The Self Magazine article references the Harris Poll findings that state 26% of Americans can’t live without their cell phones with only 20% saying there’s no way they’d survive without sex. Rob suggests using technology for good, instead of evil and that couples should find ways to incorporate each other in their tech lives. Read the full article here.
In part two of a feature on CBS 2 KTVN Reno, NV, sex addiction expert Rob Weiss talks about what makes sex addiction different and why some people are more prone to this type of disorder. Rob explains how trauma and underlying emotional challenges with relationships can contribute and how most addicts troubles start in childhood.
Addiction expert Rob Weiss, discusses what sex addiction is and how it affects the lived of people struggling with this addiction in the first part of this news feature on CBS 2 KTVN in Reno, NV . Rob explains that sex addiction is not really about sex, but about the intoxicating effect addicts get when pursuing a sexual encounter.
In this article about the rise of sex addiction in African-American women, Rob talks about the “thrill” that surrounds sex, the severity of sex addiction if left untreated, and the importance of treating sex addiction. Rob also explains that everyone in sex addiction treatment is there for the same reasons, so there’s no judgment and no shame, which is why many people are afraid to seek out treatment. Read the entire article on ebony.com.
Can a man really fall in love with a computer and have a healthy relationship? In this interview with the NY Daily News, Rob explains why relationships between computer and humans will be more common in the future, especially among a gadget-obsessed generation. The connection between a Siri-like operating system and the main character in “Her” isn’t far off. That’s why in Rob’s new book, “Closer Together, Further Apart: The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Parenting, Work and Relationships,” he urges older generations not to judge kids for being glued to their gadgets. It’s not the smart phones and tablets they’re addicted to, it’s the relationships people get through them. Read the full article here.