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  • What Does Problematic Porn Use Look Like?
    Monday, September 20th, 2021

    What Does Problematic Porn Use Look Like?

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT Research suggests that most problematic porn users spend at least 11 or 12 hours per week looking at (and usually masturbating to) pornography –...
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  • What Is “Conditioned” Problematic Porn Use?
    Monday, September 13th, 2021

    What Is “Conditioned” Problematic Porn Use?

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT Last week I introduced the concept of problematic porn use, noting there are two primary categories: traditional trauma-driven addiction, and conditioned compulsivity. In that...
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  • When “Not Porn” is Still Porn
    Friday, September 10th, 2021

    When “Not Porn” is Still Porn

    Scott Brassart OK, I need to give credit where credit is due: I first heard the “not porn” concept from my friend Tim Stein, a highly regarded sex addiction...
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  • What Is Problematic Porn Use?
    Monday, September 6th, 2021

    What Is Problematic Porn Use?

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT For a long time, clinicians treating people with porn-related issues found that all (or at least the vast majority) of such clients had a...
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  • Is Using Porn OK in Your Relationship?
    Monday, August 30th, 2021

    Is Using Porn OK in Your Relationship?

    Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW, CSAT In a previous post, I presented my 21st century, digital-age definition of infidelity: Infidelity is the breaking of trust that occurs when you keep...
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  • After Addiction: (Re)Building Empathy
    Friday, August 27th, 2021

    After Addiction: (Re)Building Empathy

    Dr. David Fawcett In my previous post to this site, we discussed the fact that most addicts lose at least part of their ability to feel and display empathy....
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