IS IT TOO HARD TO BELIEVE THAT I HAVE A PARTNER OF A NEGATIVE STATUS???

I'm so tired of people assuming that because I'm positive that my partner just automatically is positive as well. I'm always asked to participate in studies, speak on panels and the first thing people seem to say is it must be easier to disclose to your partner being that they are positive as well. And I'm just like where did you get that information? Am I not worthy enough to have a partner of a negative status, is it too hard to believe that a man would want to be with me regardless of status, gender identity, race, education, social status??

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