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Positive Teens stories
A selection of young people related personal stories written by different people from all around the world and sent to AVERT.
RonekBeing 19, HIV+, and going to school in another state, I felt lonely. I was away from all my close friends and I had no idea how to really handle the situation. I told every single person I was sexually active with to get tested and they all got back to me saying they were negative. It didn't matter who infected me, as long as they knew and they got tested. Read more
Anon 16I lost my virginity when I was 17 I'm now 19 and I don't regret anything about it. ...one day he asked me if I was ready I said no, because I wasnt... 9 months later he and I were in his Ned room having sexual encounters (oral) then he asked me if I was ready and I said yes, he asked me if I was sure, and I said yes, he got the condom out of his wallet and put it on and he told me if I wanted him to stop all I had to do was tell him Read more
Blessingi lost my dad when i was 13 and my mother had no money to feed us.we are three in the family..... Read more
I am 15 years old , on November 3 2011 i found out that I am HIV positive... The first time we had it i told him we have to use a condom because either way i didnt wanna end up pregnant.Read more