"I hope he doesn't have AIDS.""I hope she doesn't have AIDS.""You hope this guy is finally the right guy. You hope this time she just might be the one. And you both hope the other is not infected with the AIDS virus. So, what should you do? Of course you could ask. But your partner might not know. That's because it's possible to carry the AIDS virus for many years without showing any symptoms. The only way to prevent getting infected is to protect yourself. Start using condoms, Every time. Ask him to use them. If he says no, so can you.""AIDS. If you think you can't get it, you're dead wrong.""New York City Department of Public Health. For more information call 1 (718) 485-8111."