I an article titled “Online porn use: How much is healthy? Part I” featured on RedOrbit, Rob provides insight on the careful casual use of online porn, the warning signs for when a universal habit becomes dangerous and how America should adjust its general attitude towards sex. Rob also discusses how parents can better address the issue of porn use with their children, saying, “[Parents] in particular tend to freak out if/when they catch their kids with porn, even if the parents used porn themselves when they were kids. Rather than worrying or not worrying, it’s better to develop open lines of communication among family members, especially with kids, letting everyone know that sexual topics can be discussed without fear of judgment and/or reprimand.” Read the full article online.
In an article titled “My Husband Convinced Me I Was Insane,” featured on damemagazine.com, Rob delves into the topic of “gaslighting” and explains how even “incredibly intelligent and emotionally healthy people are vulnerable” people can succumb to this type of manipulation and control. Rob goes on to say that most gaslighters are men and that the victims typically have experienced some sort of early life trauma. Read the entire article online.
In an article titled “Reconnecting Offline” featured in the print edition of Asia Spa, which talks about how technology has changed the way that we communicate, look for love and have sex, Rob comments on how sometimes technology can cause a rift between couples. He adds that couples should create ground rules such as not bringing devices to the dinner table and bedroom. Rob also discusses how too much tech in the form of excessive porn can lead to sexual dysfunction and that it can sabotage any chances of long-term intimacy and emotional connections with partners. Visit Asia Spa online.
In an article titled “Hypersexual Disorder Or Just A High Sex Drive? The Profile Of A Sex Addict” featured on Medical Daily, Rob talks about the thought processes sex addicts experience when addressing their urges, as well as the brain process of a sex addict vs. that of a drug addict. Rob also mentions that those suffering from “early attachment-related traumas” often “turn to alcohol, painkillers, or even repetitive objectified sexual experiences as a way to self-medicate stress.” Read the full article online.
In an article titled “I’ll Show You Mine, If You Show Me Yours” featured in The Sunday Times Magazine, Rob talks about sexting and the pros, cons and risks of digital sex. Rob also touches on the the new wave of problems that the Internet brings when it comes to sex and how the Internet offers, “accessibility, affordability and anonymity.” Rob mentions that we don’t know what this will all mean for the future and notes we are in an evolutionary phase with the “greatest social experiment we have ever experienced.” Read the full article online.
In an article titled “Sexting: The New First Base” featured in the print edition of Metro Parent Rob talks about teens sending sexy photos or texts and how it is now common among digital-native kids. Rob also discusses how sexting is a normal part of adolescent sexual experimentation and development and notes how important it is talk to your child about the potential consequences of sexting and how sexual images can be passed around and posted online without consent. Visit Metroparent online.