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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Relating With Love

Why do relationship counselors, speakers and authors say repeatedly that your relationship depends on how well you communicate with each other? Because marriage is a partnership and to create teamwork, you need to keep each other informed, and keep yourself aware of your partner’s ideas, wants and ...

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Your Primary Relationship

Most of us put a lot of emphasis on our relationships: family, friends and significant others. But, did you know that the relationship you have with everyone else is based on your relationship with you? That’s right, the closer you get to other people, the more you treat them the way you treat yourself. ...

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Setting Boundaries and Saying No

Knowing how to set appropriate boundaries can make the difference in whether or not your relationship succeeds. The topic frequently comes up in my counseling office, and most people think boundaries are set by telling other people what the limits are. But boundaries are really something you must create within ...

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The One Who Got Away

When I was a girl, growing up in the small township of Rockland, New York, there was a tiny post office, which was a small room with a separate entry in the house next door. Rockland’s official postmistress was Clara Weiss, who seemed very elderly even when I was a very small child. She was what we used to ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: How can I move forward when I hit a setback?

Dear Dr. Romance:   When one hits a setback in life what are some healthy ways to keep moving forward? How can one build a healthy mental outlook when things go wrong? Dear Reader:   The most important and uplifting thing you can do is look ...

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Articles by Dr. Tina Tessina
Happy Couple

Relating With Love

Dr. Romance writes about healthy communication as a key to a healthy marriage.

Winter Couple

Your Primary Relationship

The relationship you have with everyone else is based on your relationship with you.

Exit

Setting Boundaries and Saying No

Knowing how to set appropriate boundaries can make the difference in your relationship

Sad Dude

The One Who Got Away

Can this really work, or will it just fall apart again?

Solution

Dear Dr. Romance: How can I move forward when I hit a setback?

When one hits a setback in life what are some healthy ways to keep moving forward?

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
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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
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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
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

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