Dating An Hiv Positive Person

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HIV and Meds + person dating - person

Dear Dr. Remien,I am currently in a relationship with an HIV- man. My viroload is low and I am not on any meds. My partner would like to further our sexual relationship and include anal sex. I realize that a condom should always be used and it is....
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...risk of transmission changes with lower viral load. I think the best research data we have at this time comes from studies of HIV serodiscordant couples in Africa (relatively large sample). It was shown that viral load of the HIV+ partner was a... Read more »

dated someone who was HIV positive...

Dr. Frascino,Quick question. I dated a guy for a couple of months involving physical intimacy. I... Read more »

How Do I Tell Him I Am Worried?

I have recently started dating a man who is HIV+. This is a very new experience for me, as prior... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Online Dating Services for People With STDs, Including HIV

...The Washington Post on Tuesday examined online dating services designed specifically for people with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and herpes. The Web sites -- such as Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...across the country have straight and gay support or social groups. To find a group near you, visit The Body's extensive list of AIDS organizations . Remember, you are NOT alone! But it's up to you to reach out and connect with others! DC Young... Read more »
Body Positive

The Dating Renaissance

...almost unchecked as a result of the permissive lifestyle led by many gay men. In the 1990s, however, women, heterosexuals, and people of color have the fastest growing rates of infection. The line of thinking about dating is that it might be the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...HIV-positive. Many people fear that their relatives will be hurt or angry. Others feel that not telling relatives will weaken their relationships and may keep them from getting the emotional support and love that they want. It can be very... Read more »