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: 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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Dr. Romance Video: Reluctant to Marry Again

To view the Video Click Here Dear Dr. Romance , I'm reluctant to get married again. When a relationship that probably began in hope and joy has ended in failure, grief and pain, It's very understandable to be ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Can't Live Like This Anymore

Dear Dr. Romance:   I've seen your website and I think you may be the exact person to be able to help me. My wife and I have been married for just about 10 yrs., we have 3 beautiful children, and we live ...

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Less Talk, More Action

Those of you who have read my articles know that I am always talking about the importance of good communication, urging better communication, and giving skills for being better understood. Communication is one of the most important aspects of relationships; positive and negative. However, talk is not necessarily ...

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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.

Yes No Maybe

Dr. Romance Video: Reluctant to Marry Again

Doctor Romance has some Happiness Tips for recovering from divorce.

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Can't Live Like This Anymore

Dr. Romance helps a reader when they contact her about dealing with family members and trauma.

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Less Talk, More Action

Communication is one of the most important aspects of relationships; not all of it is verbal.

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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)
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
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
Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

Dr. Tina Tessina

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