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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.

Wife: My husband is living with HIV

I found out my husband was HIV positive about two years ago, I was devastated and so scared I may be infected after being married for 14 years and having two children.

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Dan 1

I m 25 and single, i just realised my status on 2 feb 2012, im now very lonely coz i don't want to make love with a negative person,

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Tyrone

I am a gay male, and I dated a guy who told me that he had it shortly after we started dating. I eventually tested positive, which didn't cause me to be depressed initially, because I felt I had him to support me like I supported him. However, after finding out and telling him, I felt him drift away from me.

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MM

My name is MM. Im 25. When I saw that my test was reactive I broke down and cried thinking how could this be happening. I had no idea I was HIV positive and I'm glad I tested myself because I would have never known.

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AC

I tested positive and broke down. Anyways im still trying to get used to the fact that I have HIV. I'm fine with it now

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