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can you happily be with someone who has herpes

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AnaBella

I think you can...as long as you don't make herpes the basis of the relationship. It has to be more there. But for a while herpes may be the center of the relationship because it is a major thing that grows smaller as time goes on. You can't let it overtake you. My husband and I are happy. We have our moments when things aren't always gravy but what may seem wierd is that we never had an argument about herpes. We talked about it...cried about it but never fought about it. I would love to be able to say that more than a year into this we've forgotten about herpes. That's not the case. He learned to deal with it sooner than I did...I'm just now being able to bring myself to cope in a better way. But I believe we're happy.

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