In this section we look at the impact HIV can have on your relationship, whether it’s you, your partner, or both of you that have HIV. We also look at the impact ill health can have on the relationship, and some of the challenges when you may face if one partner becomes the carer for the other.
You’ll also find information and advice if you feel that HIV is getting in the way of you finding or maintaining a relationship. Finally, there’s a section detailing the different people and organisations you can go to if you are HIV positive and need help or support around your relationship.
Divisive events of the past few years show how much animosity there can be when two sides fundamentally disagree with each other...Read more
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Alright, before we start, there’s something I need to make absolutely clear... crystal. It’s factual and undeniable and here it is. Open relationships can and do work!Read more
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If you’re worried about an HIV-positive partner getting sick or dying then it’s time for you to realise that it’s now the 21st century.Read more
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An interview with my HIV-negative husband.Read more
Let's play the relationships game.Read more