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: 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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For Marriage Success, Act Like A Business & Watch The Bottom Line

If you and your partner tend to think the business end of a relationship is not a romantic topic for courtship, you will probably choose to not discuss it — that is, until you can't avoid it, and fights ensue. You may not think of your marriage as a business deal, but a huge part of it is just ...

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Dr Romance: 3 Tips to Living Together

In the throes of a new romance, when dating and getting to know each other are going well, it’s easy to make a big decision from all the energy, or for the wrong reasons. Moving in together for the wrong reasons, or without advance planning, can jeopardize the whole relationship; so do it ...

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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.

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Dear Dr. Romance: I just miss her a lot

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

Marriage Advice: Treat Your Relationship Like A Business

For Marriage Success, Act Like A Business & Watch The Bottom Line

Want financial bliss? You don't have to have an MBA to apply these savvy tactics to your marriage.

Cooking Together

Dr Romance: 3 Tips to Living Together

Cohabitation: Tips to Living Together with Someone instead of Getting Married

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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
True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
This exciting workbook, based on the authors' ...
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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of ...
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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
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
Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their ...
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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