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maneevent

I always felt so alone

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maneevent

I'm new to using a support site.....I always felt I had to go thru this alone. I was diagnosed many many years ago. I havent had a break out in about a year or so. I've always felt so ashamed, that I had done something to deserve this. Logically I know that isnt true but I still struggle when I have to tell someone about it. I'm scared and worried I'll be rejected.

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gotitsowhat

You and me both

I was diagnosed with hsv2Gh about 14 years ago. And I then hid in my apartment and did not go out, except to work, for 10 years. Finally, I decided I wanted to try and live again, not merely exist. So now I am socializing again for the first time in years.

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Looney

I right now havent socialized with anyone or had a relation for almost 3 years,But Im on my way.Well atleast trying to get myself healthy and feel more confident like I used to be.

I havent been diagnose with herpes but have had an oral outbreak and It still hasnt concerned me about if future relationships are gonna fail or be rejected because I maybe carrying it.Im more concered of my well beign,since the past relationships I had werent very meningful.

I say the people that dont comprehence about you having this very common virus and not giving the chance to work on the relationship is better off with out.Atleast when you find someone that accepts you is the person you want to be around.

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