The next day, I called a support line in a panic, and their advice was to tell her before we went on another date. Sometimes it would be three-to-four months before disclosing. The reason being that if I'm dating someone and think we might have sex at some point, I will tell them that I have HSV How exactly does herpes spread? Can you ever be best friends with an ex?
Based on my internet research I diagnosed myself with herpes - and reading articles and forums full of false information made me feel like it was the end of my life as I knew it.
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Can you still have a satisfying sex life when living with genital herpes? The fear of telling someone or the rejection was so strong. Alexandra definitely thinks so. Eating With My Ex. They swabbed the sore and sent it off for testing, and my results came back positive.