As if dating isn’t complicated enough, it’s even more difficult as a woman living with HIV. But when you add a disease like hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) to the mix, the dating scene can even be more frightful.
HS is an inflammatory, chronic skin condition that presents with boil-type nodules in areas of the body where sweat glands reside — in other words, some of the most intimate spots.
To best describe the emotional toll that HS has taken on my dating life, I decided to share a letter that I wrote to my HS. Dear HS, Like most, I didn’t know what I was in for at the beginning of our relationship.Read more on themighty.com