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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Romance is Not Necessarily Love

In romantic depictions of love, cute little images of cherubs and cupids abound. But Cupid, in his real incarnation, is not so sweet and cuddly. His arrows can create deep and lasting wounds, and can strike you blind and irrational in a heartbeat. A few disaster-filled run-ins with Cupid’s dart and you can ...

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Dear Dr Romance: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not...

Dear Dr. Romance: I am a woman in my mid-twenties from India and I am working in the middle east in a professional job. I had a brief arranged marriage and am now getting divorced. One of my business clients, who is an Arab and over forty has been married for many ...

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How To Control And Monitor Positive Changes In Your Life

I've been dealing with a lot of unwanted changes, and it's not easy. Losses, disappointments, changes — we all struggle when life doesn't go our way. Why is it so hard to handle change? Then there are the changes we want to make, fight hard to make — losing weight, giving up smoking, ...

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How To Become Your Very Own Best Friend

I have a friend, Maggie, who has been my friend since 1968, and she calls me her "bestest" friend as a way of appreciating our connection. It always makes me smile, and I feel the same about her. Often, my clients have trouble learning to appreciate and trust themselves, and I think Maggie's phrase ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: It is your Christian duty to forgive

Dear Dr. Romance: Thank you for your article on "Apology and Forgiveness".   The process of forgiving is powerful and extremely helpful. I have searched for such information many years and have ...

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Romance is Not Necessarily Love

When it comes to love, it’s easy to forget how to think clearly, because we have all been bombarded

Dear Dr Romance: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not...

Dr. Romance Helps a reader who is sleeping with a married man.

How To Control And Monitor Positive Changes In Your Life

Human beings are hardwired to seek out patterns and operate according to them.

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How To Become Your Very Own Best Friend

Whether you realize it or not, the relationship you have with yourself sets the pattern for how you

Dear Dr. Romance: It is your Christian duty to forgive

Dear Dr. Romance: Thank you for your article on "Apology and ...

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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
For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of ...
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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 ...
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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
Dr. Tina Tessina helps women walk confidently ...
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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
Do you frequently second-guess yourself at ...
By Tina B. Tessina, Elizabeth Friar Williams
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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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