Show Info 11/16/11 Dr. Tina Tessina Author of Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting abut the The Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage

On tonight's La Bella Vita Show it's all about relationships -  We have Dr. Tina Tessina! Author of twelve books, her latest Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage! Here is what Redbook  & had to say about Dr. Tessina.

“With a Ph.D., 11 books, and 30 years of counseling experience under her belt…Tina Tessina has a lot to say about the everydays of life and love.” —Redbook,

Ask any married couple what issues raise turmoil in the marriage and all will agree: money, sex, and kids. These three universal conflicts—that over time can erode even the strongest unions—are cornerstone issues. A prescriptive, practical guide, MONEY, SEX, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage (January; Trade Paper Original; Adams Media) by popular author and therapist Dr. Tina B. Tessina shows couples how to deal with their differences surrounding these divisive issues and resolve them before divorce court is the only option. Breaking down proper etiquette for marital debate, as well as offering creative approaches to issue-specific problem-solving, MONEY, SEX, and KIDS provides readers with: • Sample scripts to properly handle arguments • Guidelines and exercises to deal with marital conflict • Cases of other couples who have tackled the money, sex, kids conflict triangle With 40 percent of all first marriages and 50 percent of all second marriages ending in divorce, America’s 56 million married couples need help. Dr. Tessina offers struggling couples a much-needed fresh look at what is mean to be married—and what it takes to stay that way. Tina Tessina, PhD, MFT  has been a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in California since 1978. She is the author of 12 books, including The 10 Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make Before 40 and The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again. Her most recent books are It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction, How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free, and The Real 13th Step. Her practice includes individual and couple counseling. She’s been happily married for twenty five years.

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