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 Gratitude, Kindness and Happiness

Dr. Romance writes:   The founding fathers of our country saw the “pursuit of happiness” as an inalienable right – so important they embedded it in the DNA of the United States of America, by writing it into the Preamble to the ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: why are men in their mid 40s-50s attracted to 2

Dear Dr. Romance:    I was wondering if in any of your books or articles you discuss about why men in their mid 40s-50s might be attracted to 20ish girls. I kind of know the obvious reasons, but being more curious about what that might mean maturity ...

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What Is A Dysfunctional Relationship?

Unless you're completely out of touch with any media, written, audio or video, you have been bombarded with words like "dysfunctional relationship", "codependency" and "toxic family system". You may have noticed that there's a lot of information available about these ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: at funerals, how do you comfort families in mou

Dear Dr. Romance: What suggestions can you offer for guests at funerals in regards to comforting families in mourning? Thanks! Dear Reader: Your presence at the memorial or funeral, honoring their loved one who passed, is the most comfort, so go if you ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What Is The Grieving Process?

Dear Dr. Romance:   What Is The Grieving Process? What are the stages of the grieving process? Dear Reader:   If you've had a personal loss, I am sorry that you have to go through it.  The traditional stages of grieving, developed ...

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Dr. Romance on Gratitude, Kindness and Happiness

Your thoughts affect your mood, and how you relate to yourself can either lift or dampen your spirit

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Dear Dr. Romance: why are men in their mid 40s-50s attracted to 2

Whether or not a relationship is healthy is not determined by age differences, but by the interactio

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What Is A Dysfunctional Relationship?

Dysfunctional Relationships are relationships that do not perform their appropriate function.

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Dear Dr. Romance: at funerals, how do you comfort families in mou

Dr. Romance helps a reader to find the best way to comfort a family in grief.

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Dear Dr. Romance: What Is The Grieving Process?

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is The Grieving Process? What are the stages of the grieving process?

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