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01 Dec 2004

Hubby tell every one that I'm Hiv positive
My hubby we broke up and he took everthing that he bought for me. and now I got new b/f and he told him that I'm hiv positive. He congradualate him fo finding someone he loves and that he welcomes him to the world of aids. Now I don't know what to do pleas help me
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01 Jan 0001

Your Ex-hubby had no right to breach your confidence and tell anyone about your HIV status, and probably only did it to be mean ( taking back everything he gave you sounds mean, too). But it was definitely your duty to tell your new bf of your HIV status, for many good reasons. I understand that you say you were going to tell him, and hadn't yet had sex, and it is up to you to find a suitable time and opportunity.
What to do ? Depends on what needs to be done. You obviously need to talk with the bf, and find out how he feels about this, and sort things out together. As for the mean and nasty ex, check with one of the AIDS/ HIV hotlines on the legalities, but you might be able to get a restraining order from a court to stop him maliciously spreading gossip about you.
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