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22 Unexpected Secrets From People Who've Had Mono
Mono: "often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it through kissing, but you can also be exposed through a cough or sneeze, or by sharing a glass or food utensils with someone who has mono." What happens when you get it and how do you deal with the symptoms? These 22 people share their real-life mono stories. And it's quite horrifying.

What is it like getting mono? These 22 people discuss.

1
I lost my virginity to a one-night stand when I was drunk...he gave me mono...I'm just glad it wasn't herpes...
2
Just found out my boyfriend gave me mono and that my boyfriend slept with somebody who isn't me. FML
3
So last night I went on this date and at the end of the date the guy asked for sex over & over and I said no. He asked for a kiss over & over and eventually I did. 
Didn't tell him I had mono though

OMG.

4
People think I have an eating disorder because I'm so skinny. Truth is, I nearly died when I was 9. I had mono. My body has never fully recovered&it's been almost 10 years
5
I had mono 2 months ago, and I still have days I feel like shit. 🙄😒
6
I had mono when I was 13 even though I've never even kissed anyone before...

: /

7
When I lost my virginity, we both had mono so we couldn't kiss each other. It was very un romantic.
8
I haven't felt attractive at all in months. I had mono and developed Panic Disorder and Depression from it. But my husband, no matter what, still looks at me like I'm the most beautiful person ever.
9
I had mono about 4 years ago and the thought of the symptoms reappearing scares the s**t outta me!

WOW.

10
When I had mono I used my sister's toothbrush to try to pass it to her but it didn't work. Now that she and I are close friends I'm really glad I didn't give her mono.
11
I had mono and still went to school - didn't stay home because I was afraid of how far behind I would fall - #highschool

How terrible.

12
I'm blood type A+ and can't even donate because I had mono when I was 10... 
Feeling disappointed for some strange reason.
13
I had mono when I was 9 but didn't get my first kiss until I was 14.
14
I lost my boyfriend because I didn't want to tell him that I had mono and that was why I wouldn't kiss him.

The worst.

15
I have mono, a 102.7° fever and I just got my period.... Fuck.
16
Wtf so I slept with my ex boyfriends bestfriend and he gave me mono 😭

Ugh.

17
is it bad that I hope my boyfriend already gave me mono so I don't have to avoid him for the next three weeks?
18
I made out for the first time in several months and the guy gave me mono. 😑
19
When you got mono and can't do anything with anyone and your horny af

What do you do?

20
I got Mono from a guy I like and I'm trying to decide if I still wanna see him.

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