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bearbubbles4

living life with the herp!

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bearbubbles4

Living life with the herp, has not changed my thinking or love life. I have the herps yes but it will not run my life. :) live life to the fullest everyone! its just a skin condition nothign to worry about.

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JBnATL

Great post, I hope everyone reads this.

You can live a normal life with this.

JB

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ash324

dont wanna be putting a downer on this lol.. but what about telling people? D:

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sporty04

I totally agree with you, Bearbubbles4! Thank you for posting that. Sometimes we need reminders as this can certainly bring a person down.

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Browneyedbeauty

I had two relationships with men that ran as fast as they could when I told them. It hurt like Hell. I gave up on men all together. Then I met my boyfriend now and when I told him he was totally ok with it. we have been together for 3 years now and it has never interfered with our relationship or our sex life. besides having to use stupid condoms lol. What bothers me the most is that no one really understands what it is like to have herpes. As I'm sure you all know the medication is extremely expensive and I cannot find any Health plan coverage that will assist me with paying for it. I just got booted from Blue Cross, Which in my opinion is discrimination.

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