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I just met someone
Feb 12, 2005

I'm 18 and starting talking to this guy and before i met him he told me he is hiv positive and does that change my feelings about him. I told him it doesn't and I still want to be with him. is this a good idea?

Response from Dr. Remien

I don't think it is a question of being a good or bad idea. Choosing to get involved with another person is dependent on so many factors. And as I've often said, HIV status - in and of itself - need not be a reason for avoiding a relationship.


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