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Understanding Porn Addicts: An Interview with Noah Church (Part 3)

Teens, Digital Devices, and Sexual Problems
For those who are struggling with porn addiction, you are not alone. No matter how weird or isolated you feel, there are many people out there with very similar experiences.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: November 26, 2018, 7:20 pm

What It’s Like for an Addict to Quit Using Porn? An Interview with Noah Church (Part 2)

It was a huge relief just knowing that I wasn’t alone anymore, that other guys had been through this, and they had gone through and seen the other side and had recovered.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: November 5, 2018, 10:00 am

What It’s Like to Be a Porn Addict? An Interview with Noah Church (Part 1)

"Well, at that time I didn’t even realize that pornography was the problem of my sexual dysfunction. And I certainly didn’t see the other issues. But looking back I can see that pornography use affected almost every aspect of my life."
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: October 17, 2018, 5:42 pm

When a Man Overdoses, Why Do We Blame the Spouse?

Seemingly without reason or rhyme, when a famous man fails and dies, somehow our cultural grief shifts to wives and girlfriends who “couldn’t save them.”
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: September 24, 2018, 9:48 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

Caregivers Don’t Get Holidays

Navigating the holidays while an ailing or troubled loved one is depending on you for care and support can feel like double duty and double the stress.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: November 19, 2018, 9:53 pm

Talking to Men About Depression

Depressed women tend to “act in” (sleeping too much, crying, overeating, drinking too much, etc.), while depressed men tend to “act out” with unpleasant behaviors.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: October 25, 2018, 5:23 pm

A Star is Born: When Art Imitates Life

Love a famous man, and you will be judged based on his actions as well as your own.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: October 9, 2018, 5:33 pm

Codependence: Is It Time for a New Model?

With prodependence, clinicians need not find that something is wrong with caregiving loved ones of an addict in the early stages of treatment.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:41 pm