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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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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Dear Dr. Romance: What Should A Twentysomething Grad Student Do?

Dear Dr. Romance, We are co-workers and I've know him for about two years. He's very nice, funny and in very good shape. We've built a pretty solid friendship. We hang out a couple times a month (when I'm home from school). But, lately he's been ...

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Dr. Romance On The 9 Worst Marital Habits To Avoid

I sees many clients who are having marital problems because of the following bad habits. If you find yourself doing any of these things, consider changing your behavior or getting counseling. 1. You place social media above real communication. This can be a big ...

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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

Staying Dry

Dear Dr. Romance: What Should A Twentysomething Grad Student Do?

Why are you avoiding romance? This guy is just a way to hide out...

Relationships: How To Stop Bad Habits In Your Marriage

Dr. Romance On The 9 Worst Marital Habits To Avoid

If you find yourself doing any of these things, consider changing your behavior or counseling

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
By Tina B. Tessina
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The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
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
LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences --different ...
By Tina Tessina
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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
Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their ...
By Tina Tessina
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

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