In a radio segment titled “Want to Connect With Your Child? Join Them in Their Digital World” and “5 Tips for Safe and Successful Online Dating” featured on RadioMD, Rob discusses how technology has affected parenting and the parent-child relationship today and how dating has changed throughout the years. Rob also provides tips on how people can safely and successfully date online. Listen to the full segment online.
In an article titled “Study Suggests Men and Women May View Cheating Very Differently” featured on The Huffington Post, Rob talks about new research that found that males are more likely to be upset with sexual infidelity whereas the average female is much more likely to be bothered by emotional infidelity. Rob states that these findings are in line with what he’s seen in his clinical practice and that men tend to take sexual and emotional affairs as a bruise to their egos, whereas women look at infidelity has putting their whole life in jeopardy since they may be thinking of the bigger picture including how to protect themselves and their family. Read the full article online.
In an article titled “How to Work with a Narcissist” featured on Entrepeneur.com, Rob helps shed some light on how difficult it can be to work with a Narcissist, but assures that it can also be extremely rewarding. Rob provides key negative traits of working with a narcissist as well as the inspiring and positive traits of working with a narcissist, while also summing up that while working with narcissists can be very difficult, “narcissistic people can be incredibly warm, bright, engaging, thoughtful (when they are thinking about doing that) and creative, and, as such, they may offer a great deal to any work or personal situation.” Read the full article online.
In an article titled “What Was the Biggest Addiction Moment of 2014″ featured on Pro Talk on Rehabs.com, Rob talks about the tragic suicide of Robin Williams and how addicts are always vulnerable to relapse and other life consequences. Rob also talks about how there is much more to recovery than just stopping the addictive use of a substance or behavior and explains how one needs to deal with the underlying issues as well. Read the full article online.
In an article titled “Caught Your Teen Masturbating? How to Cope” featured in an article on Café Mom’s, Rob talks about how parents should talk to their teens about masturbation once they’ve caught their child in the act. Rob explains that, “The worst thing a parent can do is to freak out and act as if the child has done something wrong. This type of overreaction creates emotional trauma that can have lasting effects and may influence the child’s sexual beliefs and behaviors – and ability to emotionally attach in healthy ways — for the remainder of his or her life.” Read the full article online.
In an article titled “Whatever Happened to the Hollywood Action Hero” featured in the online version of Esquire UK, Rob weighs in on the changing face of masculinity in the media and talks about how men no longer look to movies for role models. Rob notes that their influences today are found not just in porn and video games, saying, “I deal with thousands of men who have porn problems, and the number one demand from consumers of porn is they want an image of an unattractive man having sex with a woman. He’s got to be older, a little overweight and losing his hair. They’re not going to feel threatened by that guy.” Read the full article online.