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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Dear Dr. Romance: Am I Strange?

Dear Dr. Romance: I am a university student majoring in English Translation in a Mid-Eastern country. I find it difficult to attract other people's attention and it makes friendship nearly impossible. I love loneliness in a way that most of my friends don't ...

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Looking For Love After Divorce?

Looking for love after divorce? Here are three tips to help as you begin dating after your divorce. 1. Be suspicious if it all seems “too good to be true” – it probably is. If your subconscious, neurotic needs are running the show, it’s fabulous at first and then horrible. If your ...

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Dr. Romance: Finding your Next Spouse

You're divorced and ready to look for a new love. Here are three tips to help you as you search for a new partner in life. 1. Know the difference between fooling around and building a real relationship.  You can mess around with anyone (if you’re careful and have safe sex) but before you ...

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Dr. Romance on Ten Things People Don't Know about Therapy

Dr. Romance writes: I recently had a first session with a client who said, about halfway into the hour, "Wow. I like you. I'm surprised." I laughed, but I ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I just miss her a lot

Dear Dr. Romance: I found your article about women dating younger men. So, here I'm in a middle of a crisis... hope you can read ...

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Sad Dude

Dear Dr. Romance: Am I Strange?

It's okay to want to be alone from time to time. As long as solitude is a managed part of your life.

Looking For Love After Divorce?

Looking For Love After Divorce?

Don't Repeat Past Mistakes. Follow These Three Tips

Happy Wedding Day

Dr. Romance: Finding your Next Spouse

3 Tips to Finding -- and Keeping -- your Next Spouse after a Divorce

Dr. Romance on Ten Things People Don't Know about Therapy

Dr. Romance on Ten Things People Don't Know about Therapy

These 10 points will help you decide if you could benefit from therapy.

Gaze

Dear Dr. Romance: I just miss her a lot

Seven years isnt' that big an age gap, no matter who's older.

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
Tina Tessina asserts that, despite the ...
By Tina Tessina
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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Gay Relationships
LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty
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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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
It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

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