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Parents

Partner/Spouse

Brothers/Sisters

Other Family/Friends

Sexual Partners

Crystal­using Friends

Priest/Minister/Rabbi

Distant Family/Friends

HIV Care Professionals

Others

Whom do you currently plan to NOT tell about stopping your crystal use?

Therapist

Doctor

Employer

What are the specific reactions you think you might get if you told these people?

Keeping secrets is one way of protecting yourself from hurtful responses, but, it is not healthy. So it is important to feel more comfortable about sharing, which means finding good ways to cope with any negative reactions. You can draw from your own life experiences (coming out to people as gay/bisexual and/or as HIV­positive) to do this.

Have you experienced rejection as a result of being a gay or bisexual man? How did you experience it and how did you cope with it?

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Session 16: Coming Out All Over Again: Reconstructing Your Identity

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