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02-Mar-2017 08:11

Five years ago, at the age of 28, Karen Fratti was diagnosed with HIV.“The positive result almost didn’t compute at first,” Fratti began in a powerful essay for Redbook published on Tuesday, January 24.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.But there is one surefire way of turning every future love scenario into a bloodbath, no matter how much of a match the two of you may be, and that is being HIV-positive and desperate for a date.

“I am HIV positive, but it is undetectable.” That means Fratti — who takes an antiretroviral drug every day— cannot transmit the virus.“I naively thought I was invincible, that one day a hookup would lead to true Disney princess–style love, and never assumed that HIV would have anything do with my life,” she admitted.Fratti and her then-boyfriend (he is negative) split within a year of her diagnosis.“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. is not the greatest pick-up line, and it’s certainly not great for my self-esteem.”This past summer, Fratti began sharing her status on dating apps right around the time when the potential suitor would suggest meeting in person.

“I am HIV positive, but it is undetectable.” That means Fratti — who takes an antiretroviral drug every day— cannot transmit the virus.

“I naively thought I was invincible, that one day a hookup would lead to true Disney princess–style love, and never assumed that HIV would have anything do with my life,” she admitted.

Fratti and her then-boyfriend (he is negative) split within a year of her diagnosis.

“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. is not the greatest pick-up line, and it’s certainly not great for my self-esteem.”This past summer, Fratti began sharing her status on dating apps right around the time when the potential suitor would suggest meeting in person.

So sometimes it is best talk to a stranger before you can catch your breath and find your words for your family and friends. And I went wah, wah, wah into my wine glass all through the night.