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: Staying in My Loving Heart

Dear Dr. Romance:   Quite honestly, all the info in "Lighten Up - Cures for Marital Boredom" is great, but if your list of reccomendations were a test, we have failed everyone or most of them. I am walking lightly around here, just knowing, somehow, ...

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Dear Dr Romance: How Do You Dump Someone without Hurting Them?

Dear Dr. Romance:   I am in a bit of a weird situation... I'm 16 and I am engaged to a guy I only met 2 months ago. I thought he was joking so I just went along with it, and it was only when he gave me a ring and started talking about venues and dates ...

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7 Myths About Arguing & How To Avoid It

In my counseling practice, couples are often surprised to learn they can communicate and solve problems effectively without fighting; but sometimes you may find it’s not so easy to give up your struggles. You may have trouble letting go of the fighting habit because of two factors: social expectations ...

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Handling the Green-Eyed Monster

I can’t escape it, it’s in the news every day, and it fills my counseling office. Yesterday, the news told of a four-year-old who was shot to death by his own father, because the father was jealous of his divorced wife’s new relationship. “O, beware... of jealousy; it is the green-eyed ...

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7 Things To Consider Before Moving In Together

(To view the video, click here.) Moving in together is a financial commitment, and so is marriage, so it’s important to consider the tough issues you’ll face as a cohabiting or married couple. Dr. Romance presents ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: Staying in My Loving Heart

Dr. Romance on Getting What You Want

Cake Toppers

Dear Dr Romance: How Do You Dump Someone without Hurting Them?

When you don't take a relationship seriously, it can get very complicated very quickly.

Butting Heads

7 Myths About Arguing & How To Avoid It

Myths about Fighting In Relationships (And What to Do about Them)

Mother & Daughter

Handling the Green-Eyed Monster

Three tips for overcoming jealousy and living a more fulfilling life.

Gaze

7 Things To Consider Before Moving In Together

There are a lot of things to consider before cohabitating or combining finances.

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
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
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
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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
Long-distance relationships can be difficult. ...
By Tina B Tessina
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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
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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