All these shared experiences about living with STDs were contributed by real people. We hope to help you gain the confidence to manage STD in your daily life.

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others have similar experiences. Inspire and help others by sharing your story! You can do it anonymously.

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For twenty years HIV has lived with me. Sometimes I get lonely, but I have to think about the reasons God has allowed an old torn soul like me to be here this l...     For detail, click here.
I don’t introduce myself as "Hi, My name is HIV. What's yours?" My name is Ashley and I am a 22 year old college student and single mother. I work ful...     For detail, click here.
When I found out my status 8 years ago, I was shattered and tried committing suicide. People I thought were my friends rejected me and stopped being my friend. ...     For detail, click here.
When I was diagnosed six months ago, my first concern was telling my 'buddy' calmly and rationally... Since then I have told 2 other men and although still good...     For detail, click here.
The first thing that went through my head when I was diagnosed was "who's going to want me now?” What did I learn very soon after? Plenty of people. I h...     For detail, click here.
I have had H for almost two years. It was given to me by a boyfriend, what a special gift!!! Anyway since that time I have had a very hard time in the dating wo...     For detail, click here.
I me this guy who has had H for the pasts 8 years... he was still bitter about it and also in a bit of denial. He said that he could never forgive the partner w...     For detail, click here.
I thought when I first found out I had HIV that I would never get married or have children. Turns out I was wrong. I got married 2 years after I was diagnose...     For detail, click here.
Just thought id adds some good news for those who have lost hope. I never did find anyone on here. But I did find an amazing woman in my home town and not by...     For detail, click here.
I add the following disclosure to the end of my pages on "regular" dating sites. The reception has mostly been positive; and, a few women have thanke...     For detail, click here.