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Stories from friends and family of positive people

A selection of HIV/AIDS related personal stories written by different people from all around the world and sent to AVERT.

Angel 2

I’ am not positive, but when I was 10yrs I saw my mother crying and I had no idea why... My mother is positive and when I first found out that she had the HIV I thought she would become very sick and die.....But I'm proud to say she is living a healthy life and stays strong...

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Ive been with my partner for nearly a year now & I knew he was HIV positive when I first got with him. We haven’t had sex yet only because I want to know a bit more about HIV. I’m going to start going to hospital appointments with him and be by his side. The thing I always worry about is maybe in a few years we would love to have children. I’ve heard of the sperm wash but I don’t know much about it.

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My name is diamond and im 27 years old i havent been tested yet but tomorrow is my day.

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