Others prefer a more open place, like walking in the park, so that their partner will feel free to go home afterwards to mull things over. Writer wishes to remain anonymous 3 July However, recurrent outbreaks are usually shorter and less severe than the first herpes episode. Where can I get more information and advice? In some areas, there are local genital herpes support groups that can be a valuable source of information and support. In the meantime, here are answers to some questions you may have. I have been with my husband for 5 years used protection then first 8 months then we haven't since then and he has never gotten it from me.
There are good and bad times to bring up the topic of herpes.
Living (and dating) with herpes
Will suppressive therapy make it easier to live with Genital Herpes? I would not add the stress of an STI to the stress of a potential future blended family. Sorry I wouldn't take the chance. If you start suppressive therapy, it is important not to miss any doses and to take it regularly at approximately 12 hourly intervals. Can Genital Herpes harm babies, either during or after pregnancy?