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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Help! I Am A Married Man Infatuated With A Much Younger Coworker

Dear Dr. Romance: I am a happily married man in my mid-forties with two small kids who has become overwhelmingly infatuated with a 22 year old co-worker. She is friendly but certainly not coquettish and there is no suggestion she ...

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Reordering Your Brain For Positivity

Dear Dr. Romance: I read your article "Motivation And How to Create It (Good Boss/Bad Boss)" and found it very interesting. I understand your point about celebrating and appreciating yourself to ...

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Growing Up as an Adult

“Miracles do happen,” wrote Chaim Weizman , the first President of Israel “but one has to work very hard for them.” To grow up and out of a painful, dysfunctional past and all its leftovers—feelings, memories, pain, confusion, anger, fear, and persistent dysfunctional ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Got Drunk And Kissed Another Man

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm nearly 30 and have been living with my boyfriend for several years. Last year we encountered a rough patch and I felt neglected and unloved, as if all the respect had gone from our relationship. Unfortunately this time I got very drunk and ...

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Make New Friends, Keep Good Friends

“Make new friends, keep the old. One is silver, the other is gold.”—adage Research conducted by Dr. Dean Ornish and others shows that the happiest and healthiest people are those who are well-connected to friends and family. But, in our mobile society, keeping friends is not always ...

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Love: What To Do When You're Infatuated With A Younger Woman

Help! I Am A Married Man Infatuated With A Much Younger Coworker

Dr. Romance helps a reader deal with thoughts of infidelity in a mature manner.

Playful Couple

Reordering Your Brain For Positivity

You can learn to appreciate and celebrate yourself and what you do.

Family With 2 Young Kids

Growing Up as an Adult

Most people tend to think of family legacies in terms of handed-down furniture, mementos, and money.

Adultery: What To Do After Committing Adultery

Dear Dr. Romance: I Got Drunk And Kissed Another Man

Actions, even drunken actions, have consequences.

Multi-Ethnic Senior Women In Swimming Pool

Make New Friends, Keep Good Friends

Once you have a clear idea of the kinds of friendships you would enjoy, you can decide to create mor

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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)
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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
This exciting workbook, based on the authors' ...
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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
Long-distance relationships can be difficult. ...
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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
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Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their ...
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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