Are down low men the cause of the spread of HIV among heterosexual women?According to HIV/AIDS Guide Mark Cichocki, "For years, experts have attributed the high rate of HIV among African American women to a behavior that has been called 'being on the down low'.She acknowledged ”there was no good reason to end things”, yet, at the time, she was convinced something was missing in the relationship.The other point being made in the article is that many women who spend their 20’s becoming powerful and independent (education, salary, etc.) often end up unhappy in their 30s.If you’ve been focused on your career, or having casual encounters, chances are you haven’t truly prepared yourself for the possibility of love.If this is the case, you’ll find yourself attracting and dating men who aren’t right for you, as well as spending time in the wrong relationships.King, author of On the Down Low appeared on Oprah to talk about his life on the down low.
The reality behind this notion is that love doesn’t just happen when you want it.
Ford's research and the misconceptions that the down low is an exclusive African-American issue.
For example, having a bacterial sexually transmitted infection can increase the risk of both transmitting and contracting HIV, and it is possible such infections may be more common among blacks than whites due to poorer access to health care.
Men on the down low are usually in heterosexual relationships while secretly engaging in sexual activity with other men.
Men who discreetly have sex with other men while in sexual relationships with women are said to be on the "down low" (or "dl" for short).
Occasionally, "truth in advertising" is more than just a pipe dream - there really are plenty of fish in the sea.