Jump to content
World's Largest Herpes Support Group
Sign in to follow this  
NotMyUsualLogin

Rawr!

Recommended Posts

NotMyUsualLogin

Did anyone else get this from a cheating partner? And am I the only idiot who is still with said partner? :madd:

I feel stuck. I feel unlovable. I feel like a burden. I feel... very angry.

I often want to shoot myself- guess my glock being stolen along with my truck for christmas was a good thing after all.

sigh.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
JBnATL

Don't feel stuck, you can date whomever you want. And if someone does not accept you because of this, then they are not the right person for you.

I have had it many years and it has not stopped me from doing anything or anyone I wanted.

There are support groups in both Austin and San Antonio. Click on the link on the right "Herpes Support Groups". The one here in Atlanta really helped me out when I was first diagnosed.

Come to the Chat Room, there you will find many fellow Herpsters who can offer you their support.

Good luck!

JB

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gotitsowhat

I remember 10 wasted years of my life in which I did not socialize, did not even talk to people much because I could not imagine that anyone would want me in any way. Then, I decided to start living again instead of just existing. It seemed impossible to me: I am overweight, and over the age where people date (65) and I'm eccentric. Who would be interested? I talked to a therapist about it and he wished me luck but he pointed out that men are basically hard wired to like young, slim women. This, I believe, is true. And I live in California, where even people of normal weight consider themselves fat.

Nevertheless, I ventured out. And I am glad I did. For quite a while, I had resigned myself to not even getting as far as "the talk," because of my age and weight.

A few months ago, I met a man I had known vaguely as a guy in the neighborhood. He used to be a radio celebrity many, many years ago. The way I met him was like this....I was driving, turned a familiar corner and found myself in a most unfamiliar police cordon, getting a ticket for a sign that had not been there the day before, had not been there in the years (most of my life) I have lived in this neighborhood, and was covered with a palm frond thus making it impossible for anyone to read. It was an obvious trap. But, in cases like that, you have to go to a great deal of trouble to prove entrapment. I don't have a lot of time nor any extra money for lawyers. I was stuck. Until....this crazy looking (VERY eccentric!) gray haired man appeared out of nowhere, wearing strange bright clothes and he began arguing vigorously with the cop who was about to write me the ticket. I was sure he would get arrested. But, to my surprise, the cop took the man over to the cop's superior and the three of them began talking. That was when I recognized the eccentric man as the former radio celebrity. In about a minute, the cop came back and with the strangely dressed gray haired man watching, told me I could go, no ticket. I was amazed! It seemed that the eccentric guy's connections with the city government counted here, along with his ability to spread publicity via the airwaves through his radio friends.

Later, we met and shared a hot dog. We hit it off. I was amazed. Some guys don't find some fat a turnoff, it seems. Or age. He invited me to go back to his apartment. I said, "I think at this point you need to know that I carry the herpes simplex virus, type 2." His answer: "So? I don't care! I'll wear a condom." When I dutifully pointed out that condoms don't protect 100%, his answer was, "What, you think I don't know that?! You think I was born yesterday?! I've been around. Don't even worry about it." By that time I was laughing because he is about 10 years older than I am in his mid 70s and was definitely NOT "born yesterday."

Never live your life out of fear. There are too many good things and good people out there to let a tiny little common virus make your decisions for you. Staying with someone you don't love out of fear of facing the world with herpes yields a 0% chance of experiencing love. On the other hand, if you decide to go out there and face the world, I cannot say for sure what your chances would be of finding the right person. But it is almost certainly greater odds than zero, right? If you are miserable with the person you are with and are staying with that person mainly out of fear, living in what someone once called, "comfortable misery," you really don't have much to lose. Might as well up the odds of happiness.Take it from a fat eccentric old lady--it's definitely worth a try.

Not sure how serious this recently begun affair is, but I am still seeing him. And it's been fun.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
dinki
Did anyone else get this from a cheating partner? And am I the only idiot who is still with said partner? :madd:

I feel stuck. I feel unlovable. I feel like a burden. I feel... very angry.

I often want to shoot myself- guess my glock being stolen along with my truck for christmas was a good thing after all.

sigh.

:wavey: Hi i got it from a cheating partner! and i was so hurt beyond words but we ended up breaking up because i was too scared that someday he would bring HIV to me if he could bring me herpes! personally ive decided to be celibate mainly because i cannot imagine being rejected by someone after giving the talk neither do i want to put my business out there. Killing yourself is not the answer i figured that out cos i considered it myself, just treat yourself to the best life can offer and hold on to hope for a cure. tk care!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

Advertisement

Try a Lysine supplement for cold sores

  • The Hive is Thriving!

    • Total Topics
      68,277
    • Total Posts
      455,762
  • Posts

    • Quest
      Him holding my hips, grabbing ass, then grabbing his cock is what I worry about. I also worry about shedding anywhere from the boxer shorts area and that's a mighty big area. It is the unknown. It would be nice to cover the entire area and then I just don't have to worry! Then the part that is exposed which  would be a very small spot. Maybe cover with that liquid glove?!? I just like the idea of doing my best
    • 35hope
    • Hairpees
      I wouldn’t because that would be outing myself as well unfortunately. It just sucks because our mutual friends have no clue why I carry such resentment towards him, and wonder why they can’t even bring up his name around me anymore. Im sure they think I’m a crazy jealous person who is hurt things didn’t work out or that I’m being dramatic for no reason. I can’t explain to or confide in anyone but the users on this forum.
    • Jorjanewnew
      Girl! I am actually on the same exact position. My new bf gave it to me and he put the blame on me! When he was my 2nd partner and I hadn’t had sex in 5 years (last guy was a virgin). I know that alone feeling but know you’re not alone. I just got diagnosed 2 weeks ago too. It’s crazy you see yourself differently but I promise no one around you does.
    • Cas9
      How would that location (upper crack) come in contact with him during doggy style sex? Maybe after the act if he fell on top of you while you're face down. I would suggest simply observing whether there are sores in these areas that are somewhat removed from the genital area. If there are no sores than the odds of you transferring to him such as the lower stomach or leg etc.., are pretty damn low. Obviously, we can come always come up with a scenario where you could transmit. For example, if you were on your stomach and he was sliding his dick up and down your butt crack and you had sores there, then yes, he could get infected. If you were just shedding there it would be less likely but possible. But try doing that with your clothes on. I don't think that would work out very well; Do you?  Wearing clothes during sex like that woman you portrayed in your earlier comment is sexy. But that's all together different.
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.