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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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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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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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.

Sad Woman

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is The Grieving Process?

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

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.

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How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free: Third Edition
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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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