How to deal with a family member who has HIV AIDS


If you have a family member with HIV, the virus that cause AIDs, or one who has developed the disease, the first things to know is that you have no risk of contracting the disease through causal contact. You can’t get it from a hug or kiss.

Consider the following advice to help you relate with a family member with HIV or AIDS.

Be optimistic

Be sensitive

Don’t judge

Get educated

Be supportive

Express love

Be vigilant

Be helpful