Rob Weiss Sex Addiction Expert

In my previous posting to this site I discussed the ways in which men who engage in sexual infidelity justify their behavior. Essentially, they tell themselves that what they are doing does not qualify as cheating because they’re only hooking up online, or they’re only having oral sex, or whatever. They seem to think that …
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Pat OGorman headshot new 10-27-14

He loves me, he loves me not? The bigger question is: Why do I care so much?   Well the BIG Day—Valentine’s Day—has come and gone. This day of tension, caused by the painful and anxious feelings produced by your girly thoughts telling you that your lovability is going to be demonstrated by what your …
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Pat OGorman headshot new 10-27-14

There is a crack in everything . . . that’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen   There is something about a holiday—and Valentine’s Day in particular—that makes us focus even more than usual on what we see as our faults. It must be the connection between our powerful, emotional needs for love and the …
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Pat OGorman headshot new 10-27-14

 “How do you spell ‘love’?” – Piglet “You don’t spell it . . . you feel it.” – Pooh —A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh   Perhaps no other holiday creates as much tension as Valentine’s Day. This is the day of love, of being loved, and of receiving gifts; all of which say that all …
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Pat OGorman headshot new 10-27-14

When you hold yourself back, when you don’t assert the power of your position, share your information, offer your opinion, there is a price to be paid—and it is either paid in real time with negative consequences or paid down the line in a failure to really succeed.       Are You Holding Yourself …
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Pat OGorman headshot new 10-27-14

Above all, be the heroine in your own life. —Nora Ephron   You’re well into the New Year, and your resolutions probably included losing a few of those holiday pounds, right? If you’re like most of us, that particular resolution is a real stumbling block, and failing to realize it is an incredible stressor.   …
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Rob Weiss Sex Addiction Expert

In my previous posting to this site, I wrote about the reasons that women sometimes engage in sexual infidelity, promising that I’d take a look at men in this week’s blog. So, as promised, here is part one of my take on male cheaters…

Sexual Infidelity: It’s Not Just for Men Anymore!

January 22nd, 2015 | Posted by Rob Weiss in Sex Addiction - (Comments Off)
Rob Weiss Sex Addiction Expert

Whether hookups are made on Craigslist, Facebook or apps like Tinder and Ashley Madison (the de facto market leaders in the infidelity industry), digital interactivity provides those interested in cheating with a sense of safety, anonymity and immediacy. It’s no wonder that increasing numbers of people – many of whom would never have sought extramarital …
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Does Virtual Sex Count as Cheating?

December 15th, 2014 | Posted by Rob Weiss in Relationships - (Comments Off)
Rob Weiss Sex Addiction Expert

In the pre-Internet days of yore, defining sexual infidelity was a pretty straightforward endeavor. If a person was having sex outside his or her supposedly monogamous relationship, then he or she was cheating. Sometimes therapists had to explain to people that yes, oral sex still counts as sex (see: Bill Clinton). But in general those …
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