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livingadayatatime

WILL she get it??

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livingadayatatime

My husband is cheating on me and he has herpes. He knows this obviously since he INFECTED ME YEARS AGO. But now he's "in love" with someone else. I feel certain he has not told her and does not use protection. He rarely has outbreaks, like maybe one a year. How long before she gets it? Please tell me soon!

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Shayna

No one can answer your question with certainty, I'm sorry. It's a crap shoot.

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Butterfly of the Moment

The thing about herpes is it's all about chance at times. Some people get herpes from having one sexual encounter with a person...and others have been married for years and does not give it to their spouse. Or someone could be dating for months and not pass it on until after a year. It depends on if he is having sex while he is shedding the virus...and it's difficult to say how often he sheds the virus. Since he's had it for years it's probably why he doesn't get many outbreaks b/c shedding decreases over time.

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justmyself

Do you know this woman? Can you send her an anonymous e-mail through this site?

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livingadayatatime

sounds to me like you want her to get it but if he has it and told her I would think she would have dumped him. I dont think he told her.

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