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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Someone You Love Has Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Loving someone hiv positve

Why do i still love my boyfriend even though i think he gave me hiv? Is it possible for you to still love someone and want to be with them if theyre hiv positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I don't see why you couldn't love someone who is HIV positive. To love someone or not is your choice to make. Read more »

HIV(-) man in love with HIV(+) woman

i am a HIV(-) male in love with HIV(+) woman that i would love to spend the rest of my life with.... Read more »

HIV- and POSITIVELY in love!

My fiance is HIV1+ and I am HIV- and periodiclly confirm my status. HE DOES NOT KNOW that I KNOW HE... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Couples Navigate Love and HIV

...underscore the power of love over fear, they also bear witness to the challenges of living with HIV, even three decades into the AIDS epidemic. "I know more and more people who are choosing HIV-infected partners," said Lora Branch, former... Read more »
The Body

Life, Love, Sex, HIV and Other Unscheduled Events

...Pandemic December 28, 2010 A few weeks ago the friendly folks at Body Central asked if I would be interested in blogging about HIV/AIDS developments of 2010 from my unique perspective as a positively charged HIV physician specialist. The... Read more »
The Body

Life, Love, Sex, HIV and Other Unscheduled Events

...Hendrix.) He also encouraged me to consider a career in medicine. Lucky for me, I took his advice. Thank you Dr. Luck! The HIV/AIDS pandemic was an unscheduled (and unimaginable) event! I DIDN'T PLAN TO BECOME A CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGIST AND HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: African Couples Urged to Get HIV "Love Test"

... Population Services International, UNICEF, and UNAIDS since April have been conducting a nationwide, free HIV testing campaign targeting Swazi couples. Though approximately 26 percent Read more »
Connect With Others

I am in love with an HIV positive man...

Posted by BeautifulMusik, 3 Replies
...September, I told him I was in love with him from the first moment I looked into his eyes. And, he tears up and tells me that he is HIV +. I tear up and he cries and rests his head on my chest. I told him that I am not leaving his side as I have... Read more »


Posted by taino1, 2 Replies
... my girl frind has hiv and i l love her wat do i do to protect my self from getting infected ....please please help me under stand Read more »

Woman Falling in Love with an HIV+ Man

Posted by Natural, 4 Replies
...all very new to me... I only recently found out that a man I had dated in the past, who has recently come back into my life is HIV positive. Despite the clinical information that I am able to obtain online/from counselors - can anyone offer any... Read more »

Love and HIV positive

Posted by sesemoore, 5 Replies
...Last night I was watching a TV sitcom on UPN, you the boy meets girl thing and she turned out to be HIV positive and he accepted it in a second I know its people out there that can easy accept the status but in my reality I haven't Read more »