On two occasions that are separate I had some body near to me personally genuinely believe that by simply being around me personally they might somehow end up in contracting HIV.

On two occasions that are separate I had some body near to me personally genuinely believe that by simply being around me personally they might somehow end up in contracting HIV.

They avoided seeing me for over 8 weeks after learning me being contagious that I was positive, just out of ignorant fear of. They dislike germs which can be understandable, however their not looking for a wife in america enough knowledge on HIV profoundly offended me personally and made me feel just like i ought to be placed on a area far from “clean” individuals. The 2nd time we encountered this fear is at my aunt’s household. I became visiting my relative, along with her mother joined the space, providing one cup of water.

I graciously accepted water, and then we all moved away in to the family room to get caught up.

as soon as we completed water, my aunt took the cup in to the home and proceeded to toss it away appropriate in the front of me personally. We nearly broke down into rips immediately.

We additionally desire people had an exact perception of HIV (especially within the homosexual community). We have experienced a lot of guys have been ready to connect after I told them, they’d change their minds and didn’t want to hook up anymore before I revealed my HIV status, but. Nearly all of those dudes that turned me straight down had been ready to have unsafe sex beside me until they discovered that i’ve HIV. The main reason this bothers me is due to that ignorant mindset is how I were left with acquiring it within the beginning. Some body stating that they truly are positive mean that they can or will pass it on that they are HIV negative doesn’t mean they are, nor does someone saying. (more…)