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 Happiness Tip: Alone On Valentines Day?

Dr Romance’s Happiness Tips Alone on Valentine’s Day?   There's no need to mope around.  Having a plan that makes you happy is the best way to fend off the blues. Gather your best friends around you and make some special plans to ...

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Dr. Romance Video: Dating Advice Every Single Mom Should Know

Dr. Romance asks: Are you a single mom? Wondering whether you're too old to be back on the market? Well, wonder no more. Watch the video on YourTango.com  Dating Advice Every Single ...

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Ten Things People Don’t Know about Therapy

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 knew what the client meant. As a psychotherapist in private practice, I encounter a lot of people who waited far too long to come in for counseling because they ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Don't Know If This Is Retaliation

Dear Dr. Romance:   I recently read "Does First-Love ever die? How to deal with a flame that still flickers" While my ...

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Life Lessons

In this month of giving thanks, I am grateful for the lessons of my life. Perhaps the most important lesson I’ve learned is that a meaningful life is about growing your soul, and it happens slowly, in the process of engaging life. My own soul was battered early, when all the closest people in family ...

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Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: Alone On Valentines Day?

Having a plan that makes your happy is the best way to fend off the Valentine's Day blues.

sad mom

Dr. Romance Video: Dating Advice Every Single Mom Should Know

Are you a single mom? Wondering whether you're too old to be back on the market? Well,wonder no more

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Ten Things People Don’t Know about Therapy

These ten things will help you understand when counseling would be a good idea for you.

Man & Woman

Dear Dr. Romance: I Don't Know If This Is Retaliation

You can't build a relationship on dreams of yesterday. It's got to be based on something real.

Inspired

Life Lessons

A meaningful life is about growing your soul

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
By Dr Tina B Tessina Ph.D.
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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
By Tina B. Tessina
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The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
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
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 ...
By Tina Tessina
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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