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Struggling with Dad's Loss & Secrets
      01/23/08 02:41 AM

My father died in June - having been in the hospital with Pneumonia since April. It was not until a few days before he died that the kids were told that he had AIDS. The stories are not clear - he knew about it for about 15 years, I think he didn't tell my mother until 8 years ago. There are so many unknowns - many questions have not been asked yet because my mother is still in mourning. How did he get it? (I am 99% sure that is was through a sexual encounter) Why did he wait so long to tell my mother? What held their relationship together?

I don't know how to get rid of some of my anger - was he lying to us? How are we supposed to share with family when he couldn't?

I guess my main question is - are there support groups for family members who have lost to AIDS? I mean - I think I would love to find one locally - but also, I would love to be able to talk through some of this.

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