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Lots of People Like a Little Kink

According to a recent study, paraphilic attractions (kinks and fetishes) are more common than most people might think.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: April 16, 2019, 7:04 pm

What’s Gone Wrong with Addiction Treatment? And How We Can Fix It!

Dr. Robert Weiss has created a ten-item list of necessities for creating the best possible addiction treatment programming.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: March 18, 2019, 9:03 pm

Prodependence: Setting Healthy Boundaries with an Addict

Several years ago, recognizing the inherent shortcomings of the codependency model, I formulated an alternative approach to the treatment of families and loved ones of addicts—a model sourced not in trauma but in attachment theory. I call this paradigm prodependence.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: February 25, 2019, 7:54 pm

Six Reasons People Quit Using Porn

As a sexologist and addiction treatment specialist, I do not judge any client’s decision to use pornography. Nor do I judge any client’s desire to quit using pornography.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: January 31, 2019, 7:05 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

Neglect Is a Form of Abuse

Overt abuse is a lot easier to identify and reflect on than neglect because neglect is the absence of something happening. How do you identify and reflect on what didn't happen?
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: April 8, 2019, 3:13 pm

When Gay Men (Mis)Marry Straight Women, Part 2

After an failed marriage, how one woman moved forward as a single mother with two small children.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: March 4, 2019, 5:50 pm

When Gay Men (Mis)Marry Straight Women: Bonnie Kaye's Story

This blog discusses straight women married to gay men—from the wife's perspective.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: February 11, 2019, 6:24 pm

Surviving R. Kelly: The Hip-Hop Hebephile

What is sexual offending? How do we define it? Where does R. Kelly fit into the offending spectrum?
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: January 16, 2019, 6:30 pm