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Pornography, Cultural/Religious Shaming, and Compulsivity/Addiction

Differing porn abusing cohorts, while seeking help for the same basic behavior, can have very different treatment needs.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW
Posted: August 24, 2020, 6:59 pm

Who is Vulnerable to Compulsive/Addictive Porn Use?

Porn compulsivity/addiction can impact any person – male or female or anything in between, regardless of age, race, religion, ethnicity, or any other factor.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW
Posted: August 3, 2020, 8:54 pm

The Consequences of Compulsive Porn Use

The primary consequences of compulsive porn use tend to boil down to shame, mental health issues, relationship woes, and sexual dysfunction. At the very least, these are the issues that seem to drive heavy porn users into treatment.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW
Posted: July 6, 2020, 9:55 pm

What is Porn Addiction/Compulsivity?

The World Health Organization has revised its diagnostic manual, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), to include Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder, with a definition that comfortably encompasses both sex and porn addiction and compulsivity.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW
Posted: June 15, 2020, 8:36 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

6 Tips for Happiness

In today’s world, many people get so focused on winning the proverbial rat race that they forget about the things that are truly important in life, especially happiness.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: January 11, 2022, 6:16 pm

Why Does Your Cheating Partner Continue to Lie?

For many cheaters, the immediate and seemingly best response to the discovery of their betrayal is to dig in with more secrets and lies, but this time to do it more effectively.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: December 20, 2021, 10:41 pm

Life in the Digital Universe: How Do You Define Infidelity?

Infidelity is the breaking of trust that occurs when you keep intimate, meaningful secrets from your primary romantic partner.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: November 29, 2021, 7:54 pm

How to Avoid In-Law Conflicts

When you marry your partner, you also get their family, and they get yours. For better or worse.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: November 9, 2021, 12:26 am