All the posts or answers to posts try to minimize or maybe r

CapricornGal's picture
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All the posts or answers to posts try to minimize or maybe rationalize the lack of sex that comes with learning your diagnosis. (If you are a decent human being, unlike the **** who gave me hsv2). Sex, yes even the kind that is purely physical, is an important part of being a healthy adult. I feel like continually failing to recognize that or minimize that, is a disservice. It's been months since I've had sex but more to the point since I've been touched, caressed, desired and it is f*cking with my head! I'm intimacy starved. And it's real.

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a_survivor's picture
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Nov 13

@NCMom
there ARE and I HAVE taken people from this group who live in the area to the meetings. they have since moved on...

with the onset of Covid, things have changed a bit, but meeting are now virtual...

see:
http://www.lahelp.org/meetingschedule.html

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lifeoflola's picture
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Nov 13

@a_survivor Thank you. The more things I can find helpful the better.

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CKBlossom's picture
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Nov 24

Yes, sex is and should still be a part of your life, there are so many ways to protect a partner, plus there are so many sex toys on the market for when you are going solo or to incorporate with a partner.

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