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Hiv Heterosexual Dating

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Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
I hope I am not sounding rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard?

I may come off as a man... Read more »

Poz Heterosexual Dating Crisis for MEN

Posted by blackdante, 3 Replies
You know it has come to my attention that short of online dating sites that are mostly full of gay men there are not many set up situations for a poz male to meet poz females. I have a female friend who says the same thing. Im from Dallas and the... 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 »

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 »

Heterosexual dating after being diagnosed?

Posted by CrazyLuckyAlone
So now this may seem really frivolous to some people. But I happen to be lucky enough to have a high CD4 & almost undetectable viral load so my only true concern after being diagnosed is dating. I have decided I only want to date positive women... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection until this month, and so had unprotected sex on at least 20 occasions in the five years. My recent HIV tests have been negative, and we are no longer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission. Thankfully! For instance, the CDC's estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 1 per 1,000... Read more »

Heterosexual older 'swingers'

Hi,I belonged to a swinger's club for about a year and a half. Most of the couples attending were visiting from other states/countries. Most were over 45. The organizer of this group always wanted to unprotected sex, claiming (bragging?)...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thank you so much for your question,You Rock and am so impressed with how you are taking care of yourself and your statements are so very true. Unfortunately the older population has seen an increase in HIV infection. Most likely to the high... Read more »

Dating & Loving an HIV man!

Hello Shannon, thanks in advance for responding to my post. I am in a relationship with an amazing man who is HIV+, while I am HIV-. He's Healthy and undetectable and I am on Truvada. I wonder what are the risks associated to unprotected sex if...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,The first thing I always start out with in a situation such as yours is Thank you for loving him and seeing him beyond his HIV. I'm positive and my husband is negative and I am thankful everyday that I found him!To answer your question there... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Dating

Dr. Taylor,What is your recommendation in terms of heterosexual HCV+ patients disclosing to people they are dating and casual sex partners?If someone has Hep C and is dating someone casually, would you counsel that person to disclose if they intend...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Remember that with the scenario you are discussing, you are putting yourself at risk for HIV, herpes, syphilis, chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A condom reduces risk of passing and spreading STIs but is not foolproof, and... Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Minimal Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission for Heterosexual Couples When the HIV-Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

A systematic review of publications reporting on rates of HIV transmission between heterosexual couples, where the HIV positive partner has an undetectable viral load on ART, revealed minimum risk of transmission. Michelle Letchumanan, on behalf... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Heterosexuals at Increased Risk -- United States, 2010

In 2009, an estimated 27% of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in the United States were attributed to heterosexual contact. 1 During 2006-2007, as part of the data collection for the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Emerging Face of AIDS; Heterosexual Females May Not Know They Are HIV-Positive Until They Nearly Die

A recent report by Health Canada's Center for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control found that heterosexual women are surpassing gay men in newly acquired HIV infections. By 2002 - the most recent year for which statistics are available - the... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV-Positive Heterosexuals Connect at Socials in New York

It was a typical scenario at Fez, a hip downtown bar filled with peoplechatting, drinking, and trying to catch up with each other at the end of along day. It was the kind of place, with its dusky lighting, long, lowcouches, and over-stuffed pillows,... Read more »