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Risks Of Being In A Discordant Relationship

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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 Read more »

dating/relationships with the virus?

Hi Nelson,Can you tell me has hiv prevented you from forming successful dating relationships after... 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infidelity, Trust and Condom Use Among Latino Youth in Dating Relationships

...by condoms: "woman's consistent use of hormonal contraceptives, ambivalence about avoiding pregnancy, longer length of sexual relationship, and greater overall trust in main partner." The perception that one's main partner had potentially been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dating Violence Can Affect Teenagers, Too

...potentially traumatic events, and recent life stressors. The authors also noted that the proportion of teenagers in abusive relationships may be higher than they found, because their questions dealt only with more serious forms of violent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Girls Abused by Dates at Higher STD Risk

...girls had ever been sexually or physically abused by a date. Nearly 40 percent of girls who had been tested for an STD reported dating violence, and more than half of those who had been diagnosed with an STD or HIV reported such abuse. Girls who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rhode Island Required to Teach About Dating Violence

...have an established policy on responding to incidents of dating violence. In class, teachers focus as much on nurturing good relationships and communication skills as on avoiding abusive relationships. Abusive behaviors that could be precursors... Read more »
Connect With Others

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Although I know it is possible for men to contract HIV from women...I also know that the statistics are much lower than they are for men contracting from other men or drug use. I am afraid to date a HIV+ man because I do not want to be with a man... Read more »

Poz Dating...Need all your advice please

Posted by NYC78, 1 Reply
...been positive now for about 6 months and have just started to date again. I would like to hear how you all handle the poz/neg dating scene. Do you tell them even before the first date? Only when things get sexual? I know that everyone is... Read more »

dating world

Posted by Anonymous
...article about HIV and Relationships. If you are an HIV positive youth (single or in a couple) let me know what you think about the dating world. It could be in my article!! Read more »

dating with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...or send them directly to me at ayrenj@yahoo.com. Some things to think about: how did you meet? Are you both + or is it a +/- relationship? How do you meet people? Do you prefer being around other positive people? Why/why not? What's the hardest... Read more »