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14 Feb 2006

My husband has just discovered he is HIV and I`m not, we been married for a year now. The pressure is just too much even thou I still love him to bits. We have both agreed on a devorce but do not know the implications of this. We have family members to inform as wel as friends what do we tell them because he has the right to privacy if does not want to diclose.

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01 Jan 0001

Do discuss this on the HIV forum as well. If he cheated, and became HIV positive that way, then a divorce makes sense, mainly in relation to the cheating and the risk he exposed you to. If he became HIV positive before the marriage, continuing the marriage with extreme caution is also an option --- but call one of the HIV testing centers, best the one where he was tested, and urgently arrange for the pair of you to see one of the counsellors there. HIV testing without counselling should be banned.
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