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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How To Keep Yourself Out Of A Violent Relationship

It’s not always easy to tell which strangers are dangerous, and which are not. Here are some guidelines for protecting yourself and telling the difference.   1. Don’t be alone with a new person too quickly, and don’t go to the other person’s home, or allow him or her in ...

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Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: Gentle Persistence

Dr. Romance writes: Have you noticed that nagging, whining, complaining, sternly directing, yelling, criticizing and freaking out don’t seem to get you what you want from a partner, family member, friend, colleague or child? In a previous article, Read More

Without Ego

In reading philosophical teachings and writings, I often wonder why the body and the ego are seen so negatively, as if they somehow are antithetical to spirituality. Although ego, body and mind are not all we are, each is part, an expression of the whole self, included in our precious gifts from God, the ...

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Intuition or Inner Knowing

When I met Richard, my husband, October 10, 1981, he was sitting outside, and the sun was glinting off his red hair, and my whole body and soul said {wow!” Twenty-three years later, we’re still happy.  It turned out to be a lasting love at first sight. How did I know? I didn’t. ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I keep telling him not to push me.

Dear Dr. Romance:   I find your articles very interesting. I have a minor problem with my husband. he keeps telling me that I don't listen and that I am stubborn.  I admit my mind goes ...

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How To Keep Yourself Out Of A Violent Relationship

Doctor Romance has guidelines for protecting yourself from a violent relationship.

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Dr. Romance Happiness Tip: Gentle Persistence

Gentle persistence is the art of staying focused on your objective

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Without Ego

Perfection is not the goal – healthy living is.

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Intuition or Inner Knowing

Intuition is not as magical or mysterious as it sounds.

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Dear Dr. Romance: I keep telling him not to push me.

I have a minor problem with my husband.

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