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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

What Do We Really Know About Infidelity?

Most of the common beliefs about infidelity hold at least a few grains of truth, but none are entirely accurate.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: October 18, 2021, 9:00 pm

6 Ways to Make a Marriage Last

What are the secrets of long-lasting couples? How do they make it work?
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: October 4, 2021, 9:47 pm

Healthy Sexuality Cuts a Wide (Sometimes Confusing) Swath

Healthy sexuality isn't one-size-fits-all.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: September 13, 2021, 4:00 pm

4 Ways Married Couples Can Keep Having Great Sex

"Bed death" is not inevitable in marriage. Many couples find their sex gets better as their marriage progresses. This is how they do it.
Author: Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW
Posted: August 23, 2021, 3:47 pm