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Serodiscordant Couples Unprotected Sex

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Unprotected sex, serodiscordant monogamous couple

I'm looking for realistic advise or opinion on a challenging situation in my relationship. Here are the facts;I am HIV+, have been so for over 25 years. I am gay, never had heterosexual relations. I am anal passive and oral active exclusively....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. Please know that I can fully appreciate the situation that you are both in. While I am happy to offer you facts, figures, and an opinion or two, at the end of the day this is going to have to be a decision that the... Read more »

"serodiscordant relationship and unprotected anal sex"

I am positive, partner is negative. viral load is undetectable. my partner would prefer to have... Read more »

Serodiscordant male couple anal sex

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. I am and have been HIV+ since 1982, he is HIV- as... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Early Treatment Reduces HIV Transmission in Heterosexual Serodiscordant Couples

Treatment as Prevention The use of antiretroviral treatment by HIV-positive individuals to reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their sexual partners is commonly referred to as "treatment as prevention." Antiretroviral treatment can reduce the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Institute of Mental Health Multisite Eban HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for African-American HIV Serodiscordant Couples

Noting that rates of new HIV infections are seven times higher for African Americans than for white persons, the researchers undertook to determine whether couple-level efforts may be a promising intervention strategy. A cluster randomized... Read more »

Should HIV-Serodiscordant Couples Always Take Preventive Measures? Experts Debate

You're in a long-term, committed, monogamous relationship with a loving partner. You are not HIV infected, but your partner is. However, your partner is on stable antiretroviral therapy and has had a fully suppressed HIV viral load for several... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Motivators, Concerns, and Barriers to Adoption of Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention Among Gay and Bisexual Men in HIV-Serodiscordant Male Relationships

The authors of the current study set out to identify factors that may facilitate or impede future adoption of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection among gay and bisexual men in HIV-serodiscordant relationships. This qualitative... Read more »
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Sero-discordant couples

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi, I am looking for other sero-discordant couples to discuss how they approach sex. My partner is 23, and I am 24. The last thing I would ever want to do is infect him. Any input will be welcomed.


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Sero-discordant couple - am I normal

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hello, I have been married for ten years and my husband was diagnosed two years ago with hiv. He is not on meds yet and is doing well. However, I still am having trouble with him sexually. I am stll afraid and very very anxious when I am... Read more »

Serodiscordant hetrosexuals practising unsafe sex

Posted by Lunar76, 4 Replies
Hi all,

I wondered how many other magnetic hetrosexual couples are practising unsafe sex? We were told by our specialist that after a couple of months on ART, we could decide whether to use condoms or not. We chose the latter and have been having... Read more »

Serodiscordant hetrosexuals practising unsafe sex

Posted by Lunar76, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I'm new here. My boyfriend and i got together about 8 months ago. He was actually my first love, he was always the one and this has been rekindled 18 years later. He disclosed to me very soon after we resumed contact and although i was... Read more »