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Having Normal Marriage With Hiv

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HIV Husband

To my dismay, my husband was diagnosed with hiv in 2007 after twenty years of marriage. I did suspect drug use and that he was cheating on me but I never did think that this would happen. Our marriage has not been the same since the diagnosis. About...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

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

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...I'm sorry to hear about your husband's diagnosis and its effect on your marriage. People have all kinds of reactions to an HIV diagnosis ranging from grief and sadness to overwhelming anxiety, although disappearing Read more »

HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband

Hi Doctor, Thank you for answeing my question regarding low platelet counts (Platelet count of 6).... Read more »

Thank You (HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband)

Hi Doctor, Thank you so much for answering my questions. I feel very lucky that you picked to... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...depression is more intense, lasts longer, and interferes more with your day-to-day ability to function. Depression is not a normal part of being HIV positive and it is important to tell your health care provider if you have any of the symptoms... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It can also happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below... Read more »
Connect With Others

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies's like to find something out that effects your WHOLE life, and everyone in it. I know that some people w/ HIV/AIDS live a "normal" life, whatever normal is. they do what everyone else does. I look up to that. Life throws us some pretty... Read more »

Can you work full time with hiv/aids forever?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I am an hiv positive 36 year bisexual male with two divorces. I have four children from the marriage that I have very large child support Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a married 49yr old male HIV+. My wife is HIV-. We decided to obstain from sex 6 years ago because of the diagnosis and the fear she might get infected Read more »