Dating when both people have herpes
For some this may be stating the obvious, but let me first say that you should always tell your partner if you have herpes, even if you have no symptoms. And for sex with herpes to be its most fulfilling and safe, we recommend that you have it in the context of a mutually monogamous relationship, as does the CDC.The likelihood of passing genital herpes to a partner is highest during an outbreak (times when a sore is present).Recently, I started talking online with a new guy who made me feel all of the tingles and energy that signal the beginning of an exciting new relationship.I wasn’t prepared when he suddenly dropped a bomb on me: He had genital herpes.Oral Herpes is an infection caused by the herpes simplex virus, is estimated to be present in 50 to 80 percent of the American adult population.
Sex with herpes can be intimate, romantic, loving, and fun.
This is an informational site about various social groups for people with Herpes (HSV-1 and/or HSV-2), in the San Joaquin Valley.
We have alliances with similar groups throughout California and the US.
When we met offline, we became intimate very quickly, but we abstained from having intercourse.
He told me I could take as much time as I needed to feel comfortable having sex with him.