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Hello all-

I just signed up a few minutes ago. I recently started dating someone with herpes and I can't help but be a little nervous. I am hoping to find out how others have learned to live with it and be happy.

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WarriorKing

Danner, there is a lot of information on the links on the right. Do read a lot. HSV is very common. You can reduce the risks of getting it. No one can tell you that you are 100% protected. You may have as well already dated people with H and just didn't know it.

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JBnATL

Yes, read all you can about this

the more you know the more you will realize that this is, for the most part, a pretty common and harmless virus. MrH is right, you may more than likely already have dated someone with it.

I have had this 'gift' many years and have dated many non h women without passing it along. I have also chatted with others who have been married for years and never gave it to their spouse.

Good luck! It is big of you to come here and do some research!

JB

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Danner

Thanks for your responses. This site has been very helpful and it's giving me some peace of mind. Part of me is saying that I just shouldn't worry about it because you guys are showing me there is life after herpes. So I think I'm just going to continue dating this young lady, continue to use condoms, and if I ever get infected...I'll already know where to go.

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