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Author Topic: newly poz and post-transition (FTM)  (Read 4534 times)

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Offline transguy

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newly poz and post-transition (FTM)
« on: October 10, 2011, 04:49:47 PM »
hi everyone. i'm a transman, 29 years old, i tested positive sept 11. i'm doing pretty well so far in dealing with the new diagnosis. i'm not on any meds, and my doctor says i may not need to be for a while. i've told a few close friends, who have been pretty understanding for the most part. 

i am unsure about my future love life. i'm used to disclosing the fact that i'm a transsexual to potential sexual partners. now i have to tell them this as well. i just feel like these two things are going to make everyone run away from me. are there any other trans people on this forum?

Offline wjaxon

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Re: newly poz and post-transition (FTM)
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2011, 08:36:50 PM »
Hey newly poz...keep your head up guy.  I don't have experience in your situation but know you have the support of this forum.  Wishing you the best and know that life still goes on!
Infected Aug 2011; Dx Sept 2011; Started meds Sept 2011 VL >10 million  CD4 258.  10/2011 VL 2890 33.6% CD4 706.  11/2011  VL 1300  CD4 778

Offline spacebarsux

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Re: newly poz and post-transition (FTM)
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2011, 01:22:58 AM »
Hi transguy, Sorry to hear about your diagnosis but welcome.  :)

I'm glad to hear you're handling things well so far.

I would say don't stress too much about your love life at the moment, cos it'll happen when it happens. You're definitely not alone in searching for love either (poz or not), you'll know when the right person comes along.

Take care,

Infected-  2005 or early 2006; Diagnosed- Jan 28th, 2011; Feb '11- CD4 754 @34%, VL- 39K; July '11- CD4 907@26%,  VL-81K; Feb '12- CD4 713 @31%, VL- 41K, Nov '12- CD4- 827@31%


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