[PW] ? AIDS Quote (Quotation Query #757)

S M Colowick januarye at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 09:29:55 PST 2016


It's also, says Google, in a 1986 book, A Young Woman's Guide to Sex,
on page 170:

"In essence, when you decide to have sex with someone, you are
deciding to have sex with every partner he has had."

On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 9:12 AM, S M Colowick <januarye at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "You're not just sleeping with one person, you're sleeping with everyone they ever slept with."
>> Theresa Crenshaw, "Men, Women, Sex and AIDS," NBC-TV, January 13, 1987
>>
>> Are there earlier expressions of this same thought, which I think was common in the early days of AIDS?
>
> Just a month earlier:
>
> Abigail Van Buren, "AN AIDS-RISK WARNING THAT'S TOO LATE FOR HER." 19
> Dec 1986, Chicago Tribune (via ProQuest), page 2.
>
> Dear Abby: ... "When you sleep with someone, you are also sleeping
> with EVERYONE THAT PERSON HAS BEEN WITH." ... Barbara H., Queens, N.Y.


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