Although the small sample size makes it difficult to be definitive, men who lived in rural areas described support for, and access to, HIV testing services as more problematic than the majority of men living in urban areas.
For instance, Hoff et al. J Soc Pers Relat. Development and validation of the sexual agreement investment scale. Although the present study did not collect data on these particular measures, future research must consider how these behavioral practices and relationship factors influence some gay Some materials were developed specifically for HIV- positive gay men in same-sex HIV-negative seroconcordant relationships to engage in UAI with their main partner and secondary sex partners.
To clarify, a sexual agreement is an explicit agreement made between two gay male partners about which sexual behaviors may occur within and outside of their sexual relationship, with the overall aim of minimizing HIV risk and enhancing some aspect of their relationship [ 4 ].
These findings suggest that being committed to the sexual agreement with a main partner, being in a strictly monogamous relationship, and testing for HIV recently may reduce the likelihood that a gay male who practices UAI with his main partner would engage in UAI with a secondary sex partner.
The investment model scale: Measuring commitment level, satisfaction level, quality of alternatives, and investment size. Relationship factors associated with HIV risk among a sample of gay male couples.