The only “the one” this guy is is “the one” who you should thank the stars walked out of your life. But, rest assured, you can have a healthy sex life with or without the virus. People still think they can look at a person and determine whether a sexually transmitted infection is likely. This will give the person time to think about what you are saying and perhaps not react so badly.With him gone, you can go on your merry, confident, happy way to find the guy of your dreams, who will respond to any honest sharing with love, respect, and caring. Additionally, he needs to understand what the disease is and what it isn’t, and that there are many steps that can be taken to prevent him from becoming infected.My self-worth has diminished to nothing, and I fear I will never be able to love or be loved. I don’t care if he reacted out of his obvious ignorance, because he was afraid of contracting it himself, or because he had no idea how to deal with the information that you honestly presented him with, the way that he handled this situation and treated you is lame, cruel, and inexcusable. “Your friends and family are right; ‘If he really cares about you, he will work around the fact you have herpes.’ But let’s back up.
I truly love this man and would totally understand if he stopped talking to me completely. But this whole ordeal has made me think that I will have to settle for someone who will have to settle with me and my disease. In fact, The One Who Was Not the One may have it and not know it. Of course, there’s an endless amount of herpes-related information on the internet, from Wikipedia to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Like the true love I feel for this man will never be mine completely or will be ignored because of this horrible infection I have. – The Love Struck Statisticet me start out by saying that while I understand you have strong feelings for this man, if he rejected you because you have herpes, he is unequivocally, absolutely 100 percent not “the one.” He is a jerk. Some 80 percent of Americans have had the most common form of herpes, HSV-1, at some point in their lives, according to Herpes Herpes is manageable, and you don’t have to be ashamed to have it. It’s not a barrel of laughs to share the news when you’re trying to get intimate. Vanessa Cullins of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Cullins was kind enough to respond with a letter written just to you, so I’ve reprinted it here. We recently started to date, and I realized there was no doubt in my mind he is the one.Last night I opened up to him as things got steamy, and he went for a condom.In addition to condoms, he needs to understand that you can take medication that will suppress the virus and outbreaks, and that anytime you have a sore, you and he should not have sex.