Would you date someone with HIV?Created by:
Last weekend, I went for a mini vacation with some of my single friends. In one of our conversations, my psychiatrist friend asked if I am willing to date someone with a chronic medical illness. In the ideal world, the answer would have been an outright "yes". However, since I am a healthcare provider, I don't have a lot of time on my hands, I need to qualify and define which chronic medical illness it is. Then my friend said, schizophrenia? In this regard, I said I probably will decline. Even if symptoms can be controlled by medications, I am not ready to handle someone who loses himself from time to time. How about HIV? I thought about this for awhile and I thought I can handle being with someone with HIV rather than schizophrenia. How about you? What are your thoughts?