Category: Relationships

Some of the Best Ways to Tell your Partner you Have Herpes

Some of the Best Ways to Tell your Partner you Have Herpes

Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that has no known cure. This means that if you are infected with it, you would have to be responsible enough to let your partner know so that your partner will be protected from the disease as well. If your partner is also infected, then telling him or her […]

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Having “The Talk” About Genital Herpes

Having “The Talk” About Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a common sexually-transmitted disease that affects more people than anyone thinks. Close to 20% of the adult population, which is almost one out of every five adults, have herpes. Many of those infected do not even know they have the disease, and this is because they experience no symptoms, or have very […]

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Herpes & Relationships: Can They Really Go Together?

Herpes & Relationships: Can They Really Go Together?

Is it really possible to have a normal and honest relationship with someone, after discovering the presence of herpes in your system? Most people doubt this, but it is actually possible. To do this, the infected partner should be truthful to his or her partner and tell the truth. Knowing about the condition from the […]

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Alone Because of Herpes?

Alone Because of Herpes?

One of the most difficult situations in life that a person might encounter, especially if that person is still in a youthful age, is being alone while suffering from herpes. This is because of the fact that herpes is one of the most highly stigmatized sexually transmitted diseases. In this case, whenever a patient actually […]

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Herpes and Honesty: A Make or Break Situation for Couples

Herpes and Honesty: A Make or Break Situation for Couples

Being infected with herpes is not something that can be announced to the whole world. However, it is also something that you need to be ready to talk about especially if you are going out with someone. Herpes and honesty must go in hand in hand, especially if you want to make the relationship work. […]

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Dating with Herpes and Finding Acceptance

Dating with Herpes and Finding Acceptance

Having herpes in itself can be quite a challenge, but finding a relationship where the partner is HSV free is another challenge into itself. The truth is, almost one in five Americans have HSV-2 and one in four have HSV-1. However, many people have closed their minds about herpes and immediately assume that infected people […]

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Dating With Herpes

Dating With Herpes

Dating in general can be a problem for some people, but it is especially difficult for people with herpes. The fact that you have a contagious virus isn’t exactly first date conversation material, so you have to proceed with caution if you want to pursue a relationship when you have herpes. There are some things […]

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How to Tell Your Potential Partners You Have Herpes

How to Tell Your Potential Partners You Have Herpes

One of the single most difficult things that a person with herpes can face in a relationship is “The Talk.” In fact, I personally know a few individuals that have genital herpes that almost avoid relationships altogether, because they don’t want to have to divulge it. Personally, I don’t think anyone needs to go to […]

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