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Author Topic: Looking for courage  (Read 2685 times)

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Offline northerngrl

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Looking for courage
« on: July 18, 2007, 06:11:16 AM »
...to test.  I know I'm probably in the wrong forum but I'm just looking for courage from other women.  I've been living in fear for five years.  What made you test? What gave you the strength?  Did you go alone or have someone with you?Is it better to know or just wait til you get sick?  One unprotected encounter...had the acute viral symptoms shortly after.  I haven't been with anyone for five years for fear of infecting them.  This is no way to live.  You may chase me out if I'm not in the right place.  Thank you for your time.


Offline cjc

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Re: Looking for courage
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2007, 06:33:49 AM »
Hello, i think you should be posting in the "Am I Infected " portion of the forums. That aside, By all means, get to the health Department and get tested . Being celibate and in fear for 5 years is a long time. Quit putting it off, it's better to know. C

Offline sweetasmeli

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Re: Looking for courage
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2007, 06:35:53 AM »
Hello northerngrl. Yes you need to post in the Am I Infected? forum. Don't worry a moderator will move this.
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Offline queenie

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Re: Looking for courage
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2007, 08:10:17 AM »
just do it, it is not the end of the world, but if you dont it can be the end of your sanity and a normal life.
we will be here for you, think positive,

Offline queenie

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Re: Looking for courage
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2007, 08:11:32 AM »
there is no such thing as the wrong forum, we all have the answers to different subjects

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Re: Looking for courage
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2007, 10:01:42 AM »
My goodness go get tested!  There are so many opportunities for people with the virus today, unlike in the 80s and even early 90s.  Remember, if you do test positive you have CHOICES and this is a chronic disease!  I can't tell you enough, don't sit idle, get tested, and if you're negative, continue to get tested if you feel (even in the slightest) that you should!

We are all here for you!  Let us know the outcome............  :)

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