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Trying to move forward as a single woman with herpes is extremely hard. The stigma of it sucks. I hate going to any dr. Now because its plastered all over my chart. You get treated differently. I just want to dissapear.  I'm having a really hard time dealing with it even though I'm going to counseling. Anyone have any advice.  I was extremely sick and in severe pain from my first outbreak.  I wanted to die. I lost 20 lbs in the 3 weeks that I was so sick. I hate the man that did this to me he lied about his results from std testing then told me it was no big deal! I cant move forward.  The stigma of having hsv is terrible especially living in a small town!

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Hi, I just want to say I understand what you’re going through. My partner cheated though he still denies it! I used to get cold sores then when he has his first outbreak I got mine and he tried to blame me for giving it to him. I’m 38years old and come from a small town near Watford. I have 2 kids. I feel like when I get asked out or just a guy is remotely interested I just have the big H in the front of my head! I hate him for doing this to me. I get out breaks every month they are painful and in different places each month. I am going to start looking after myself and eating better, no alcohol and see if that helps. 

But I do think of my friend, she has it and she met someone in London 11 years ago. She told him and he was fine with it. They have 2 kids now. She got it from a guy she knew had it and she decided to sleep with him. He told her. She knew the consequences. 


You’re not alone 

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