I really love this woman. Not disclosing my status at first led to a lot of heartache and unnecessary hurt for both me and my partners when I did eventually give them the "bad news. My college had never had anyone with HIV, and they wanted me to leave. Thank you! In the LGBTQ community, the absence of risk when it comes to sleeping with an undetectable partner, and using a condom to prevent other STIs, is much more widely accepted and normal, though still tough. Disclosure For many women living with HIV, the big issue is disclosure.
She takes care of herself by taking her meds and eats right.
I Am HIV Positive. This Is What It's Like to Date.
You may feel a good bit of relief even from telling one person you can trust. And be kind to yourself. There are no support groups, no social activities with other positive people out here; there are no retreats that those of us who are low-income can afford. I believe I met the man of my dreams. Fear that was once — but is no longer — based in reality. Find a trusted friend or family member to whom you can turn to for support—one who understands who you are as a person, but will also take the time to learn what HIV is and means. Both of these scenarios are important.