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17 Honest Confessions About Dating Someone With Herpes
If you found out your partner has herpes, how would you react? There's a stigma that comes with living a life with herpes and, unsurprisingly, reactions can be mixed when it comes to opening up to a partner about the condition. These 17 individuals are sharing the honest thoughts and opinions they have about their significant other having herpes. Find out what they really think as they lay it all out there.

It's not always a deal breaker.

My boyfriend has herpes. He's the love of my life and I couldn't imagine my life without him in it. Don't feel 'unworthy' if you have an STD. Find someone who sees you for who you are.

They're your future.

My boyfriend has herpes. I wouldn't take the risk with someone I didn't see myself spending my life with.

It's not as bad as people think.

My boyfriend has herpes, and I don't. It's made out to be a lot worse than it actually is.

How sweet.

My gf has herpes and she worries that I look at her differently because of it. The truth is I could never look at her differently. #sheisperfect

No issue here.

My bf has herpes and I don't. I don't care. I don't want to lose him because of it.

Subtlety is important.

My boyfriend has herpes but doesn't get why he needs to wear protection. I tell him it's because I don't want to get pregnant. I don't want to hurt his feelings by telling him it's because he has herpes.