15 Articles by Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW

5 Secrets To Making Online Dating Work For You (According To A Couples Therapist)

"The most important tip for successful dating (and even successful hooking up) is to be honest in your profile and your online interactions."

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 24 2017

4 Signs You Need To Rethink Your Boundaries

Are you too trusting (or not trusting enough)? Find out what that says about your boundaries.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 7 2017

Do You Have Sexual Integrity? Here's What It Means + How To Tell

The best part of sexual integrity is that when you are honest and open about your sexual life, risking vulnerability by revealing your deepest desires...

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
July 10 2017

How Porn Actually Affects Your Relationship (According To Science)

Is porn actually bad for your relationship? And, if so, how much is too much?

Is Cheating Ever OK? A Sex Therapist Explains

THIS is the difference between cheating and ethical nonmonogamy. Take notes.

How (And When) To Tell Your Partner You're In Therapy

"At the end of the day, a person who would dump you simply because you have some problems that you're actively addressing is probably not the loving,...

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
November 17 2016

How To Spot The Sneaky Form Of Psychological Manipulation Psychopaths Rely On

"One of the most disturbing facets of gaslighting is that everyone is vulnerable—even incredibly intelligent and emotionally stable individuals."

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
October 26 2016

3 Ways To Be Happier Right This Instant

Over the course of many years my colleague Brené Brown has interviewed tens of thousands of people, and she has found one primary difference between...

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
September 22 2016

How To Let Go Of Your Deepest Shame — For Good

Shame is like a vampire. It thrives in darkness; it dies in the light. Whenever, wherever, and however shame occurs, talking about it reduces its...

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 29 2016

4 Questions You Must Ask Yourself If You Ever Want To Find Your Ideal Partner

If you're asking the right questions, when the right person does finally come along, you'll be able to recognize it that much sooner.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 24 2016

What You Really Need To Know About Men & Sex

"Among women, emotions and interconnectivity are seen as valued parts of the sexual act. Among men, feelings and connections are viewed as potential...

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 1 2016

6 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Sex Addiction

Sex addiction is not defined by who or what turns you on. Self-loathing people may seek out sex addiction treatment hoping that it will change their...

The 3 Types Of Cheating + How They Each Affect Your Relationship

It’s typically not the sex that’s most upsetting to a betrayed partner. It’s the constant lying and the keeping of important secrets.

The Insidious Type Of Sexual Abuse You Might Be Ignoring

Covert incest survivors typically display the same adult-life symptoms and consequences as victims of overt sex abuse.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
March 3 2016