ESSENCE Poll: Would You Date Someone with an Incurable STD?

Over 50 percent of sexually active Americans will become infected in their lifetime.

When looking for the right partner, you may realize that they aren't always perfect. From bad credit and low income to their relationship with their family, there are some characterisitcs that you may not like, but are willing to accept.

But, what about an incurable STD?

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We published an article yesterday that talked about the truth behind dating someone with an incurable STD. And when "over 50 percent of the United States population that is sexually active will become infected with an STD in their lifetime," there may be more serious issues that you'll have to accept. 

The statistics get far more shocking when it comes to the Black population and HIV, which is the "5th leading cause of death for Black men and the 7th leading cause of death for Black women ages 25-44." 

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So, we want to know: Would you date someone with an incurable STD? Take our poll and let us know. 

Would you date someone with an incurable STD?
It depends
Total votes: 531

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