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daisylover223

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daisylover223

Hi everybody, this is my first time ever posting on a forum. I was diagnosed with HSV1 and HSV2 7 years ago. I was a high school senior and my boyfriend at the time gave it to me. I had gotten really sick when I was first diagnosed: fever, swollen glands, chills, etc. My boyfriend had no idea that he had the virus, we continued to date for 6 more years and we recently broke up. At the time I never had to worry about HSV because I was with someone who had the virus but now that we are broken up it is something I worry about all of the time. I had recently started seeing someone about a month ago, and he has no idea that I have herpes. We have had sex 2 times, and I just couldn't tell him about my herpes, the fear of rejection was too high. I ended the relationship because I could not be open and honest with him to tell him about it. I feel so guilty and ashamed of myself and I am constantly worrying I gave it to him. If I could turn back time I would have told him at the very beginning. I feel like the worst human being,

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