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Hiv Neg And Poz Relationships

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AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...your partner. You might not even have been tested yourself. It can be very difficult to talk about HIV status. See Fact Sheet 204 for some ideas. What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? People in mixed-status relationships face all the same things as other couples. But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner might focus on not infecting their partner. The HIV-negative partner may concentrate on taking care...
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HIV and its psychological effects

I am an HIV-neg male. I recently met another guy who is HIV-poz. There's no way I can know what it feels like to live with the disease. But we tried dating. In the beginning he was TOTALLY comfortable with everything (kissing, cuddling, even a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives.) Everyone's situation is a bit different and therefore there is no one specific answer to your question. Magnetic relationships (one poz, one neg) can be extremely challenging for both partners. I would suggest you (and hopefully your... Read more »

qns from a poz guy

hi dr bob,im a newly diagnosed poz guy (since nov 08). this website and your forum has helped me much in understanding my condition.im in a magnetic relationship and my neg bf has been very supportive so far.we would like to still have a normal (and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Regarding frequency of HIV testing for the negative partner in a magnetic couple, see below. Regarding the notion that stool that floats indicates a high CD4 count in poz people, Read more »

i'm a poz male and my boyfriend is neg he's scared of me what can i do if anything??

I've been dating this great guy now for about 5 months. I told him right off the bat that i was hiv + and he said that he was ok with it back then, but now he's having major issues with it. He's thinking about leaving me saying that he's scared of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the chapters titled "Magnetic Couples," HIV Prevention (Sexual)" and "HIV Transmission (Sexual)." Communication is key in all relationships and is absolutely essential in magnetic relationships. If your friend does pack up and leave, remember,... Read more »

HIV+ being Selfish (MAGNETIC COUPLE CONCERNS 2008)

My first love told me after we got back together after 3 yrs of separation he has had HIV for 2 yrs.. i cried for weeks... the thought of losing him was horrible. I was scared to get tested even though i hadnt had sex with him in 3 yrs but i got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chapters devoted to those topics. Also, read through the chapter on magnetic couples (one positive, one negative). Can magnetic relationships really work and be sexually satisfying? From personal experience, I can assure you the answer is... Read more »
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The Body

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

...Studies at New York University. He is one of the United States' leading authorities on HIV prevention. His research examines the relationships between drug use, mental health, social issues and risky behavior. Welcome Perry! Our next guest is... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...Diagnosed Damaries Cruz Diagnosed in 1991 "When I was diagnosed I had to find a way to turn this horrible thing, this negative thing, into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive or I could... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...plan early treatment and intervention, improving your chances of slowing down the progression of HIV disease. If you test negative, you may feel less anxious. By knowing your status, you can find out whether or not you can infect... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...married)." The reality: Were you tested for HIV before you got into the relationship? Was your partner? Were both tests negative? And do you spend 24 hours a day together? If you're faithful, but he or she is not, or he or she was already HIV... Read more »
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Dating the HIV negative!

Posted by lost2007, 2 Replies
...me the alternative is not a option, remember a case I read about a long time ago, a man HIV+ met and fell in love with a HIV negative lady, he disclosed too her as he should have, and they married and had marital bliss for a few years, but as... Read more »

Neg/Poz Dating.

Posted by Cando2010, 3 Replies
I just don't know. Is it possible? I'm starting to get lonely. Read more »

HIV a dating NIGHTMARE

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Can anyone else share my agony? I am 24 years old and positive. I am an attractive woman but I am having extreme difficulty meeting other positive men to date. I have been through all of the online matchmakers and I cannot find anyone remotely close... Read more »

Poz and Neg Relationship?

Posted by Drache, 6 Replies
...right spot, so please forgive any mistakes. And please forgive my bluntness, insensitivity, and ignorance. I am a 29 year-old negative gay man. As the story always goes, I met someone, a great guy, we seem to hit it off, and he's positive. I... Read more »