Dating With Herpes

Herpes: Single and Dating

There are many situations where a couple separates. In other instances a person may want to have sexual relationships, rather than a committed relationship. Regardless, it is important to understand how herpes is diagnosed. Understanding how herpes affects you and a partner increases the chance of having successful relationships. Knowing the signs and symptoms of […]

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Genital Herpes: What Women Need to Know

Herpes is an infection of the skin. The virus enters the body by coming in direct contact with the virus through mucous membranes. Mucous membranes where genital herpes enters the body are the penis and the vagina. When herpes surfaces on the skin a partner’s skin could rub against a partner’s genitals and that could […]

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Herpes: Managing My Anxiety

Being diagnosed with herpes could cause anxiety, depressions and a mixture of emotions.  When a person has herpes they may feel nervous or tense thinking about the outcome of telling a partner about their STD status. The thought of telling a coworker whom you want to date or a friend in your social circle may […]

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Herpes: Are You Hopeful or Hopeless?

Feeling hopeful or hopeless is determined by the response of having herpes. The way having herpes is perceived could reflect different reactions. Coming to terms with accepting that herpes is a lifetime STD is difficult and takes time. Understanding how a herpes infection impacts the body and knowing the facts about the condition helps manage […]