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My Latest Articles on PsychCentral

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

Porn in the Family: Filtering/Blocking Software vs. Tracking/Monitoring Software

Sexual technology (aka, sexnology) is an area where the term ‘family values’ actually means something. What does your family value?
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: July 23, 2019, 5:28 pm

Finally, an Official Diagnosis for Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder (Sex Addiction)

The World Health Organization has examined the existing research and decided that compulsive sexual behavior (aka, sex addiction) is of genuine concern and thus deserving of a formal, criteria-based diagnosis.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: July 2, 2019, 6:35 pm

Childhood Trauma and Adult-Life Relational Struggles

When trauma symptoms and their underlying causes go unrecognized, those symptoms tend to compound and reverberate over the lifespan in various (and sometimes surprising) ways.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: June 4, 2019, 10:55 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

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

Porn in the Family: Easy Access

In today's increasingly digital world, porn is in the house. Every type of porn you can think of. And it’s accessible, anonymous to view, and eminently affordable (free).
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: June 25, 2019, 4:18 pm

Different Date, Same Problems? Maybe Your Picker Is Broken

There are proven ways (even without years and years of therapy) to overcome a broken picker and find a romantic partner you actually want to be with and stay with long-term.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: May 28, 2019, 7:57 pm