Looking to the future: South African men and women negotiating HIV risk and relationship intimacy.

@article{Mindry2011LookingTT,
  title={Looking to the future: South African men and women negotiating HIV risk and relationship intimacy.},
  author={Deborah L Mindry and Suzanne Maman and Admire Chirowodza and Tshifhiwa Muravha and Heidi van Rooyen and Thomas Elliot Coates},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={589-602}
}
This paper examines the approaches heterosexual men and women in South Africa use to engage their partners in discussions of HIV and risk factors in their relationships. These strategies entail balancing the risks of infection while managing the challenges of maintaining a relationship. In a context in which there is a great deal of insecurity in relationships it is especially challenging to discuss HIV risks with partners. Our findings reveal that concerns about children or the desire to have… CONTINUE READING

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