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Telling Others You Have HIV

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Bernadette Berzoza

Bernadette Berzoza
Diagnosed in September 1989

"When I told a friend I was HIV positive, she got up off the chair and hugged me. I think at that time, that's all I needed."

Read more about Bernadette's life, in English or Spanish and learn from her experience taking HIV meds.

Read about how other people disclosed their HIV status.

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You're not alone! Find out what other people with HIV are saying about their experiences telling others, or start your own conversation.

I was just diagnosed last month and whenever I talk with with my parents I feel really bad. I have been looking for ways to tell them, but I just could not find one. I have two younger brothers that Mom needs to take care of; she is a teacher and works six days a week. I cannot tell her now! Dad won't get it! I mean they will react in a very huge bad way, and I cannot live with this. I do not wanna be selfish, yet not telling them is selfish as well. BUT I NEED HELP! What am I gonna do?

-- hivstudent

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Ask the Experts

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

"I have gone on a hook up website ... I rarely get any 'hits.' I am thinking about creating a new profile stating that I am HIV-. I won't have unprotected sex but I have to get laid."

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., responds



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