I don’t know how our sex life would be since she has herpes. I like her (24f) and we’ve been on a couple dates and hooked up, but I stopped when. While that’s true of oral HSV-1, it is NOT true for genital HSV-2. Cold sores on the mouth and genital herpes are medically the same condition. If your partner has only just been diagnosed as having genital herpes, this does not necessarily mean that he or she has been unfaithful to you, or sexually promiscuous in the past. If you end this relationship because she has an STD, there is no guarantee the next woman you date won’t have one, or will tell you. From the CDC, 16.2 of people in the US have genital herpes.
My girlfriend of 4 months has had herpes for 7 years, with her only outbreak occurring when she was diagnosed at the age of 15. She will always have the virus, but she’ll always be the great girl you know her as. I just mean- imagine if you had genital herpes, and someone you really cared about dumped you over it, when this virus is barely even affecting you physically?. I have witnessed an increase in the incidence of genital herpes caused by HSV-1 after oral-genital sex, says Richard Whitley, M. Tell her there’s something she should know, and then be straightforward and casual, yet slightly apologetic as if announcing a last-minute business trip. And hopefully today people who have genital herpes will be able to give you their stories so you can see how they have dealt with this in their lives. OK, would you dump her if she has cold sores on her lips?
Tell your midwife if you or your partner has genital herpes because in some situations, the virus can be harmful to babies (Pinninti 2014). Then she can help you get any extra care that you and your baby may need. Two years ago, she was a college student majoring in gender and sexuality studies and working as an advocate for better sex education when she was diagnosed with genital herpes. Approximately 1 in 6 adults in the U.S. have genital herpes, and most of those people don’t know they have it, according to the CDC.
Break Up W/ HSV 2 Girlfriend?