Re: Professional in NY feeling alone
09/11/08 06:40 PM
I think we're in the same boat, my friend. I tested positive in May and have definitely noticed that the support and resources available in my city (Portland, Oregon) are 100% geared towards those with drug addictions and transient youth.
I feel out of place and guilty for accessing these resources because while I am HIV+, I don't face other comparable obstacles in my life.
I knew the risks involved and I took them for validation sake- which leaves me with feelings of shame and isolation from support groups and my peers.
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