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My Latest Articles on PsychCentral

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 LCSW, CSAT-S
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 LCSW, CSAT-S
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 LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: September 24, 2018, 9:48 pm

Cheating by Any Other Name… Micro-Cheating is Still Cheating

The difference between micro-cheating and full-blown infidelity lies not in the specifics of the sextracurricular act, but in how profoundly the lies and secrets about that behavior impact the betrayed partner when he or she finds out.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: September 5, 2018, 4:55 pm

My Latest Articles on Psychology Today

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

7 Reasons Why Women in Relationships Cheat

There is a common misperception that it’s only men who step out on their partners, and that women are always faithful.
Author: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Posted: August 29, 2018, 5:24 pm