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Ashennx

Hello From Southeast Ga.

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Ashennx

I was diagnosed with Herpes about 6 months ago, even though it took me a while to find these forums. It took me a couple of weeks but i cam to grips with it on my own, mainly because i didn't know who to try and talk to about it, and i still have no idea who i contracted it from. At that time i wasn't in a monogomous relationship and had several partners. I went through the normal stages of feeling horrible about myself, and thinking that my life was over, but i realized that that is so far from the truth.

These days, i'm in a commited relationship with a great girl who knows all about it, and knew all about it before we ever slept together. We take as many precautions as is humanly possible, and life is good. What more can a man ask for?

I'm still reading through all of the forums here, and seeing some of the problems others here have gone through, as well as gaining a wealth of new knowledge from the other posts here, and i just wanted to say hello and let you knows know i'm truly impressed with the forums and am here to stay.

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ginnyp

Well hi there, welcome to the greatest H forum on the net! (IMO of course). Glad you have found us and we hope we can help you as well as you help others on here. It is nice to have someone in a committed relationship with a girl who doesn't have it. I am in a committed relationship with a guy who doesn't have it. So we can help others who don't think it's possible to ever find love again!

:) Thanks for posting.

-Ginny

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gotitsowhat

You guys give me hope

Although I am older and will not have an easy time getting ANY date. To me, herpes was just one more reason for me to be rejected. It's been very discouraging. But I love to read or hear about people who do find love. I know it is possible, even if a long shot for me. I have come to the conclusion that giving up on love and accepting loneliness is just not natural and proper to the human conditon. I lived that way for too long. It is hard to put myself out there but I want to live my life like a human being instead of a bat in a cave. So I am out there socializing again for the first time in years. You guys make me think I just might have a chance after all.:)

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ginnyp

I'm glad we give you hope Brainyblonde, because truly it doesn't matter what age we are, everyone wants someone to share with, whether it be a lifelong thing or something to spend some time for a while. I'm glad to see you are being a social person again, and I'm sure that when the time is right -- you'll see -- you'll be dating again! :D

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