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How do you deal with people joking about herpes?

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Celinaxox

I literally only ever see the word herpes used in a joke. Its never talked about in any other way. I was probably guilty of this a few times before my diagnosis and education on herpes. I always see or hear a joke about herpes and it can kinda set a bad tone for my day.. how do you guys brush it off?

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Lovethecheapdrugs

I tend to laugh about it. Wether it's someone I know, a reference on tv, or a stranger on the internet it's not that big of a deal to me. It's just like how people make jokes about sex in general or dumb potty humor. I personally don't see a reason to be upset by something like that, especially if it isn't aimed at me. Even when it is (like my hsv+ husband who jokes) I laugh at it. You may try to look at the subject in a different light.. it may help you in the future.

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cowpoke02

give em  herp . then they stop joking usually . lol. joking . dont be evil . i remember when was young  making jokes . one was h combined it with another health problem . i got the two problems ..  at the time it was a funny harmless joke . more a skit and having fun .  haha .  we develop triggers . when it directed at you as a weapon and mind game is when it hurts .  that shows the individual is  soul less and narcissist phsyco  t type .  they want emotional damage and feed of it . so being happy pisses them off any way .. they deserve h . haha.  trouble makers  any way . 

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cowpoke02

like life . when some is called tiny they usually a big boy ..  lazy rivers have lots of current ..  joke cause it's so bad ..  then playing for fun then trouble makers fucking with ya ..  not so funny if ya get it unless ya demented .lol.. 

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