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. I am an attractive woman but I am having extreme difficulty meeting other positive men to date.There are plenty of good reasons to utter the words “let’s just be friends” after a first date.
Many studies have been conducted on serodiscordant couples, meaning that one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative.
Rodriguez said that treatment options have ultimately mitigated most of those health concerns, but she did mention that being straightforward with disclosure to her boyfriend in the early stages was a crucial first step to get to that place.
"I needed to lay all my cards on the table," she said of their early days of courtship.
And, when you make a joke that isn't funny, he laughs anyway, showing you his one crooked tooth.
It's late; you've missed your last train home, and it's a frosty London night.
How high are my chances of contracting it if we are careful?