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Is It Possible To Have A Sexual Relationship With Hiv Boyfriend

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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What are the ethics of disclosing a partner's status when in an open relationship?

Dear Dr Frascino, a boy I have been dating (non-exclusively) for several months just told me that he's positive. Although I'm very annoyed and upset that he didn't tell me for so long, I'm at least considering the possibility of still seeing him as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitely agree with you and not your therapist on this issue. You certainly have a moral and ethical duty to disclose your own HIV status to potential sexual partners, but certainly not the HIV status of other people you are involved with! In... Read more »

Safe Sex With My HIV + Partner

This might be a complicated question. My long term parnter of 3 years was just diagnosed with HIV a month ago (July 2008). He has been sick for a few months now with a few things - cold, CMV, mersa, anemia. (we were unaware he had hiv). before all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm probably not going to be able to sort this out for you definitively over the Internet, as I don't have access to all your boyfriend's laboratory test results and medical chart nor do I have the benefit of a more detailed medical history... 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
...Hi,Apparently both you and your boyfriend need information about safer sex guidelines. That he is topping you without protection places him at considerable risk of acquiring Read more »

how to help ease my boyfriends fears

hello, My boyfriend and I have been dating for just over a year and things are going well other than some people in the family don't want us together because he is HIV possitive and I am not. However he makes me very happy and I wil not allow...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...It is not unusual for there to be a lack of support from family and friends for your relationship. And I would suggest that this is because they care about you, your health, and your well-being. With that said, I also think Read more »
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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 »
Black AIDS Institute

Women Sexually Involved With Former Inmates Face HIV-Prevention Challenges

...been in prison; you need to go get tested,' " she says, because he may become defensive. If you or someone you know is in a relationship with a man who has been incarcerated, Jackson offers the following suggestions: Make it about him: Be sure... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...this -- help us through this. Is there any advice or support you can give? My partner of over seven years was diagnosed with AIDS about six months ago. He's fighting with all his might, and he seems to be getting better, although it's slow... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Standing My Ground With Latex

...year. We didn't date in the typical sense of calling each other girlfriend and boyfriend, but we spent time together and the relationships progressed to sex. The first guy I dated willingly pulled out the latex condoms the first time we had sex.... Read more »
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HIV - with HIV + boyfriend....PLEASE HELP!!!

Posted by gause, 7 Replies
...I been dating this guy for almost a year now. I'm HIV - and he is HIV + (diagnosed about year ago before we met). In the beginning of our relationship we had great sexual encounters Read more »

Fears of infecting my boyfriend.

Posted by DS86, 7 Replies
...I have been positive for over two years now. I met my boyfriend a year and two months ago. We have a typical relationship, we love each other but have ups and downs. I fear that my sexual desire has been lessened because of being infected and I... Read more »

Need help understanding my positive boyfriend

Posted by mandaree23, 7 Replies
...I am new here and looking for help. I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year, he was diagnosed about 3 years ago. I have been very supportive and tried to research as much as I can and Read more »

positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...about his safety and health even though he is usualy the first one to initiate sex. But the question is: Do these ( Poz/ Neg) relationships usualy work, will things get better or should I just let him go. I love him but i also want to be loved... Read more »