NYC Woman Pens Essay About What It’s Like to Date With HIV

Karen Fratti spreads her U=U message in US Weekly:

“‘I am HIV positive, but it is undetectable.’ That means Fratti — who takes an antiretroviral drug every day— cannot transmit the virus.’ But as a single heterosexual woman, I have the added challenge when dating of convincing men, who are often just as naive as I used to be, that they can be intimate with me. It feels like I have to twist someone’s arm to see past my HIV viral load. You can sleep with me, I swear! is not the greatest pick-up line, and it’s certainly not great for my self-esteem.'”

Read more in US Weekly.

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