I have genital HSV, not sure if it's type 1 or 2 because you can get both anywhere on the body. THere is no place on earth so fine as in a man's arms. I would happily be a platonic friend to some man who would put up with that, but regretably I met a real man and he loved to touch me but changed his mind when he found out I had Herpes. Please note: The suggestions and advice offered on this web site are opinions only and are not to be used in the place of professional psychological counseling or medical advice.
The idea of choosing to date someone with it or not is ridiculous, because you don't have a choice if they don't tell you, and many people are too ashamed to tell. People think they can do a visual check to see if a partner has got it, but there is something called asymptomatic shedding. I wish I weren't so emotional and I try to be sensible but it hurts so very much when someone instinctively reacts that way to you. If you or someone close to you is currently in crisis or in an emergency situation, contact your local law enforcement agency or emergency number.
Situations are unique, and my answers for taking things further would change from one possible scenario to the next.
Provided that the girl I used to see did not outright accuse me of infecting her with herpes (false accusation), I would still date her.
Why would I risk getting a life-long disease for someone I just met even if they seem to be a nice person?
I know most people would call me narrow minded, but realistically, does anybody want a STD?
So, if someone actually tells you and you can take the proper precautions, your chances are better. I put him off for a bit then I said ok, I'll come across, I like you and trust you and then I told him about the herpes.
Personally, anyone who rejects me because of it doesn't deserve me anyway. For instance, if my ex had of told me, I would have still been with her and I probably wouldn't have it now. Cause IMO that places a sexual limitation on the relationship. Originally posted by UCFKevin I've wondered for a while, if someone does have herpes, couldn't that potentially get them laid a lot MORE? Wow, did he change all of a sudden from touchy cuddly mr.
Condoms do protect the area that is covered, but that leaves a pretty big area to get infected in. Love sponsors a global peer-to-peer support resource bridging people from many different cultures and over 200 countries to interact, share, and discuss interpersonal relationships with partners, children, parents, co-workers, friends, and neighbors.Register for free now or start viewing messages by selecting the forum that you want to visit below.What would you do if you started dating someone and he/she tells you that he/she has herpes?On my side, I would probably go running if someone tells me. HSV-2 is the virus most often responsible for recurrent outbreaks of genital herpes and about half of primary outbreaks.
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I would just like to say that people should be a little more compassionate if a potential new partner reveals that they have herpes. I did for him what I could but I don't think he liked it much and I don't think I'll hear from him again.