Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
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Dr. Tina Tessina (LMFT,MFT,PhD)

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The Secret To A Healthy Relationship: Forgiveness

In my clinical experience, I've encountered many clients who are afraid to admit they're wrong. This comes from a culture of blaming and accusing — where one's early family may have picked a "culprit" when something went wrong, and focused on blame, rather than on fixing the problem ...

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Why Complaining Is Hurting Your Relationship

Dear Dr. Romance, I do not like my job, I have two more classes before I complete my masters in HR to move to a better position and recently passed the PHR certification. I was talking with my boyfriend about the environment at the company and how they are always ...

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4 Reasons Technology Can't Replace Love

Technology can have a big impact on relationships. In my counseling office, I see many couples who are struggling over Internet and social media issues. The ability to work at home via computer and smart phone can mean arguing about how work spills over and absorbs relationship time. Secrets that cause friction ...

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6 Essential Tips To Get Through A Difficult Divorce

Dear Dr. Romance, I am mindful that I am allowing my controlling, narcissist, soon-to-be ex (civil law attorney) to run circles around me, just as he did when we were married. After attending a divorce group session at my local church, they recommend that I set up ...

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11 Signs Your Guy Is Marriage Material

Do men have biological clocks?  Yes, they do! A man can feel the need to grow up and have a family, especially when he finds a woman who inspires those feelings in him. The problem is, how can you be sure the match is a good one? You'd think the positive signs in a date would be obvious, but ...

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Articles by Dr. Tina Tessina
Upset Woman In Bed With Hubby

The Secret To A Healthy Relationship: Forgiveness

Communication, honesty, and forgiveness will keep you two together and happy.

Neglected Wife

Why Complaining Is Hurting Your Relationship

All that negativity definitely isn't helping.

Texting Your Way To Love

4 Reasons Technology Can't Replace Love

Does your relationship need a Restart button?

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