Take a deep breath. Don't hang your head. Reach out for support. You're not alone.
Over the years on TheBody.com, dozens of gay men living with HIV/AIDS, or working in the HIV/AIDS field, have shared their experiences and advice with those who may have just gotten their diagnosis. Check out the links below for samplings of wisdom from a diverse range of men in our community.
TheBody.com also has a Resource Center for People Newly Diagnosed With HIV/AIDS, where you'll find basic information about HIV, your health, and next steps -- along with even more stories and advice from people who've been there.