This is desperate talk from HIV-positive men: "Why can't I find a boyfriend?
It is quite another to constantly be wondering why you don't have a boyfriend. These guys will often approach a first date with the hope that their potential match will be able to overlook their positive status and give them a chance in spite of it all.
"I'm here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive," Charlie Sheen told Today host Matt Lauer on Tuesday morning, lending veracity to a recent flurry of rumors regarding the 50-year-old actor's health.
Sheen revealed to viewers that he has been living with the virus for the past four years, and that, with the help of "condoms and honesty," it hasn't prevented him from having a full sex life.
I remember phoning up the NHS Direct helpline, telling them I’d had my tongue up this boy’s ass, and asking whether I needed PEP.
A lovely lady at the other end of the phone carefully but clearly explained: “No, babe.” Yet his status was why I didn’t call up the boy again.
So we try to arm ourselves as best we can, because no matter how many broken hearts we bury, the battle for love must go on.