement, happiness, ease, calm and growth are all the things real, authentic love is made of. I want you to have this and more. Here’s my mini-deserve-love-list. Go for a man who: Makes you feel special. Listens and empathizes when you feel hurt. Gives you his time and attention. Wants to wake up to you every single day. Does what it takes so you can create a beautiful life together. Is unwavering in his faithfulness and commitment. Loves … [Read more...]

25 Self-Love Quotes

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  You deserve to be loved, cherished, adored, cared for, listen to and supported. You deserve to feel relaxed, free, purposeful, cherished, adored, and excited, at ease, stimulated and happy. You deserve to feel acknowledged and accepted.  I challenge you to become your own best friend and treat yourself BIG JUICY LOVE. Self-love opens and heals your heart, allowing you to be a good receiver of love, share your deepest feelings, risk believing in yourself more, find the strength to … [Read more...]

Nice Gal Beliefs That Block Love

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Intellectually you know loving you is important. Like, exercise, drinking plenty of water, resting and get plenty of sleep. If it’s one of the essential things that keep you balanced, healthy and emotionally thriving, why is last the list of things to do?Here’s what may be holding you back from loving you and attracting the relationship you want.You Feel Guilty Putting You FirstYou naturally give more than you receive, so putting you first feels wrong, selfish or vain. By giving to you, you … [Read more...]

You Gotta Want It, Chickie!

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 Do you want to lose weight, grow in wealth, get fit, elevate your career or find love?Well, you gotta want it.I know saying you have to want something may sound obvious, but here’s what I mean.Let's say you have a goal to lose weight.You must want to the lose the weight and become that skinny person more than you want to eat, more than you want the emotional comfort food provides you. You must want to lose weight so intently, that you are utterly undeterred and entirely focused on that … [Read more...]

Q&A: He’s Got Me, Now He’s lazy. What do I do to get my man to pay attention to me?

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My Man is LAZY.  What do I do to get him to pay attention to me?My man and I dated 3 years and living together 2 years exactly. 4 months ago he proposed, I was so happy. Anyway, we work opposite shifts so we hardly get time to do things together as a couple. However, the off days and free time he does have, he spends sleeping or watch's television. It’s been months since he has suggested or made any effort to steal my heart or show me how much he loves me. His very caring and sweet, but I a … [Read more...]

Q&A: Is He Afraid to Commit OR ‘Just Not That Into You’?

Dear Maryjane, I am 54 and have been seeing a guy who is 57 casually for 9 months. We both are the primary caregivers for our teenage children, plus we live an hour apart, so getting together is hard. We text every day and see each other once or twice a week. We both get hurt easily and are scared of being hurt in a relationship. But he tells me that he is not in to me as much as I am into him, so he will not commit. What do I do to turn that around as he is fairly controlling? Gail Dear … [Read more...]

Q&A Why Do Men Cheat?

Q&A: Why Do Men Cheat? Dear Maryjane, Why have I always attracted Narcissist’s? Every single man I've dated has cheated or consistently flirted and ogled over other women. My husband flirts shamelessly and it embarrasses and hurts me. I also suspect he may have taken this farther and cheated as well. Why can't I be enough for a man? Thanks MaryJane Dear Shelly, Thank you for your question! First of all, you’re not alone- so many beautiful and deserving women have been horribly … [Read more...]