How Do You Deal With Friends Who Are Hiv Positive
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yours is yet another all-too-common and unfortunate story of lack of information about and understanding of HIV test results leading to unnecessary testing and resulting in unnecessary anxiety. This could have all been avoided if someone had... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalRevealing status to a colleague is a matter of personal choice. If 'Bill' has chosen not to say anything it could be 1. because he isn't positive or 2. He is but doesn't feel ready to tell you. Its best to allow him to make the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,If he's a good friend, you could start by having a heart-to-heart talk with him. You could also show him some of the information in the archives of this forum concerning disclosure laws. Appealing to his moral conscience as well as... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesYesterday was an extremely overwhelming day for me. My bestfriend of over 10 years just found out he is HIV positive. We believe he contracted it from his partner who we knew was positive. My bestfriend swore that they were careful and always... Read more »
Posted by TwinsDad, 1 ReplyTake the following suggestions with you. You may find them helpful. I have.
1. Accept responsibility. It's your life. No on can live it for you. Family and friends may be able to help, but the responsibility must come from you.
2. Be objective. ... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyMy friend recently became HIV positive....it has put a real stress on her friends/family around her...initially she was very motivated to start treatment immediately and fight this disease...it seems that now though she would rather not take the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieswhat should I do to make him feel that I care really and find out more info on this disease Read more »
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