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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12 Dating Rules For Single Parents

As a single parent, you probably have very little free time, so dating must seem like an impossible task. Yet, single parents are dating in unprecedented numbers. So, if you are looking for another head of household, you ...

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Emotional Hygiene

Recently, I had a minor but difficult surgical procedure to lance an abscess on my leg. It was very painful, and while I recovered physically pretty quickly, I had some Post -traumatic stress reactions—bad dreams, flashbacks, and upset—after my recovery. I had to acknowledge my upset and feelings, ...

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Detox Your Life

Many of my clients come in with complaints about personal habits that feel toxic in their lives. Just as you can detox your body when you’re feeling sluggish, it’s also possible to detox your emotional life. Here are some of the most common ways your life can back up on you, and how to handle ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: How Do I Flirt to Grab a Guy's Attention?

Dear Dr. Romance: I'd like to learn something flirty and funny that will grab a guys attention!? I am going bowling with my crush and a group of friends (I never talk to my crush so this is huge!) and I am trying to think of some cute flirty things to ...

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Dr. Romance Video: Repairing a Dysfunctional Mother/Daughter Rela

(Watch the video here.) When you hit your teens you and your mom had a bad time, and you still are. Maybe she's not the mother you always wanted, but she's yours. How do you bury the hatchet and repair your connection? This will also be helpful for moms ...

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12 Dating Rules For Single Parents [EXPERT]

12 Dating Rules For Single Parents

Are you a mom or dad who is ready to start dating again? Here's how.

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Emotional Hygiene

Three things you can do to create more happiness in your life

Beauty

Detox Your Life

10 common ways your life can back up on you...and how to handle them.

At A Bar

Dear Dr. Romance: How Do I Flirt to Grab a Guy's Attention?

Don't try too hard to be flirty and funny -- you could easily come off silly.

Mother/Daughter

Dr. Romance Video: Repairing a Dysfunctional Mother/Daughter Rela

Guidelines for growing up within your family and improving the mother-daughter relationship.

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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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