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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Trudging Through The Mess In Life

As a parade went by, one of the horses pulling a float entry left a memento in the middle of the road, right in front of where we were watching from the sidewalk. From that point on, every band or group that came marching down the road marched bravely on, right through the pile of horse manure. — The image ...

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How to Avoid Financial Infidelity

The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new couples don’t realize that money is a major factor in marital happiness. Money is one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships. Couples argue about spending, ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What If He Finds Out It's A Wig?

Dear Dr. Romance: This question is a little hard for me because it is very personal. My husband and I were married for 24 years before he passed away. During our time together, I developed a severe case of alopecia which has left me with very little hair. This did ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid

Dear Dr. Romance: I fell in love and married a man from another city. We have been married for three years. I lived with his family, which included his parents and his three younger sisters, plus children. In my eastern culture, we mostly live with our inlaws. ...

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The Art Of Fighting Fair: 5 Things To Consider Before You Yell

Thirty years of marriage counseling and twenty-five years of a second marriage have convinced me that fights are not necessary in a marriage. Married couples need to have discussions, they need to solve problems, and sometimes they need to disagree, but they don't need to squabble, argue, bicker or fight. ...

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Family With 2 Young Kids

Trudging Through The Mess In Life

Blaming ourselves or someone else never helped anyone get through it faster.

Pigs

How to Avoid Financial Infidelity

The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new cou

Dating: Wearing Wigs And First Impressions

Dear Dr. Romance: What If He Finds Out It's A Wig?

First dates can be hard enough without having to worry about him pulling off your hair.

Cuffs

Dear Dr. Romance: I was reduced to a house maid

If you have to have permission to work, you are already compromised.

Couples: Keeping The Peace In Your Relationship

The Art Of Fighting Fair: 5 Things To Consider Before You Yell

Married couples need to have discussions, solve problems, as well as disagree.

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Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Gay Relationships
LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
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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