Welcome to my Happy with Herpes Blog. There are lots of things on this blog to help you find happiness, health, and love with Herpes. Loads of success stories from other people, plus some personal stuff about me and what I'm doing. Happy reading!
I have never shared my story with anyone in this way but felt that maybe it could reassure someone somewhere finding out about having herpes or open eyes
Reading through blogs all you hear are horror stories surrounding herpes, glad to contribute to the brighter side of the storm. I contracted the genital
I am a single mother of five and now I have a granddaughter. I was diagnosed 3 years ago. I kept having unusual bumps that would appear each month before
Hi :) My name is Jody and I am 23 years old, I have been HSV 2 positive for nearly a year now. When I first found out my world came crashing down, not
I'm 43 years old. Been married once, divorced and spent the past 7 years living a good life. Single (again), dating like crazy, great job, happy, money
I am a 19 year old sailor in the United States Navy. There is a silver lining to every cloud. Herpes kicked me in the ass to have integrity, honesty, and
I was diagnosed with herpes one week ago today. At first, I was shocked by the news. I have never been a sexually active person and have only had a few
I was diagnosed when I was 22 years old. I'm in the 16th year and I have experienced an array of emotions, from shame and depression to feelings of isolation
I drink a lot of water, eat my veggies and do my best to stay away from sugar and get rest. But, I like to have fun too and don't want to feel deprived
Your website is amazing. I was diagnosed with herpes about a month ago and was absolutely shocked; wondering how could this happen to me? The first couple
I just turned 17 this year, and started to have possible GH symptoms only about a month before my birthday. I couldn't stop crying and feeling like the
I was just wondering if you can have a good sex life. I was looking forward to after having children to be able to either get my tubes tied and have sex
Has anyone had any bad side effects with acyclovir? Especially using it long term? I read some things like dizziness, confusion, and that its not a good
I haven’t had a partner since finding out my ex boyfriend gave me hsv2 12months ago. I have recently met someone and I know that we both really care about
Well about a year ago I was diagnosed with herpes and I was straight in denial about it. This was like my world was over. I felt horrible, dirty and just
Well I was dating someone for a month and half and he never told me he had HSV 2 well. We had sex and it was unprotected. He ignored me a week later, I
This might sound like a weird question. I am a sexual health specialist nurse in the UK and I am looking at my skills of giving a herpes diagnosis. I have
I have been divorced for one year separated for four did not have any sexual partners but my husband. During our last trip together I thought I had torn
I was diagnosed about 2 years ago at 25, and literally think about it everyday! I went through a real downward spiral and turned to drugs and alcohol,
I have been in a relationship with a guy on and off for a year and a half. I asked him if he had slept with others so that way we both can get checked
Hello! I began dating a great guy about 2 months ago. He told me right away that he has HSV-2. I like him very much but the idea of contracting herpes
Does it come in clusters or in form of pimples? ----------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Antionette, Herpes sores
I have oral herpes and was drinking a smoothie and the straw slashed a droplet into my eye. What are the odds of getting ocular herpes from this? I
I was recently diagnosed with Herpes 1 and 2. So I'm in that Cave phase right now and not feeling too good about myself. I am a hugger and love to hug
I'm getting into my first relationship after being diagnosed and infected almost 3 yrs ago. ... Can you take Lysine and an anti viral med at the same time?
I found a bump Friday. Went and got tested Monday morning and it looks like herpes... I just want to die! I just left my husband because it was a bad situation...
I just met this wonderful man. I am a widow of 57, and he is a very strong and otherwise healthy 71 year old good looking man. So, we have been seen each
Hi there, So my doctor misdiagnosed me with herpes a few months ago. Unfortunately, I thought I had herpes so I started dating a friend who had hsv2.
I am a 53 year old married mother of 2. I was raped when I was 15. I have had this entire time break out's of my rear end sometimes several times a year
When I had sex with my boyfriend I noticed a single red bump with a pus looking centre on his pubic line. It looked like an infected ingrown hair. The
So about 4 months ago I got very sick and I had break outs in the back of my throat. A few days after I noticed that the sores have spread even on my lip.
I was diagnosed with genital herpes 3 days ago and the worse part about it for me is going to the bathroom I tried spraying water while I pee or even sitting
Positive for both. I've only had 3 partners, all tested negative, and never been symptomatic. I have never had any symptoms at all. Is it possible
I was recently diagnosed with herpes. I was with my ex for a year and a half and I was 100% loyal to him. About 3 weeks ago I discovered he physically
I am a 22 year old mom who recently found out that I have herpes (9 months ago). I am still in a spot where I feel ashamed but I am learning to cope.
I have genital herpes been living with it for 25 years. I’m ashamed and depressed sometimes. I wished at times death is the only solution. I am so embarrassed
So I have just been diagnosed with herpes type 2 and feel devastated!!! But more so confused I have an appointment soon where I can get most of my answers
I am a male who suffers infrequent bouts of genital herpes because I am on a daily maintenance because of Acyclovir. It is accurate to say that stress
I was just diagnosed with HSV-2 about two weeks ago at my yearly doctor’s visit and I was floored. My IgG reading was 8.1 for HSV-2. My doctor said it
I am 23 years old and I was diagnosed with herpes this past February. It has been a hard road, especially since the guy who gave it to me handled it so
I just found out I have herpes two months ago. I am dealing with it fairly well, I know that there are many people with it and there are medications that
I have been diagnosed with herpes, and I'm scared to death and mad oh so so so mad. I have what looks and acts like my first herpes outbreak on the end
I have had genital HSV-1 for about 9 months now. I have med on suppressive meds (acyclovir), but recently went off them for a few days while abroad.
I have suffered since 1981. My recurrences are at least 10 a year. I have been on suppressive therapy for several years. I need to find a specialist in
I was lying in bed this morning and I got a phone call. It was my doctor; I thought they were calling about the prescription I hadn't picked up yet. I
My wife believed that Type 1 Herpes (Simplex) which causes mouth sores is not infectious. We are happily married for 4 years now and have a kid. Is there
I am 17 years old and on Jan 18 2013 my doctors told me I had herpes, I am currently waiting for my results to find out if its type one or two, but my
I am uncomfortable sleeping in the same bed with my husband because he often sleeps in the nude. Is shedding a factor in transmission? Should he cover
Can someone have herpes and not know it? Can I pass it along to my partner (unknowingly) and can he get it, without having any outbreaks? Also, in