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: She started pushing me away and becoming distan

Dear Dr. Romance: I've been dating my girlfriend for 5 almost 6 months now. We hit it off from the very beginning and fell in love a couple months into the relationship. Both of us are independent people and level headed, but there's a deep connection between ...

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Dear Dr. Romance, Strangely, I Still Love This Man

Dear Dr. Romance: Last year, my boyfriend broke up with me 3 days before my birthday. On the actual day, he didn't even so much as text or call to wish me a happy birthday. He didn't even send me a card. I was devastated, mainly because I really made a big ...

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4 Steps To Success & Happiness

In my private counseling practice, clients often tell me, "I want to be happy!" We then set about making it a reality. As a psychotherapist, I know that your habits, your relationships, your environment, and especially what you think about them determine more about how happy you are than your genes do; ...

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Dr. Romance on Love and Chemistry

Dr. Romance writes: Many of my clients want to know: What is a safe surrender to love? They have been in love before, and have gotten hurt. While we all are aware of the joy and beauty of love, and the profound pleasure of being in love, most of us are also afraid of ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Felt Like A Loveless Phony!

Dear Dr. Romance: I just found your article "Without Ego." And you are just who I've been looking for! For the past two years I've been reading articles about dissolving the ego and all this hubbub. For those two years I was told that I ...

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Articles by Dr. Tina Tessina
Broken Heart

Dear Dr. Romance: She started pushing me away and becoming distan

Dr. Romance helps a reader whose girlfriend is pushing him away.

Cuffs

Dear Dr. Romance, Strangely, I Still Love This Man

Dr. Romance helps a reader to recognize when a relationship is over.

Family Playtime

4 Steps To Success & Happiness

Here are 4 steps to success and happiness.

happiest

Dr. Romance on Love and Chemistry

I never found an adult client who didn't recognize chemistry; the feeling of being in love.

Single Mom

Dear Dr. Romance: I Felt Like A Loveless Phony!

"Integration of the self"—getting all the split parts of you to work together as a team.

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
This is the first book in the "Inner ...
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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
Tina Tessina asserts that, despite the ...
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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
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 ...
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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