Being Young and Positive, Peer Support

What you need to know about building credit

Let’s face it, credit can be an intimidating topic to learn about if you’re not a financial analyst. You may feel like you don’t know the first thing about credit scores and ratings, but it […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV, Peer Support, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

How taking PrEP affects sex, love, and relationships

At one time, condoms were the only way to protect yourself from HIV infection. Thankfully, it’s 2018 now and there more ways than just condoms (which are still cool! 😎). PrEP is a once daily […]

Being Young and Positive, Healthcare Assistance, Living with HIV, Talking to a Doctor

Why community pharmacies are awesome

Community pharmacies are just one of the many things we love about living in the modern world. They’re totally open to the public and come with some pretty cool benefits. What’s not to love? You […]

Being Young and Positive, Healthcare Assistance, Mental health, Peer Support

How to deal with depression and suicidal thoughts

We’ve talked about depression on the blog a few times before, but we haven’t talked too much about suicide. We know that life can get tough sometimes, especially when you’re living with HIV. Some days […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV

Tips to rev up your metabolism

We all know people who can put away an entire buffet and never gain a single pound while some of us feel like we gain weight just walking past a bakery! The reason behind this, […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV, Peer Support, Protecting my Partner

What to expect when telling your partner you’re living with HIV

We get it — gathering the courage to tell your partner that you’re living with HIV can be nervewracking and just plain scary. If talking to your partner about HIV has been something on your […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV

Adrenaline: Living on the edge with HIV

Jumping out of a plane. Whitewater rafting. Cliff diving. Let’s face it, some of us get a surge of adrenaline when we read those words, and some of us are totally petrified. We’re all wired […]

Being Young and Positive, HIV 101, Living with HIV, Newly Diagnosed, Side Effects & Complications

Taking your meds every day

It can be hard to create a new habit — like taking your meds every day. Stick with it and use the Positive Peers app to give you daily reminders to keep up the good […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV, Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

How to disclose your HIV status on dating and hookup apps

We believe that HIV should never stand in the way of your life — and that includes looking for love or a little bit of lovin’. And dating and hookup apps are a great way […]

Being Young and Positive, Living with HIV

Back to school: Living with HIV in college

If you’re going to college, you don’t have to let HIV get in your way. There will be struggles — but nothing you can’t handle. You have to think about things like sticking to your […]