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Finding Heterosexual Hiv Love

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ATTN: Heterosexuals - Taking action to find love

Posted by Anonymous
Did you know that if you are one of the 1% percent of Americans to have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, finding that special someone may present quite a challenge. However, we must not give up. Please read this and you can make a difference and... Read more »

finding love without losing anonymity

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My question to all is how do you connect with friends and new loves when you are keeping your diagnosis a secret? I have been positive for several years and have not dated because I cannot afford to let anyone know my secret, but I am miserable, I... Read more »

Want to connect? HIV+ heterosexual woman

Posted by Anonymous
Hi! I am a 28 year old female doctor with HIV. I got the
infection through a needle stick injury. I was diagnosed in 96 when I offered a blood transfusion to a friend's father. I have been through hell, mainly because my profession put me in constant... Read more »

I'm a heterosexual male with HIV

Posted by PozInOrlando, 6 Replies
I'm new to this forum, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a 22 year old hetero male living in Orlando, Florida and in late July I discovered I was HIV+. I had caught the virus after being versatile with a transgendered woman when I lived in Las Vegas... Read more »

Is there any GOOD dating sites for heterosexuals?

Posted by str8guy, 1 Reply
I have been HIV pos. for over 10 years and feeling great. When I got over the initial shock (took two years) I started dating and got married through Heterochat. Now I am single again and looking for love...
I went on poz match and I'm finding it a... Read more »
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As much as a heterosexual engaged man could completely love you -WOO HOO, he DO!

Dear Dr. Bob:I don't know if you will post this message but I just wanted to say a heartfelt THANK YOU!!!!!! to you I want you to know how you helped me & truly touched my life!I posted a question to you when I was completely tripping out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, of course I remember you! I'm delighted my WOOO-HOOO prediction was indeed correct!Thank you for your very kind words and generous donation. Together we can and will turn the tide of this pandemic!I'm also flattered your... Read more »

Heterosexual HIV exposure

Dr. Bob, Is it true that it's more difficult for a man to contract HIV from a woman than vice versa, and that a man usually needs repeated exposures before being infected?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The receptive partner is always at greater risk than the insertive partner. Male-to-female transmission is 1.9 times more likely than female-to-male. That's just common sense, right? If an HIV-positive guy spunks a load right into an... Read more »

hiv heterosexual transmission

Is HIV transmitted from a male to female partner during intercourse, only when there are lesions or tears within the woman's vagina? Would this be the only way for the virus to actually enter into the woman's bloodstream, thereby infecting...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
While HIV transmission is probably more efficient when lesions are present, it can also occur when overt lesions are not present.... Read more »

Declining interest in finding love

Hello, I have been + for about 2 years now. I'm gettingpretty lonely, but I don't seem to put much effort intomeeting people anymore. This isn't how I used to be. I usedto be quite gregarious and sociable. Maybe I'm afraid...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Mike,I am very sorry to hear about what you are going through. Unfortunately, yes this is very normal. I was just talking with a friend this week who is also positive. He is an extremely attractive, well built, successful professional man. He was... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling Heterosexual Couples About HIV in Zambia, Rwanda Could Prevent 60% of HIV Cases, Study Finds

Counseling heterosexual couples living in Zambia and Rwanda about HIV transmission could prevent up to 60% of new cases, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , Reuters reports (Fox, Reuters, 6/26). Of the new HIV cases... Read more »
TheBody.com

On Dating and Finding Love as a Woman Living With HIV

Falling in love when you have HIV is terrain that can be very hard to map. Whether it's with our family or in a romantic relationship, love is a central motivator in so many of our lives, and Andrea de Lange's journey of love is a lesson for us all.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference on Tuesday,... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Superinfection More Common Than Expected Among Heterosexual Cohabiting Couples in Zambia, Small Study Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »