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To marry or not
Sep 21, 2005

Im a white 26 yr old South African girl. My boyfriend doesnt know Im HIV positive and recently asked me to marry him. I dont want to lose him by telling him. Any advice?

Response from Dr. Young

I'm certainly no marraige counselor, but I always advise my HIV+ patients to tell their sexual partners about their status. This is all the more important for a person you plan on marrying, no matter how difficult it may be.

Good luck, BY

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