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Living with HIV/AIDS

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


I found out that i am HIV+ in 2011 when i was pregnant with my first baby 23-24yrs of age... The only challenge for me nw is that I have to start taking arvs and i am not sure if i will cope..

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Tina 1

Hi, i am Tina, turning 40 in July 2011. I found out in 2008 Dec that i was HIV+. I had been in a relationship for 10 years and after finding out, i told my boyfriend to go get tested, he was not shocked to get the news, it was clear that he knew all along. Thinking back, i say, if we did not use protection, how could i expect him to use it elsewhere.

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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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