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: What Causes One To Constantly Sabotage Oneself?

Dear Dr. Romance: What causes one to constantly sabotage oneself? Why would someone constantly put up their own roadblocks? Dear Reader: Being out of touch with one's own wants and needs is a primary way to self-sabotage. Getting in your own way is all ...

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Turning Poison Into Medicine

The revered Sufi poet, Rumi, wrote: “We turn poison into medicine and our sorrows into blessings” I’m thankful for many things. I live a wonderful life, surrounded by loving friends and my beloved husband, Richard; I have the privilege of doing work which I love, and I’m thankful ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: Although I had to let go, I still care a lot.

Dear Dr. Romance Your articles are very helpful to me. Can you tell me what book of yours can help me heal from my last relationship. The pain is still there and although I am sure I had to let go, I still ...

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Dr. Romance Video: Is there a right way to ask for more sex?

Click here to Watch Video: Dr. Romance's Guidelines for Creating a Sexual Agreement: * Set up a problem-solving session: * Having a time to talk about sex will help you create trust and sexual openness which makes ...

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How to Stretch Time

It is indeed possible to stretch time—to make the time you have go farther, and use it more for what you really want to do. Stretching time is not difficult if you have the prerequisites: self-awareness, a sense of purpose, thoughtful action, and a playful approach.   Self-Awareness: As ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What Causes One To Constantly Sabotage Oneself?

Being out of touch with one's own wants and needs is a primary way to self-sabotage.

Turning Poison Into Medicine

The revered Sufi poet, Rumi, wrote: “We turn poison into medicine and our sorrows into blessings”

Blues

Dear Dr. Romance: Although I had to let go, I still care a lot.

How long it takes to get over a breakup really depends more on how attached you were than how long y

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Dr. Romance Video: Is there a right way to ask for more sex?

Having a time to talk about sex will help you create trust and sexual openness.

Walk

How to Stretch Time

Stretching time is not difficult if you have the prerequisites: self-awareness, a sense of purpose,

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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
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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