HIV+: The Common Denominator: A Blog Entry by B. Osten (April 17, 2012)
"In one breath I told him I was HIV+, in recovery from meth addiction, on SSI disability and receiving Section 8 assistance. ... The music stopped and the lights came on. I felt exposed. He tenderly took my hand into his and whispered into my ear that he was HIV+ also."
Playing the Last Scene of a Marriage: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King (October 12, 2011)
"There were so many options. The shocked and devoted lover. The vindictive injured party. The delicate, recovering addict, shaken to the core by the breakup. I indulged in this sick game of posturing for only a moment, but it was long enough for me to spot my disease on display. It was my drug addict mindset, always looking for an angle ..."
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