Once I left that relationship I realized that he had been treating me in a way that was really inexcusable, and decided that nobody gets to make you feel worthless.
It doesn't matter what virus you have or what decisions you've made in life, there's no justification for that.
Because fear of rejection is a concern, it leads some to question why they should risk talking about herpes. Instead they abstain during herpes outbreaks, practice safe sex at other times, and hope for the best.
This strategy may have more disadvantages than advantages.
One in every six people between the ages of 14-49 have it, and the majority don't even know (! To help us demystify the experience, we spoke with herpes-positive blogger Ella Dawson, 23, to tell us about what really happens when you date with the STI.
“Even though this happened three years ago, it still affects my dating life today,” he explains.
Once confident with women, he’s convinced himself that women wouldn’t want to date a man with money trouble.
Good idea, says Eric Tyson, author of Personal Finance for Dummies.
“If you’re moving in together, buying a major purchase together, or getting married, it’s time.” They’re going to find out anyway in any situation that requires a credit check—better they hear it from you than your mortgage broker, right?