To create topics and initiate discussions, just click one of the following categories.Check the Crisis Hotlines or call local police or 911 emergency to provide qualified, professional help for emergency protocols and crisis situations. Would you consider dating someone who informed you that they genital herpes? I say that with the realization that I don't know just *how* difficult it is to prevent transmission, and whether that means there can't ever be spontaneous sex.And if it seemed like too big a hurdle to overcome, then we could go our separate ways. One of my best friends has had to deal with that for over 20 years.Most people find that their partners are both supportive and understanding.
Are you stupid to continue a relationship with someone who has herpes? There are two viruses that people talk about when they talk about herpes: Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and Herpes Simplex Virus 2, or HSV-1 and HSV-2.If ok, want to jump on my soapbox for a second, if anyone reading this has herpes, do the right thing, let people know. As far as genital herpes goes, we’re talking 20% of the population.One of the most difficult things I had to do was call former boyfriends I may have exposed (think it was dormant in my system for quite sometime, I honestly did not know). I think all the readers should take a second to put themselves in your shoes for a moment. That’s 50 MILLION people, a majority of whom don’t even know they’re infected.HSV-1 is the one that usually causes cold sores around your mouth and lips.HSV-2 is the one usually responsible for genital herpes.