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Addiction Is an Intimacy Disorder

The best long-term treatment for addiction is not the pursuit of in-the-moment sobriety, it’s the pursuit of healthy, intimate, ongoing connection.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: April 24, 2018, 5:30 pm

One Woman’s Journey Through Sex and Porn Addiction: An Interview with Erica Garza

It’s incredibly important for female sex, porn, and love addicts to tell their stories of addiction and healing. When a woman does this, her bravery reduces the stigma attached to female sex addicts, gives other female sex addicts a story with which they can identify, and helps us understand the occasional differences between male and female sex addicts.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: April 10, 2018, 9:20 pm

When Online Sex Sparks Meth Addiction…

When a client comes to us complaining about a substance abuse problem, we need to inquire about more than just drinking and drugging. We also need to find out what the client is doing sexually, both online and real world, because sex and substance abuse may well be related.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: March 26, 2018, 4:04 pm

Five FACTS About Porn

Beliefs and opinions about porn’s availability, use, and effects abound, but facts are relatively scarce.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: March 5, 2018, 5:44 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

Love Is a Verb

The feeling of being in love is important because it’s the kick-starter of lasting romantic connection. But it’s not what longer-term romantic love looks like.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: May 14, 2018, 5:42 pm

Therapists: Is Your Practice Dealing With Technology?

The world around us is changing, and as therapists—both individually and as a profession—we need to change with it.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: April 25, 2018, 6:20 pm

Lost in Love

Whatever dysfunctional relationship pattern a person is stuck in, the process of healing and engaging in healthier and more rewarding forms of intimacy is the same.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: March 12, 2018, 9:14 pm

Five Tips for Safe Online Dating

Do you worry about your safety when you meet someone online? A few basic precautions can help you stay safe.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: February 5, 2018, 6:35 pm