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I just wanted to share my experience that I just had last night. I have had ghsv1 for a little over a year. I have went on dates with 2 woman, one for a month another for 3 weeks, when it seemed like getting physical was imminent, I disclosed- both were very respectful, and took a few days to finally say they weren't willing to take the test to see if they already had it or take the risk. 

So I met a girl last week, we were Introduced from a mutual friend, and it was instant fireworks for both of us. It was very exciting and we went on a date the next day. We got along great, we have a really good connection. Yesterday was her birthday so I took her out for dinner and we went for a walk after we started talking about going back to her place. So I was like shit, ai should let her know because we both wanted to get intimate. So I just told her that I have the herpes virus, that it doesn't effect me much at all, that I don't get them on my lips, and that I have the kind that 49% of Americans have, and many don't have any symptoms. I told her that I want her to know about this so she can make a descision as to wether or not she wants to continue seeing me. .

Her response was " well thank you so much for being honest with me, but I like you so much, that I don't really care".  I really couldn't have asked for a better response. I explained to her the percentages and risks to her, and again she said , "I am not too concerned about it, I don't think that's a big deal." 

So as you can imagine I am very happy, and I think it goes to show that when the time/person it right- Everything will work out. 

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