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Talking With Your Children About Your HIV Status or Your Children's Status

May 22, 2018

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Comment by: Jill (Waco Tx) Mon., Jun. 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm UTC
I never had to tell my children. The mailman gave them a certified letter I was supposed to sign for, that had come from a blood donation center. Noone freaked out or panicked including me. HIV was here its not going away being upset or mad. I made a mistake as a grown up and is noones fault but my own. I know what a condom is and chose not to use it. Noone has thought of me different since. Im open about my status and its never been an issue.
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