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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Stop The Arguing! 6 Ways To Calm Down & Communicate Better

No relationship is perfect — couples disagree, fight, and argue all the time. It's not about who's right and who's wrong, it's all about how you deal with the problem. Sure, you can cry, yell, and blame each other to get your point across but these problems will only re-emerge if you ...

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Trudging Through The Mess In Life

As a parade went by, one of the horses pulling a float entry left a memento in the middle of the road, right in front of where we were watching from the sidewalk. From that point on, every band or group that came marching down the road marched bravely on, right through the pile of horse manure. — The image ...

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How to Avoid Financial Infidelity

The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new couples don’t realize that money is a major factor in marital happiness. Money is one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships. Couples argue about spending, ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What If He Finds Out It's A Wig?

Dear Dr. Romance: This question is a little hard for me because it is very personal. My husband and I were married for 24 years before he passed away. During our time together, I developed a severe case of alopecia which has left me with very little hair. This did ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid

Dear Dr. Romance: I fell in love and married a man from another city. We have been married for three years. I lived with his family, which included his parents and his three younger sisters, plus children. In my eastern culture, we mostly live with our inlaws. ...

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Dating Tips: How To Avoid Arguments With Your Partner

Stop The Arguing! 6 Ways To Calm Down & Communicate Better

Dr. Romance offers guidelines for understanding and being understood.

Family With 2 Young Kids

Trudging Through The Mess In Life

Blaming ourselves or someone else never helped anyone get through it faster.

Pigs

How to Avoid Financial Infidelity

The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new cou

Dating: Wearing Wigs And First Impressions

Dear Dr. Romance: What If He Finds Out It's A Wig?

First dates can be hard enough without having to worry about him pulling off your hair.

Cuffs

Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid

If you have to have permission to work, you are already compromised.

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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Long-distance relationships can be difficult. ...
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Gay Relationships
Here is a step-by-step guide to making ...
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LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
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The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty
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How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free: Third Edition
The 10 Smartest Decisions a WOMAN Can Make Before 40
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Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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