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New to a relationship (he is pos, I am neg)(Have some concerns)

Dr. Bob,I am sure somewhere in the forum, you have answered all of my questions, but I wanted to ask anyway. I recently started dating a guy who told me he was HIV +. Seeing as I am HIV -, my first thought was to get out of the situation. Well,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Neither kissing nor mutual masturbation is considered a significant risk for HIV transmission. As a new "magnetic couple" (one poz, one neggie), I suggest you and your boyfriend read through the archives of Read more »

neg & pos relationships are they possible?

Do you think a neg/poz relationship is possible? HIV chat rooms haven't worked for me. I have dated and kept to myself. I told 2 people. Within months they went away. One discloded my status to people. What are the chances of someone neg...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...needs regarding disclosure and for them to respect each others needs and act accordingly. Again, although challenging, poz/neg relationships are very possible. Be open and honest with people you choose to date and demand the same from them. ... Read more »

My partner pos me neg

After being six weeks in a relationship I found out that my partner is HIV+. He was inside me a couple of times without a condom but never came. What is my chance that I am positive now as well?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...never had any direct contact with semen. This is because the risk of transmission for each contact is only about 1%...Luckily, HIV is one virus that is quite hard to transmit. This being said, you do need to get tested now and in 3 months and... Read more »

Pos to neg transmission (SWISS REPORT AGAIN)

I recently saw two Swiss study's cited and indicating ( Under certain simple circumnstances) that if a poz man is "undetectable, being adherent on protease inhibitors, that there would be virtually no chance of hiv transmission to a neg monogamous...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk of HIV transmission. That's excellent news for folks like you and me, because of our magnetic coupling (sero-discordant relationships). However, based on the scientific data presented to date, I'm not yet ready to make the quantum leap to... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...is Bonnie Goldman and I'm editorial director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's subject? Dating when you're HIV positive. Dating when you're HIV negative is a challenge. Dating when you're HIV positive is... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...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... Read more »
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Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children to develop lifelong values regarding sexual activity and drug use. It is also a chance to develop an open and honest relationship with your children. The Facts About HIV Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their children... Read more »
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Dating the HIV negative!

Posted by lost2007, 2 Replies
...trouble in the end. I do not judge those who date the HIV negative, know why they do, many just refuse too change their life, or dating habits and choices, not judging or making a real opinion one way or the other, but my advice is "get that... 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 »

Beginnings of Relationship, with Pos/Neg scenario

Posted by zehava71, 3 Replies
...man.....I am positive and have disclosed my status to him a few weeks back.....we now seem to be in a grey area in terms of dating.....he told me a week after I told him I was positive that he had been freaking out thinking about sex with... Read more »

NEG AND POS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ABOUT HER 21 YEAR MARRIAGE TO HER NEGATIVE HUSBAND I THINK EVERYONE IS NOT THE SAME. ANYONE OUT THERE WITH A SERODISCONDANT RELATIONSHIP. IF YES WHAT ARE THE DAILY HARDSHIPS? I MAY HAVE TO CALL THE CHRISTMAS WEDDING OFF. Read more »