I Living And Dating With Herpes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    I'm a nympho and when I looked at a guy/some

    girls my first thought went to how'd he/she would be in bed. Sex was always on my mind and now when I see a cute guy or girl I can only see them looking at me with disgust and walking away.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 6, 2014

    I am attempting to get out

    and date but can't get past the idea of having to tell someone I have HSV-1 (genital type). I found a support group in my area but am afraid to go alone. The problem here is no one in my life knows about my status. I am lonely, getting older and am looking to find a lasting...
    soulshine3 soulshine3
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 29, 2014

    Herpes Is The Most Loyal Thing In My Life

    I got my Herpes result exactly one month before my birthday. I felt like my world had ended. I cried for days not knowing what to do or who to turn to. I contracted herpes from my on and off boyfriend who I knew was a liar and a cheat. After doing a lot of research online I...
    herpesfish herpesfish
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    leslovingJenny leslovingJenny
    31-35, F
    May 12, 2015

    i want every herpes patient to please read my

    testimony, my name is Tee Tee. i was cytomegalo (CMV) positive since 2013 and it affected my life. I would like to advise people on how i get rid of my cytomegalovirus . A friend of mine introduce me to the Doctor that cured her from genital herpes so i contacted him and he...
    teeteebaby teeteebaby
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 13, 2015

    I've been living with herpes

    for several years now. My giver dropped me after 5 years because I asked for a committment. Not the herpes diagnosis 2 years earlier, he denied any responsibility for. He wasn't worried or upset when I told him. He didn't worry about safe sex. He didn't feel the need to be...
    gable67 gable67
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    38 year old female from Virginia.

    I want to date but have had such bad luck in reactions to me having herpes that I now just don't date. Hard being someone that wants to settle down and possibly start a family one day. I just don't know how to date without revealing too soon or too late. I literally feel an...
    sweetsouthrngal sweetsouthrngal
    41-45, F
    Jun 29, 2014

    The feeling of not knowing

    who I am has been really getting to me. I do not have the ability to comprehend this issue.
    wkellylaura wkellylaura
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2015

    I'm a jr high school

    and have been living with herpes for a little over two months now. I was devestated.. I feel so disgusting and worthless now. I don't know how to tell my boyfriend.. even though he is the one who gave it to me, that I am sure of, but I'm not sure he knows that he has it. People...
    howtostartnow howtostartnow
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2015

    dating by its self is hard

    and lately ive been feeling sad and discouraged because of my herpes. how do I get over this feeling? I feel like crying just thinking about it. will i ever find someone thats ok with it? i think about my ex (the one that gave it to me) and the things he would tell me while we...
    brihappy24 brihappy24
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    So today I told my boyfriend about my problem.

    I'm assuming he has it as well since we have unprotected sex. So telling him was nerve racking and scary for me but despite my fears he was totally supportive and said this doesn't change his love for me. I'm so thankful for him and to God for placing him in my life and giving...
    wkellylaura wkellylaura
    26-30, F
    Jan 9, 2015

    I've made bad mistakes with this

    and through making them I am learning. I was with a girl and I didn't have an outbreak at the time, we finished 3 condoms and we ended up having sex for the 4th without. I resisted at first and then ignored my conscience and after I felt so bad! I pray she doesn't get it. I...
    mrDisexperiencing mrDisexperiencing
    31-35, T
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014

    I have carried the virus

    for 4 years now. I have had a couple relationships, and dated many. I have had "the talk" with around 10 guys or so since I was diagnosed. I wouldn't change what I have, it doesn't ever really affect me, just the guys I see. Because I have to eventually tell them and give them a...
    huskers028 huskers028
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    Life is a journey that isn't meant to be

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    wkellylaura wkellylaura
    26-30, F
    Mar 9, 2015

    I don't know if everyone knows this

    or not but there are secret Facebook groups for people living with HSV/HPV. I am actually a member of a few of those groups. The posts made within these groups cannot be seen outside of the groups. If anyone would like to be added to some of them, message me and I will give you...
    BrandNewOne BrandNewOne
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

    I am really am feeling down I was told the

    other day I may have herpes. I am gutted and don't know how I will live with this. Don't think any man will want me. I just broke up with my boyfriend. Feel very low and depressed. My life never going to be the same. If not for my child really don't feel like being here no more...
    stupid28 stupid28
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Jan 1, 2015

    Herpes

    I was told that I have genital herpes last year. I was with my ex partner for 2 years and he is the only person that I have been sexually involved in. We split up not too long after I was diagnosed, he turned in to a violent bully . He didn't like the fact that I had dumped him...
    Nemo674 Nemo674
    22-25
    1 Response Nov 27, 2013

    I can't figure out a way to tell my boyfriend

    about my diagnosis. Part of me needs to get it off my chest and tell him but the other part wants to keep it buried forever. Herpes hasn't been a huge issue for me since the very first outbreak which I will forever be thankful, which makes me feel that as long as we use...
    venusV244 venusV244
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 21, 2015

    Having this stupid ******* virus isn't a big

    deal physically, it's the whole 'they may not like me because of it' they may stop wanting me, see me as less attractive. And I don't want my friends and family to know I have it either because I don't want them to talk about me having it or telling other girls needlessly that...
    mrDisexperiencing mrDisexperiencing
    31-35, T
    Nov 19, 2014

    www.Std-meet.com is a place

    where you won't feel bad about yourself instead you will meet like minded people who are ready to accept others like them. We promise that you will be an entirely new person with unlimited energy after you meet people & share your thoughts who understand you and invite you with...
    Brrokelvy Brrokelvy
    36-40, F
    Jan 5, 2015

    Being very careful, but not opening up about my

    H to someone I'm just seeing for sex... Is this cruel? Thoughts and ideas. Only happened a couple times so don't know what to do
    venusV244 venusV244
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    Has anyone with HSV 2 been sexually active with

    someone who is HSV negative and found a way to keep that person from getting it? Im getting involed with someone who doens' t have it but he wants to have sex, and I want to make sure we do all we can to keep him from getting it. I know obviously to take my suppressants and to...
    marymaryrose marymaryrose
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    I was very skeptical at first

    and really thought at most I'd find a hook up. After talking via phone, text, and emails for about a month we finally met for the first time. We stayed in the restaurant until well after they closed just talking. After many more dates we moved in together and are currently...
    wkellylaura wkellylaura
    26-30, F
    Feb 26, 2015

    I had 'the talk' with the guy I like

    and I was rejected. I am feeling so hopeless and ashamed. This is my first time being rejected for herpes since I was diagnosed and I am taking it really hard. Any advice would be appreciated.
    sunshinedaydreamz sunshinedaydreamz
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    Dating is hard enough,

    and it will be more difficult when it comes to dating with STDs. Thanks for the online dating platform provide a new chance for people living with STDs to start to dating again. And Positive Singles is really a good STD dating site, and it has extends it`s service to Australia...
    stdaustralia stdaustralia
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    hsvdating.biz is the best dating site

    for herpes positives and std positives. I got engaged through this site. Thanks to hsv dating.
    david0529 david0529
    31-35
    Feb 9, 2015

    i am talking to really good guy .

    I told at the beginning I have herpes . He told me " I can handle my boyfreid with herpes ." but sudden his like i don't know . and today were on a date and was kissing me and told worried . he told me a one point i was the right person fir him . but his acting weird . I don't...
    jpstoll2288 jpstoll2288
    26-30, M
    Apr 13, 2015

    I'm 22 now, but I was diagnosed with genital

    herpes when I was 20. It absolutely destroyed my confidence and who I was as a person. I have been and still am dealing with depression because of it, and I definitely have yet to fully accept my worth and realize this doesn't define me. Having said that, I've been talking to...
    l0velaura l0velaura
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 25, 2014

    I have kissed and had sex a man with Herpes

    (HSV-1). I like him a lot and he knew I have Herpes (HSV-2). Now I'm afraid of getting HSV-1 from him as it can't be hidden if the outbreak occurs. I feel bad, resent, and confused. I just hope that I won't get it from him I he won't get it from me either.
    kkimberly kkimberly
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2015

    Trying to be positive

    and brave. It's hard for me to accept. I got this from my ex 8 months ago. Sad and anxiety. I didn't know how to deal with it. It's hard to tell others about my condition. You know, most of them may think of me sleeping around and eh. It's terrible! My life has changed a lot. By...
    spehlove spehlove
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    I was diagnosed with HSV almost exactly a year

    ago and I dealt with it the only way I knew how- I hid from it. After a few unsuccessful relationships (I never told any of these guys about the virus because I was too embarrassed and ashamed), I met my current boyfriend in February of this year and our relationship escalated...
    tinaandrea13 tinaandrea13
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2014

    i am talking to really good guy .

    I told at the beginning I have herpes . He told me " I can handle my boyfreid with herpes ." but sudden his like i don't know . and today were on a date and was kissing me and told worried . he told me a one point i was the right person fir him . but his acting weird . I don't...
    jpstoll2288 jpstoll2288
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    Many people living with sexually transmitted

    diseases (also known as STDs) such as herpes has been afraid to start dating again, for fear of rejection, or simply for fear of passing herpes or HPV to their new partner. Living With Herpes is a warm-hearted and exclusive community for singles and friends with herpes. All your...
    smitha143 smitha143
    26-30, F
    Feb 19, 2015

    Can anyone tell me how to suppress symptom

    that goes up to anal area? Or even prevent it from going there? I suspect that it would happen to me.
    kkimberly kkimberly
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 15, 2014

    I get asked out by men all the time (not to

    sound conceited but its the truth) people would think it's easy for me to find a man. but it's not, I am too afraid to date anyone because of my herpes. who can relate?
    sunshinedaydreamz sunshinedaydreamz
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2015
    donovan62 donovan62
    51-55, M
    Dec 12, 2015

    Successful Disclosure: First step of getting to

    know your potential partner. I did it. It was hard decision. I wasn't ready but I had to do it before it's too late because there is timing involved. As he was about to go to bed* I nicely asked my long distant guy to get online and have his laptop handy by starting with: 'If...
    kkimberly kkimberly
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    Hello Everyone, A friend on mine has Herpes

    and is trying to put together a group where people could socialize in person and go to parties and stuff. He will be hosting and paying for all of these things but he doesn't know how to get people interested. His idea is to make social events for people with herpes or with...
    slimjim1 slimjim1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2014

    www.Std-meet.com provides a friendly,

    safe dating & support community for people with herpes, Genital warts, HPV, HIV/AIDS etc. It is a 100% anonymous STD Dating Service where you can find trusted STD singles and friends.
    Brrokelvy Brrokelvy
    36-40, F
    Jan 16, 2015

    Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease

    that is common, According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the USA about 1 out of 6 folks have the herpes virus. Sadly at the present time there is no known cure for herpes, but nevertheless, it could be handled, and 1000s of hsv singles dating with herpes...
    smitha143 smitha143
    26-30, F
    Jun 24, 2015

    I want to know how to successfully disclose to

    my potential boyfriend that I have Herpes. We are going on a sweet vacation on the beach! I have talked to him for a month and we want to know each other much enough to take short trip together. We are not from the same countries, it's LDR (hopefully) relationship. We talked...
    kkimberly kkimberly
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    I guess the good thing about herpes is

    that if I meet a really nice girl who has it, I will not care that she does, actually now, i will be happier if I meet a nice girl who has it. And also all those gorgeous girls who have it will see me as more attractive as a bf, since I have it too. Where are you all hiding...
    mrDisexperiencing mrDisexperiencing
    31-35, T
    1 Response Nov 19, 2014
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