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Finding Hard To Date Online

Finding Hard To Date Online

Hi everyone. I am new here. Do you guys find it hard to find serious dates online? For me it has been dissappointing especially when people find out you are from Africa where i come from. How are your experiences?

A myHIVteam Member said:

Yes there are still some uneducated people out there. I really don't have any problems dating because as soon as they here I'm celibate by choice they… read more

posted 4 months ago

What Did You Think About HIV/AIDS Or People That Had HIV/AIDS BEFORE You Was Diagnosed?

What Did You Think About HIV/AIDS Or People That Had HIV/AIDS BEFORE You Was Diagnosed?

This came up in a discussion earlier for me. We all know what the discrimination or the stigma is of this virus now. But before you was diagnosed, what was your true feeling about HIV/AIDS or people who had it (if you knew of anyone)? How different was your view then compared to now?

A myHIVteam Member said:

BlueJaySage been there done that been infected for 27 years and now I'm a deacon of my church

posted about 1 month ago

How Do You Handle Rejection?

How Do You Handle Rejection?

When meeting new potential playmates, and they ask if you’re disease free, and you honestly tell them that you’re positive but otherwise healthy, and they hit you with “well then, nothing sexual can ever happen between us, but we can still be friends. It just scares me,” how do you handle that?

A myHIVteam Member said:

I don’t meet people anymore. I told anyone I met about my status which led to no one wanting to get involved. I would just get superficial conversation… read more

posted 6 months ago

How Do U Forgive A Person For Giving U The Virus?

How Do U Forgive A Person For Giving U The Virus?

It's bn many years since I was diagnosed and I can't forgive the person who gave me this in matter of fact I hate him, but I can't put all the blame in him I should hv made sure he wore that condom. It's bn hard for me to try to fall in love again. I push people away when I feel we r getting too close because most people think just because u r Hiv+ they think u hv AIDS. When I think about the happiness I get depressed again cause I hv to tell them that I'm Hiv+… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

It's not a priority. Maybe for 2021. It's ok to not forgive. Especially if your were in a relationship. There was a lot of other emotions like betrayal… read more

posted 2 months ago

When You Initiate Talk About HIV/AIDS Amongst Coworkers When Do You Do It? Do You Bring It Up When They Are Sick And Putting You At Risk?

When You Initiate Talk About HIV/AIDS Amongst Coworkers When Do You Do It? Do You Bring It Up When They Are Sick And Putting You At Risk?

In many ways, I keep myself safe from getting sick from those around me, by continuing to take the antibiotics to prevent any infection from taking over my immune system. In some ways, I tell them to turn around and go home and many cases I call off my plans for the rest of the day if they happen to show up sick, I will cover for them while they rest and get better. Now… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

Agree 100%, just find it funny how much I didn't think of this before.

posted 9 months ago

How Well Is Your HIV Care According To The Seasons?

How Well Is Your HIV Care According To The Seasons?

Now that winter is trying to slowly rear it's ugly face into our life and Autumn is upon us (here north of the equator), is your HIV care differently in the winter than in the spring, fall, or summer? Do you have issues making it to your appointments (people living in the northern climates or mountain areas) because of the snow? Are you able to make it to the doctor fine when the weather is bad? How is your care differently (if it is at all) in the winter than… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I’m always up for a nice hug or

posted 8 months ago

Do You Have Trouble Finding Someone To Date Because Of HIV And/or Your Age? How Do You Handle It?

Do You Have Trouble Finding Someone To Date Because Of HIV And/or Your Age? How Do You Handle It?

I live in a under-educated part of the country, where if you are honest you are typically shunned. As long as they don't know, all seems to be well. Ignorance is indeed bliss.

I find that at 56 I have become completely comfortable with the man I am and with what I need from a mate. It seems that this clarity coupled with my status creates a very difficult set of circumstances which makes meeting someone both… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

Bonjour famille je suis comment vous ce possible de partagé sur whats'app mon numéro ce bien (Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer… read more

posted 10 months ago

Is There Discrimination In The HIV Community Depending Upon What Level Of The Disease You Are At?

Is There Discrimination In The HIV Community Depending Upon What Level Of The Disease You Are At?

Used to be in the old days back in the 80's and 90's HIV was one community fighting on the front lines. Watching our friends dying, fighting with the government for the President to just say the word HIV and fund monies for HIV support, and encourage Pharmaceutical companies to begin clinical trials with new meds other than AZT and DDI which was all that was available. In 1996 clinical trials for protease inhibitors… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

Hello LuisMSantiagoVega hope everything is going well with you have a happy Thursday

posted 12 months ago

Finances

Finances

I have asked this question before but it has been awhile, so it is nice to get a refresh on things that may help the newer members.
HIV care can be expensive. It takes money out of our pocket for other things we may need. So when it comes to your HIV care and finances, how do you cope with the burden of paying for everything?
Do you take the help that is out there for rent/mortgage help?
DO you take the help that is out there for food?
Do you take the help that is out there for utilities?
Do you take… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

You have to really research your options in your city. You have federal programs like Ryan White and ADAP (AIDS DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM). Dallas… read more

posted 5 months ago

Many People Feel Its A Need To Know Base On Disclosing Your HIV Status. What If Your Condom Breaks During Sex, What Do You Do Then?

Many People Feel Its A Need To Know Base On Disclosing Your HIV Status. What If Your Condom Breaks During Sex, What Do You Do Then?

Many people feel that if they're practicing safe sex that there's no need to disclose your HIV status to someone that you're with. Say you're not undetectable and the person isn't on Prep and has a weakened immune system from other than a STI. The condom breaks during sex. What would you do?

A myHIVteam Member said:

REALLY

posted about 3 years ago