When you have Herpes, HPV, HIV or any STDs, it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world.
If you wish there was a place where you didn't have to worry about being rejected or discriminated against, Positive Singles was designed with you in mind.
If in the past you tended to start a new relationship with sex, you now might want to change your approach.
It might be better to break the news about herpes to someone who has already grown attached to you.
Follow two rules: First, don't wait until after having sex.
Second, don't wait until you're just about to have sex -- in which case the attraction may be too strong for either of you to think rationally and act responsibly.
Keep dating, and you will find someone who wants to be with you regardless of your condition.
He had been infected as a teenager and was used to managing outbreaks and mixed reactions from partners, which explains why he was so patient with me.
The fact that he'd been honest about this pretty major thing before we'd even met was a testament to how trustworthy he was, and maybe because of that, I continued to pursue him.
(As a Silicon Valley firm, we have been in the online dating business for over 17 years!
Now that you know you have genital herpes, you're out of the dating game, right? There's no reason to stop looking for love and fun.Everyone with an STD can join us regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender.