You see, the problem with dating guys my age is that instead of a date, our dinners often morph into an HIV/AIDS Q&A session once they learn my status.The teacher-student situation doesn’t really leave room for romance.
However, she notes that it was becoming a habit for couples to discard condoms even after counselling.“I would ask such couples if their life is worth the value of sex. Couples need to individually assess their lives and practise positive living.
Would that force my family and me to pick up and leave?
I wondered if he told his family they might think I was “dirty.” Or think my parents were.
My teen years were a bit different than my classmates’ because, on top of my studies, they also included travelling to England to bury my father and caring for my mom, who was in and out of the hospital and passed away in 2012 from cancer.
Between dealing with all these “adult things,” dating was far from my mind.