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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

The Answer to Misogyny Is Coming Soon … To a Psychology Office Near You

There is nothing inherently wrong with traditional masculinity. A therapist's job is to help men be comfortable with who they are and to grow into the best possible version of themselves.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: May 7, 2019, 5:37 pm

Lots of People Like a Little Kink

According to a recent study, paraphilic attractions (kinks and fetishes) are more common than most people might think.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: April 16, 2019, 7:04 pm

What’s Gone Wrong with Addiction Treatment? And How We Can Fix It!

Dr. Robert Weiss has created a ten-item list of necessities for creating the best possible addiction treatment programming.
Author: Robert Weiss PhD, MSW
Posted: March 18, 2019, 9:03 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

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 LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: May 28, 2019, 7:57 pm

Surviving Infidelity: When “Crazy” Is the New “Normal”

When cheating is uncovered, betrayed partners can be emotionally and psychologically traumatized.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: May 2, 2019, 8:34 pm

Neglect Is a Form of Abuse

Overt abuse is a lot easier to identify and reflect on than neglect because neglect is the absence of something happening. How do you identify and reflect on what didn't happen?
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: April 8, 2019, 3:13 pm

When Gay Men (Mis)Marry Straight Women, Part 2

After an failed marriage, how one woman moved forward as a single mother with two small children.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: March 4, 2019, 5:50 pm