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Pom11

Hi, I just need some answers to my questions and support. 

i honestly don't know what to say, I guess that I'm a stupid teenager who didn't take the right precautions to safe sex and was diagnosed 2 days ago with herpes type 2. The thing that extremely hurts is that I got this from the guy Im in love with (not dating) also the pain I'm feeling down stairs and how disappointed and angry I am at myself. 

I want it to just go away. 

 

Thankyou for reading 

MUCH LOVE ❤

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LucyLevi

Hello Pom 

Welcome to Honeycomb where you are among friends.

Firstly you are not stupid. You did not choose for this to happen and you were unlucky. But you are not alone, herpes happens to lots of people young and old. Use this site to get education on the condition and to talk to others in the same situation. Also find out if there are any local groups you can attend. There are also secret Facebook groups you can join too. Some people say it helps to tell someone close, but that is a personal choice for you to decide and do when the time is right. P

Come into chat as well to have live time discussions and meet others who understand!

Take care

Lucy 

 

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clairemn

Pom...

My heart aches for you! I can say that I know exactly what you are feeling and going through. I was diagnosed 2 years ago, and I went through a severe depression and I blamed myself for not being "smart enough" to have protected sex. I was afraid no one would love me again and I kept replaying in my head how I wished I hadn't made the mistake that led me down this path. Two years later, I have met so many people that have supported me and say, "What! Herpes? OMG it's no big deal. People get that in their mouth all of the time." I have yet to meet someone who has judged me for it. I met my now serious bf/soon to be husband AFTER I was diagnosed with HSV and I was so scared to tell him at first, but he didn't care at all (my biggest fear now had no leg to stand on!). Don't worry. I know it's hard right now because there is a stigma with STDs/STIs. But, take care of yourself and if anyone ever tries to make you feel like you are unworthy or lesser because of this- walk away from that friendship or relationship. There are many things we wish we could do over, and I know it feels like the world is ending, but I promise you it's not. Let me know if you need anything! Best wishes and take care dear. If it is any form of encouragement to you, I only get an outbreak 1 time per year and I can catch it quickly (you'll get to know the signs), so it's not too uncomfortable. Use aloe vera for the pain and mix up a little tea tree oil + water and "rinse" yourself in the shower. It helps so much! 

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fixme1
3 hours ago, Pom11 said:

Hi, I just need some answers to my questions and support. 

i honestly don't know what to say, I guess that I'm a stupid teenager who didn't take the right precautions to safe sex and was diagnosed 2 days ago with herpes type 2. The thing that extremely hurts is that I got this from the guy Im in love with (not dating) also the pain I'm feeling down stairs and how disappointed and angry I am at myself. 

I want it to just go away. 

 

Thankyou for reading 

MUCH LOVE ❤

welcome, you arnt alone! things will get better and we will try give you the best support here we can!

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