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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DearDr.Romance:How Can I get over the nervousnessof dating again?

Dear Dr. Romance:   How can one get over the nervousness of dating again when its been quite a few years since their last date? Dear Reader:   If your last relationship lasted for a while, dating again can be a scary proposition. These ...

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Your Job on Earth

In Peace, Love and Healing, Dr. Bernie Siegel says: “Whatever your age, if you learn to listen, your inner voice will speak to you about your path... your ‘job on earth.’ This wisdom that is directing you from within is your birthright... an inner message, an inner awareness, that says, ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I can't get my ex out of my head and heart

Dear Dr. Romance:   Several years ago I met this man. it was instant attraction for both of us. we fell instantly for each other but he had a girlfriend.  I gave him the space he needed and we both agreed to just be friends. we tried it once when they ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: My father opposes my inter-racial relationship

Dear Dr. Romance: My question of the week is how to deal with family opposition of my inter-racial relationship. My dad, who is in his 70s, is vehemently opposed to my relationship with my fiance (who is white). He hasn't even met him and given him a chance. It ...

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Response-Ability

One of the trends I dislike in our culture is the reluctance of people to take responsibility, or to respond with care to each other. In my counseling practice, I hear a lot of self-justification, mind-reading, defensiveness, blaming and complaining; which is why relationships, friendships, business connections ...

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DearDr.Romance:How Can I get over the nervousnessof dating again?

DearDr.Romance:How Can I get over the nervousnessof dating again?

If your last relationship lasted for a while dating again can be scary. Let Dr. Romance help.

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Your Job on Earth

In Peace, Love and Healing, Dr. Bernie Siegel says: “Whatever your age, if you learn to ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I can't get my ex out of my head and heart

Dr. Romance helps a reader to decide if waiting for her ex is worthwhile.

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Dear Dr. Romance: My father opposes my inter-racial relationship

Dr. Romance advises a reader on how to talk to her family about her inter-racial relationship.

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Response-Ability

Dr. Romance examines the difference between taking responsibility and taking blame.

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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)
This is the first book in the "Inner ...
By Tina B. Tessina, Riley K. Smith
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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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
Gay Relationships
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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