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Author Topic: Educating my family.  (Read 592 times)

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Offline Hope4life

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Educating my family.
« on: May 19, 2019, 06:46:49 am »
Hi,
Today my all sisters were at my home and we were discussing about some diseases. (They do not know about my condition neither my parents) so in the discussion I mentioned there is hardly any disease left which can not managed by medicines. But thn my elder sister said, ''AIDS is there", I thought this is the best time to educate them as in India, families hardly talk about HIV. So I told them about the available treatment and however that treatment is not cure but it's just like one. A patient can have his complete life using these medicines. And I started giving how diabetes and other diseases are even bad and need constant medication. But my family was adamant. But for a surprise my father informed us about his views. Which made me happy. He stated that though it is lethal disease but with advanced medicines we may expect a cure in coming future. And in last after 30 min of discussion. My family changed their perception and started talking positive about it.
I was filled with emotions though I didn't have courage to blast the news. But this was my very small try to educate them regarding THE condition. I wish, when they will come to know that they will accept me with open arms.
Just venting out here.
Hope4life

Offline Lamek

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Re: Educating my family.
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2019, 07:14:48 am »
Sounds great. At least with that discussion you have implemented into them some level of understanding about the condition. If you told them they will surely have a different perspective.

 


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