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 I disclose my HIV status to my partner?
Be straightforward and specific. Tell the person that you have HIV instead of saying that you have a chronic disease or virus, Lightfoot says. Then spell out what you want from the person, such as, “I need someone that I can talk to and loves me no matter what, and I hope that person is you.
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).
Do you have to tell your partner if you have HIV?
Partners. Its important to disclose your HIV status to your sex partner(s) and anyone you shared needles with, even if you are not comfortable doing it. Communicating with each other about your HIV status means you can take steps to keep both of you healthy.