When one partner is HIV-negative and one partner HIV-positive.
Also known as a serodiscordant couple or a serodifferent couple.
Activist Joshua Gault and boyfriend Chanse Kyle are a gay couple in Shreveport, Louisiana.
They were both just 19 when they found out Kyle carried the virus after they got tested together, back in July 2014."He grabbed my hand and pulled me to the back and gave me a big hug and told me, 'Josh, I came back positive,'" Gault told Mic of the day Kyle's diagnosis came through.
Your healthcare professional can direct you to family planning services.
Having a HIV-negative baby is possible with careful planning.
Pay attention, and you two will live happily ever after – or at least not break up over HIV.
HIV isn’t one of the variables that determine whether you and your partner are an emotional and physical match. If all of the other elements of a relationship seem to be clicking – sexual attraction, similar tastes, and a mutual like for each other’s weirdness – both of you would be a fool to let mismatched statuses get in the way.
However, there are a few things you should be know when starting a relationship with an HIV-positive guy. You may be worried that a question or concern you have may hurt his feelings. People living with HIV understand that you may have fears or trepidations, especially if you're dating someone with HIV for the first time (at least, the first time that you know about).
Regardless of your reasoning to either call or not call him again, his HIV status shouldn’t be a factor.
HIV isn’t one of the variables that determine whether you and your partner are an emotional and physical match. If all of the other elements of a relationship seem to be in place – sexual attraction, similar tastes and a mutual like for each other’s weirdness – both of you would be a fool to let mismatched statuses get in the way.There are plenty of good reasons to utter the words “lets just be friends” after a first date.