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: Why Is There No Support Line for Men?

Dear Dr. Romance:   Thank you for writing "Lighten Up - Cures for Marital Boredom."  Please allow me to give my opinion as to my priorities. I always had the idea to start from the bottom ...

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Dr. Romance's Guide To Co-Parenting After Divorce

(Click here to view video.) No matter how angry or hurt you may be after a divorce, if you have children, you’ll still share a lifetime with their other parent, your ex. Dr. Romance offers guidelines for moving past the ...

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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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Dear Dr. Romance: Why Is There No Support Line for Men?

Work together with your partner to transcend culture and create relationships that work for you.

Single Mom

Dr. Romance's Guide To Co-Parenting After Divorce

Eight tips for raising your children together after divorce.

Bliss

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)

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
By Dr Tina B Tessina Ph.D.
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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
This is the first book in the "Inner ...
By Tina B. Tessina, Riley K. Smith
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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
Tina Tessina asserts that, despite the ...
By Tina Tessina
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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
This exciting workbook, based on the authors' ...
By Tina Tessina, Riley K. Smith
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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of ...
By Tina B. Tessina
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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Gay Relationships
Here is a step-by-step guide to making ...
By Tina B. Tessina
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LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences --different ...
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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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