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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Tragically, one in four women will be abused during her lifetime. In many parts of the world, this figure rises to over 60 percent. As a woman with HIV, you may be more at risk than most. It is important to learn about how abuse happens, how to identify it, and how to end it or get away from it. What Is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence...
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Dating HIV+ and HIV-, Also Long term relationship

I recently started dating a women (about 3 weeks) and she told me last night that she was HIV+. I have never been in a situation like this and I really care about her. What are my risks? Can we ever have kids? Can we ever have a normal...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Sure you can have a normal relationship, if you choose to. This will depend entirely on your ability to accept that she is HIV+ and what goes along with that. If she is not already in treatment, then some day she may need to start. The risk to... Read more »

HIV- women & HIV + guy

I meet this guy and we have been dating for about 7/8 weeks. We haven't kissed or had sex. I like the guy, but he just told me that he is HIV+, for about 18 months, from a previous relationship with another women. I still like him, at this point...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...new Mr. Right isn't gay? OK, let's assume he's straight as a lawn dart and positively charged. There is absolutely no risk of HIV transmission from casual contact, such as feeding one another or sharing a drink! Unprotected oral sex carries only... Read more »

+male dating - women

I've been seeing a guy for the last 4 months and in the beginning of the relationship he told me he was positive, ever since i have been scared to have sex with him as i come from South Africa and see the effects of HIV every day. He;s been really...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You could just ask him what his viral load is. Most people who are well informed about their HIV and medical condition like to know what their viral load is as a way to track their progress. But you should know that this is Read more »

I am dating a negative woman (MAGNETIC COUPLE) (PREGNANCY) (SPERM WASHING)

Dear doc i am HIV positive 3 years now i am dating a sweet lovable lady who is negative we talk a lot about my illness she would like to have kids should i go ahead and ask her hand in marriage i love her and I know she loves me yet i am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...waiting for many questioners in the archives. See below. Dr. Bob Seropositive Couple Mar 5, 2007 I recently met a wonderful woman and two weeks later found out that I was HIV+, amazingly she was ok with going further. I can tell that she wants a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Panel Explores How Bad Relationships Put Black Women at Risk for HIV/AIDS

... Among US women, African Americans bear the heaviest burden for HIV/AIDS diagnoses, representing 64 percent of cases, according to 2005 CDC data. High-risk heterosexual intercourse and intravenous drug Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Women in Relationships With Violent Male Partners Have Increased Risk of HIV Infection

...at four prenatal clinics in Soweto about their partners, their sexual behavior and violence in their relationships, and each woman underwent routine prenatal HIV testing, according to Reuters (Reaney, Reuters, 4/29). Participants ranged in age... Read more »
The Body

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

...ask Nina a question. Because Nina, you have been positive for almost the entirety of your life. You came into being as a young woman and an adolescent, and as an emerging adult, living with HIV. I wonder if you think that the difficulty with... Read more »
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Woman HIV+ and dating...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I was dating a guy for 2 years. He knew about my HIV statis and seemed ok with it. He was very loving and understanding. We practiced safe sex, talked about medicine everything. 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 Read more »

Bisexual dating issues..for recently 34 yo guy

Posted by earthlingsf, 3 Replies
...is the most difficult part. I think one of the hardest issues I'm dealing with as a bisexual, is my belief that finding a woman to settle with will be near impossible now. I've dated men, and there are plenty of date-able ones here in SF. ... Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...who enjoys other men or illicit drugs. On the other hand disclosure terrifies me and I'd rather not go that route...whats a woman to do? Read more »