Re: Am i the only one with this problem?
05/08/13 05:23 AM
Majority if not all at some point or another. It's part of the process of coming to terms. The trick is (which you have just done) to identify that you are doing it. If you know you are then you can actively pay attention and change it if you want.
A good therapist could help you through it and help you get your self esteem back so you don't have to feel like you need to push people away. Or you could just start trying to put yourself back out there and try try again till it works for you. You just have to realize that you are no different than the day before you knew you were positive.
You're still the same person you were nothing has changed and nothing will change unless you want it to. How others respond to your illness isn't about you it's about them and take it day by day. HIV is just a virus it has no control over how you feel or how you interact.
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