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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Dr. Romance on Friends in Need: Interventions for Domestic Violen

Last month, Dr. Romance received the following letter from a reader: “A topic I would like you to cover/explore is that curious phenomenon which permits otherwise independent women to be dominated...even abused...by males with whom they share some sort or ...

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Caring For Parents = Divorce?

7 Tips To Keep Your Marriage On Track When Helping Family Members If your parents are elderly and becoming infirm, or if there are others who require special care in your family, due to disability or illness the situation you will need to figure out how to maintain a balance between your marital life and ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I'm a single mother, and I feel I'm past my pri

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm a 23 year old single mother and believe me when I say my life has been crazy and very rough. I have no relationship with the father of my child. He's pretty much abandoned our four yearl old son after his 1st birthday. He doesn't help ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Love A Deaf Girl With All My Heart

Dear Dr. Romance: I am confused. I am dating a deaf girl and I love her with all my heart. The problem is she likes to party and sleep around and in the community they have noticed it. They keep complaining about deaf gals but sometimes I want to cry because I love ...

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Apologies Are Necessary... Are You Doing Them Right?

All couples disagree or even fight from time to time. But sometimes, battles turn into epic wars that are hard to heal. Are you and your partner having a tough time getting over an argument? Here are some tips to help. 1. Surrender to your responsibility. When you become aware that you have made a mistake, ...

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Dr. Romance on Friends in Need: Interventions for Domestic Violen

Dr. Romance addresses the issue of when to get involved with domestic violence.

Summer Couple

Caring For Parents = Divorce?

7 Tips To Keep Your Marriage On Track When Helping Family Members

sad mom

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm a single mother, and I feel I'm past my pri

Dr. Romance answers the questions from a single mother.

Cooking Together

Dear Dr. Romance: I Love A Deaf Girl With All My Heart

Dr. Romance helps a reader sort through his feelings.

Couples Counselor: Reconcile With These 4 Steps

Apologies Are Necessary... Are You Doing Them Right?

There are 4 steps to a good apology... how many have you mastered?

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
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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
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
Lovers Come with Differences --different ...
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The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty
Dr. Tina Tessina helps women walk confidently ...
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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
Do you frequently second-guess yourself at ...
By Tina B. Tessina, Elizabeth Friar Williams
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Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their ...
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

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