Keep what you say as simple and direct as possible. Tell the person why you want him or her to know. Let him or her know that you are sorting out issues related to your HIV status and his or her support is important to you.
How do you disclose your HIV status to your partner?
Here are some of my tips for disclosing your HIV-positive status to loved ones: Wait until youre comfortable emotionally before you share the information with others. Be sensitive and patient when sharing your HIV-positive status. You never know for sure how the other person will react.
Is it OK to date someone HIV-positive?
HIV passes from one person to another during sex through body fluids like semen, vaginal fluid, and anal mucus. But with the right precautions, you can have sex with almost no risk of passing the virus to your partner. One way to be safe is to take antiretroviral treatment (ART).