It’s not the physical symptoms people worry about, it’s how they’re going to date.” But they do date, and like all mental hurdles that at first seem insurmountable, you too will figure out how to make the big reveal.
Sex with herpes can be intimate, romantic, loving, and fun. Many couples in which one partner has genital herpes (HSV-2) have a healthy sex life and still never transmit it to the uninfected partner.Taking precautions like avoiding sex during and around the time of... Herpes is more common than many people think, yet most of those who have it don't even know.Luckily, herpes is highly manageable and can be suppressed with antivirals and a well-taken care of immune system. Marie Claire: How has having a STI affected your dating life? One in every six people between the ages of 14-49 have it, and the majority don't even know (! To help us demystify the experience, we spoke with herpes-positive blogger Ella Dawson, 23, to tell us about what really happens when you date with the STI.