One thing I’ve always prided myself on is my resiliency. I can deal with a lot of shit that has been thrown my way in life, and I bounce back pretty quick. Being diagnosed with HIV has been a massive test of that resiliency, and I haven’t come back as quickly from this setback as I have with others. In time, though, things will come back.
I want to go back a little bit, because I realized that, for too long, I allowed myself to be hurt and yes, even abused by someone. I’m ashamed that