Dating someone with aids
“But you have to trust yourself to ask questions about things that make you feel uncomfortable.” “In the first blush of romance, people overlook a lot of stuff because they’re so excited,” says clinical psychologist Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed D.
But after a month or so, that’s when it’s time to look closer.
Dating with HIV requires extra attention and prevents you from enjoying sex, as much as you would in another situation.
So if you feel like you cannot handle that, you had better let your partner know.
Anderson, community outreach and education coordinator at AIDS Foundation Houston.
"It looks different to someone you're dating over family and friends." It's been different every time for Ken Williams.
This does not mean that you should forget about sexual intercourse.
So you need to ask yourself if you are willing to settle for those.
If you truly love your partner, then you will not have any problem deciding.
Telling someone that you're HIV-positive is rarely easy. Disclosing can relieve the burden of keeping a secret, plus you'll hopefully add to your support system. Still, "This is a very personal disease and no one needs to know everything," says Guy Anthony, who is HIV-positive.
"You own your narratives; you own your body." "Disclosure is a case-by-case situation," says Kevin V.
But if you want to try it out, you will see that you can do it.