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Hi everyone, I'm 25 y/o and just found out (confirmed) today

Hi everyone, I'm 25 y/o and just found out (confirmed) today I have HSV 2. I had my first outbreak in November 2018, got tested and the results came back negative. I got tested again two days ago and the results came back positive. I got it from a guy who I had protected sex with, so I feel terrible, we used protection and now my dating life is basically ruined. I don't even know what to say, I just found this support group online and really hope reading what you guys say makes me feel at least a little bit better.

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@soflofashion no you must stay positive. You are not alone. But try to hide it from your friends. They might judge you. I am hiding it as much as possible and pretend that everything is alright. Focus on the things that make you happy... I am trying to do this. Because stressing about it will make it worst. When you found someone else. Let them know you have herpes. And most importantly always use condom.

Mar 15

All of my friends know what I went through. I wouldn’t have been able to get through it without them. I told my mom as well. Every single person was supportive and defensive on my behalf (they HATE the man that gave this to me). They feel so sorry that I got this being that I am the LEAST permiscous AND contracted despite always using protection.

Mar 15

I’ve only told my sister and my best friend, I feel like the rest of my friends are going to judge me. The worst part is that we used condoms and I still got herpes


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