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An_257836 posted:
I am total in despair over a recent doctor visits for an annual checkup and what I thought was an ingrowing hair from shaving dry. I was told I have herpes after (blood and sample testing ) and what I was experiencing was a outbreak from the virus. It wasn't painful. I found out recently and I can't stop crying etc etc. I don't know where to go and what to do or how to even start the conversation with my ex. He is my ex because I found out he was cheating in every way. My life is over, this is so horrible. Not I have to take medication every day. I know the right thing to do is have that conversation with him because I'm 100% sure Igot it from him but I don't care about him. I care about others that he is having sex with. Guess I feel horrible because I have been committed and never slept around. My life is over.
georgiagail responded:
Your life is NOT over. There are many who have this virus, take the medication (if needed) and get on with their lives.

I know this is hard news to hear but HSV is not a death sentence by any means.

Tell the ex; not for him but for the others he has slept with and will consider sleeping with in the future.


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