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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum....
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Dr. Bob: Mixed Status Gay Couple and Oral Sex

Dr. Bob -Thank you for sharing that your partner is both negative and supportive. I tested positive in August 2002, and my partner (who is negative) and I will be celebrating 9 years together this summer.We have come to the decision that it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello D,Nine years together? Congratulations! (In straight years, youd be celebrating your golden wedding anniversary right? . . . . that is if we are ever allowed to get married in the first place.)OK, on to your question. Are you whistling past... Read more »

mixed status couple

Hie, my fiance just got diagnosed with HIV whilst i was found negative now as well as 5 months ago. I am willing to stay on and try out the mixes status couple relationship but am scared. And the anonymous views i get from people to run as hell...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm glad that my husband didn't run like hell! I'm positive and my husband is negative we have been together for 7 years. I've been positive for over 20 years. As long as your fiance is in treatment and on medication and taking... Read more »

Mixed-Status Couple: overflowing love but a lot of stress

In September of 2010 I met a woman who I knew then and know to this day is the woman of my dreams. Only about two weeks into the relationship she found out she was HIV positive. Since then, the relationship has been like a fairy tale despite the...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
This can be an immensely complicated issue for couples, but many have successfully worked their way through the various physical and emotional concerns. Loving each other, along with good communication skills and the willingness of both of you to... Read more »

Mixed status couples-when to disclose

Last year my husband died from AIDS. He was infected when we were married but did not know. He infected me. We have two daughters who, thankfully, are not infected. We found out about our infections after our daughters were born. He failed all drug...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Yes, you most certainly do have a chance of love. However, you are facing a significant challenge. While you may find it very difficult to disclose your HIV status to this man, it is something you will have to do sooner or later. It sounds like... Read more »
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I need input from mixed status couples!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I'm a nursing student and I'm putting tigether a workshop for gay men in mixed HIV status relationships. Could anyone who is involved with someone of opposite status give me your opinions on the unique issues/challenges you are facing? What... Read more »

TV TALKSHOW: Mixed Status Couples

Posted by William1, 1 Reply
We are looking to produce a show dealing with the day to day lives of Mixed Status Couples. The show is designed to be an open and informative forum focusing on some of the different aspects of serodiscordant relationships, i.e. immediate and... Read more »

need input from mixed status couples

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I'm a nursing student and I am developing a workshop for gay males in mixed status relationships. Please reply with any feedback regarding what you as a part of a mixed status couple feel should be included in an educational program aimed at... Read more »

Mixed status relationship

Posted by jmejst, 10 Replies
Is there anyone else out there in a serodiscordant relationship? I have been in one for about a year now and really would like someone to talk to about issues that come up. Thanks! Read more »