Monthly Archives: September 2020

Grandma’s Dating Advice

Grandma’s Dating Advice

Grandma’s Dating Advice By Tina B. Tessina, PhD LMFT While fashions, fads, and technology change, the basic skills of human communication, cooperation and commitment don’t. A healthy, happy, lasting relationship needs the same abilities to share thoughts and feelings with each other, to work through problems with the intent of reaching a solution rather than […]

Friends With Benefits

Friends With Benefits

Friends With Benefits by: Tina B. Tessina, PhD If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preserve a friendship once you have sex. We think we can control our feelings, but it’s not so simple. *If one of you becomes romantically attached as a result […]

Stupid Cupid

Stupid Cupid

Stupid Cupid By Tina B. Tessina, PhD LMFT In my counseling practice, however, I see lots of couples who don’t make it, for various reasons.   Cupid, the god who represented love to the ancient Romans, was blind.  In mythology, he’s been represented as a cherub, a perpetual baby, (which means someone without wisdom or judgement) […]

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