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ThePanCakeChef

I’ve been living with genital herpes for 10 years and honestly the disclosure part is always the hardest. Just put yourself in their shoes. See it from the perspective of not having herpes and receiving the news from someone you really care about. Be it a friend or a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship. I’ve never had anyone be disrespectful or reject me for having disclosed my “condition”... which a majority of us have but don’t talk about it anyway. The truth of it is, is that it doesn’t define who you are as a person and if you disclose to someone who is kind and respectful, you’ll find that they are accepting of you having herpes. It’s a trust building conversation to have early on in a relationship before sex of course. And... if for some reason you are rejected... you weren’t meant to be together with that person. I’m here for support and to support if anyone needs it. Open mind and open heart. 

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