They avoided seeing me personally for over 8 weeks after discovering me being contagious that I was positive, just out of ignorant fear of. They dislike germs that will be understandable, however their not enough knowledge on HIV profoundly offended me personally making me feel i ought to be placed on an area away from вЂњcleanвЂќ individuals. The second time we encountered this fear is at my auntвЂ™s home. I became visiting my relative, and her mother joined the room, providing one glass of water.
We graciously accepted the water, so we all moved out in to the living room to get up.
When we completed water, my aunt took the cup in to the home and proceeded to toss it away appropriate right in front of me personally. We very nearly broke down into rips right then and there.
We additionally desire individuals had an exact perception of HIV (especially within the homosexual community). We have experienced many guys who had been prepared to connect after I told them, theyвЂ™d change their minds and didnвЂ™t want to hook up anymore before I revealed my HIV status, but. Almost all of those dudes that turned me straight straight down had been prepared to have non-safe sex beside me until they learned that We have HIV. The main reason this bothers me is due to that ignorant mindset is the way I were left with acquiring it within the place that is first. Some body stating that they truly are positive mean that they can or will pass it on that they are HIV negative doesnвЂ™t mean they are, nor does someone saying. (more…)