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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Friends With Benefits

If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preserve a friendship once you have sex. We think we can control our feelings, but it's not so simple. • If one of you becomes romantically attached as a result of the sex, the friendship will ...

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When Love is Kind: 4 Ways To Build Mutuality in Relationships

Many people ask me, "How will I know if I'm in love?" Answer: Anyone who's in love usually knows it; the real question should be are we mutually in love, or am I wasting my time? If you want to be secure in your primary relationship, knowing how to create mutuality and work together greatly ...

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Dear D. Romance: I've learned my lesson

Click Here for Video Dear Dr. Romance: I saw your video "Don't Call Your Ex"   Great video post, good advice. I couldn't agree with you more.  ...

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The Colors of You

As life develops, many of us have an urge to focus on the deeper issues—our dreams and goals, and our emotional and spiritual development. When this happens, life gradually becomes more about meaning and satisfaction and less about obligations and accomplishments. As you mature, you can focus on living the ...

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The Representations Of Love

Love. Those clever Greeks, who invented the Olympics, also invented many names for love—Cupid, Eros, Venus, Aphrodite—and each name represented an aspect of love. The ancient Greeks had several words for several categories of love—they did not attempt to squeeze all of it into four little ...

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Trouble In Paradise

Friends With Benefits

If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preser

When Love is Kind: 4 Ways To Build Mutuality in Relationships

Many people ask me, "How will I know if I'm in love?" Answer: Anyone who's in love usually knows it.

Bathing Beauty

Dear D. Romance: I've learned my lesson

In this video Dr. Romance helps a reader in dealing with her ex.

Family Playtime

The Colors of You

You have learned many things about yourself throughout your life.

Female Friends

The Representations Of Love

Ah, love! What rapturous, torturous words have been set down to try and capture the essence of love.

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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
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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

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