Dike looked up finally.
“I couldn’t tell her. She will be furious to learn I have been with other women.”
”We are talking about a serious infection, Dike. If she doesn’t get tested, she cannot benefit from treatment if she needs it. If she is tested and she is negative, then she can protect herself and not have to get HIV as well.”
”I can’t” he said with a note of finality.
I felt myself getting angry. How selfish! All he could worry about was losing face before his wife.
”But what of her health?” I demanded.
He picked up his keys off the table – his usual way of signalling that he was finished with me.
— Myles Edwards (@MylesEdwards) May 14, 2014