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I was working at an HIV/AIDS awareness information fair in Toronto and met a student who was my age.He pretended to be into the pamphlets but was really interested in me.I’m been publicly open about my status since I was 21.I disclosed on You Tube because I couldn’t fathom telling someone one-on-one at first—so instead, I told the whole world all at once.
When my parents died, I didn’t tell people why either. I’ve also been told that I’m “really mature” and “act older than I am,” which I choose to view as compliments.The idea seemed unattainable, and to be honest, a bit scary.Disclosing my status would mean disclosing my mother and father’s statuses, and I would never do that.I have a great infectious diseases doctor who is always willing to have conversations with my partners and to make sure we are taking the right precautions. The truth is, I’m basically just like any other 20-something in Toronto. The only difference is that while some people might have an ex that they’re worried to bring up, or some family drama they are afraid to delve into during those first few dates, I have those things HIV.It may surprise some people to learn that HIV has actually helped me in many ways. I’ve been given amazing platforms to educate others, and I’ve learned to cherish my life.My colleague didn’t disclose my status because he didn’t know if that would be out of line or not (for the record, I wouldn’t have minded). I later found out that he had seen an article about me in the , and he was cool with it. One of the questions I’m often asked is: For me, personally and according to a recent statement from Dr.During the date, we were talking about how I was going to be travelling for a health conference, and I blurted out my status. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, the answer is about 0 percent.You see, the problem with dating guys my age is that instead of a date, our dinners often morph into an HIV/AIDS Q&A session once they learn my status.The teacher-student situation doesn’t really leave room for romance.If I’m being honest, the fact that he didn’t know much about HIV probably turned me off a bit too.And he wasn’t the only date to turn a romantic meal into a classroom session.