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What is Chemsex Addiction?

Long-term sobriety from chemsex addiction requires expert therapeutic assistance, with special attention given to the impact of unresolved early-life trauma, and on developing healthy adult intimacy and connection without the use of substances.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: October 14, 2019, 7:35 pm

The Best “Parental Control” Software for Adults Who Struggle with Online Behaviors

There are dozens of software products that can help protect adults from online temptations, but they are not created equally. Which products are most likely to meet your needs?
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: September 23, 2019, 5:21 pm

The Role of Honesty and Disclosure in Healing from Sex Addiction: An Interview with Carol Juergensen Sheets, Part 2

This post looks at rigorous honesty, therapeutic disclosure, and things a sex addict can start doing right away to display empathy.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: September 3, 2019, 5:29 pm

The Role of Empathy in Healing from Sex Addiction: An Interview with Carol Juergensen Sheets

Developing empathy is a major step on the pathway to healing for sexual addicts and their betrayed partners.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: August 12, 2019, 4:16 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

Are You Ashamed of Your Sexual Turn-Ons?

Porn can reveal elements of a person's arousal template that they were previously unaware of or simply repressed.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: October 9, 2019, 5:28 pm

One of You Cheated, What Should You Tell the Kids?

With infidelity, letting your kids know at least a little bit about what’s happening is not optional; it’s a necessity of good parenting. But what should you say?
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: September 11, 2019, 5:38 pm

The Top 6 Reasons Men Give for Cheating

Men are rarely more creative than when they’re manufacturing an excuse to rationalize their cheating.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:06 pm

Land of the Fluid: Gender Identity and Gender Expression

Gender identity and gender expression are complex terms that often confuse even therapists.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: July 26, 2019, 5:56 pm