Dating is tough in general, but being a woman who is HIV-positive presents a whole host of unique questions and issues.We answer some of your most pressing relationship questions, from dating to marriage to babies.It is surely not easy to find that ‘someone special’ in your life and when you add HIV / AIDS or any other STD to the equation, it can become much more complicated.The most practical way to meet others going through the same condition is to meet them on dating sites dedicated solely to such profiles, such as Positive Singles, HIV People Meet and so on.Yes, there are a handful of dating sites that are for people with HIV or, in some cases, another sexually transmitted infection, like herpes or hepatitis.HIVDating Online.com, Poz Match.com, and Positive all welcome women who are straight, gay, or bi.
It’s not uncommon to see profiles that begin with “I am HIV-positive” and go on to list the poster’s other interests, as they do on the pet-lovers personals site Love Me Love My Pets.com, or JDate.com, which is for Jewish singles.As someone employed by the Minnesota AIDS Project it has definitely been a great resource for news and the personals have really helped me feel less alone.As I know it has for many diagnosed with HIV."—Joshua "I recently joined the site to simply peruse the personals in search of other poz men.Telling a date you have a sexually transmitted disease is no easy task. Is it a conversation you should have on the first date? If you’ve tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease, you’re not alone.Many daters with sensitive health conditions have a tough time deciding when to disclose that information. According the the CDC, one out of every six Americans (ages 14 to 49) have genital herpes.