Join us as Dr. Tina Tessina shares her expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. In this episode Dr. Tina gives relationship advice on How to Never Fight Again. Below are some of guidelines she talks about in the interview.
Guidelines for Not Fighting
- Don’t Participate
- Discuss Recurring Problems
- Seek to Understand (Tell Me More!)
- Solve if for the Two of You
- Talk to Others
About Dr. Tina Tessina
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.
Show interest in each other on a daily basis.
Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds
Have an attitude of learning. Don’t expect to know what’s going on right away. Every marriage has to be built from scratch, and that means learning as you go. If you learn as you go, you will have a great relationship.
If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…
Honor your love and focus on loving each other every chance you get. Remind each other how much you love each other. Stay focused on the love because the love is what’s going to carry you through anything life throws at you.