However, it still makes sense to take extra steps such as using a condom (see fact sheet 153.) Condoms are very effective at preventing the spread of HIV.
Dating an hiv positive women
I debated for over a month if being with this man was a risk I was willing to take.
The more I learned and the more I contemplated, I came to the conclusion there was virtually no risk at all.
It can be very difficult to find a place to have sperm washing done.
Without treatment, up to 35% of pregnant women with HIV can pass the infection to their newborns.
He spoke so confidently, like he had done it before. I had immediately decided I would spend the night — strictly cuddles only — then cut my losses and hope someone just as great came along.
I was new to the gay scene, having only come out to my parents the weekend before.
Back then, I saw HIV as a death sentence, a disease that stripped a person of his identity. I visited his doctor and armed myself with all the knowledge I would need to make this work.
For me, this changed the face of HIV, and I hope this does the same for you.
HIV isn’t the first topic that comes up when most couples start dating. Antiviral medications (antiretroviral therapy or ART) control HIV infection very well. The good news about taking ART is how well it works.
Try to have open discussions about your desires, your fears, and your limits.
You’ve noticed some of the finer details and complexities about this person, and you can really see the potential for some kind of future with the man sitting opposite you.