Dating someone with herpes 2, what about sex?
It is absolutely possible to have a sexual relationship with someone who has HSV.
He had a few questions the first time. Now of course most relationships don't end up being long-term and there's no reason to suppose this one would be any different, but I think it would be dishonorable to go in expecting it to end in a relatively short time, especially if your hope is to not catch herpes.
I recommend talking to a doctor. Or more to the point: There is a huge negative stigma surrounding the virus.
Tips for Dating Someone With Herpes
I have plenty of friends that have it and have gone years without an outbreak. This left me speechless and also so empowered. And how freaked out you truly are about herpes once you know all about it.
If you hope to be sexually intimate with your date at some point, you may feel like you're keeping a secret.
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But don't let anyone shame you into it because she told you. You're far better off going to someone who deals with this sort of stuff exclusively.
Also, you aren't necessarily doomed to get herpes from her. Anyway, she let me know that between her last boyfriend and me, she had a one-night stand with a guy who gave her Herpes.
He was distraught but finding out more helped him get it in perspective. Reblogged this on syrens. This is a really thoughtful comment. Lots and lots and lots of people have some form of the herpes virus, some estimates are surprisingly high. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! But it is a skin condition that comes and goes.
Not sexually, but rather more generally than that. I would not rule out a partner based on an STI. A friend of dating someone with herpes 2 had recently married a guy she met on the Web -- proving that not every Internet date is a psycho -- so I gave it a try. I loved reading this.
I did the research, considered the circumstances infrequent, consistently predictable outbreaksand went ahead with the relationship. Also, 1 in 5 men has it maybe because male to female transition is easier than female to male, but who knows.
I work in an STD clinic.