Not The Way I Wanted To Start Senior Year
I was 17; summer before my senior year. Me & my boyfriend of 3 years broke up a few months before & it was hard- I was looking for the wrong attention from the wrong guys. 4th guy I had ever slept with and days later I was in SO much pain. I have an IUD and the first doctor that examined me said it was pelvic inflammatory disease from the IUD.
Then it got worse. I was in the ER & was screaming in pain because they put a catheter in because I held my pee in for 22 hours. They gave me morphine to ease the pain, but it didn't help much.
When the doctor told me it was herpes I broke down in tears & thought "I'm gonna be single forever. Never gonna get married & have a happy life" I was in the hospital for 5 days or so.
I texted the guy I had sex with and told him "did you forget to take your Valtrex?" And he texted back quickly and said "I don't have herpes" and I said "if you don't then why do you know what Valtrex is?"
Anyway, that was my only outbreak... Until 2 weeks ago (almost exactly 3 years later)
My boyfriend now knows about it.... He found out from my ex two years ago. He was more mad that I didn't tell him myself.
But when I had my 2nd outbreak two weeks ago- I broke down. He told me I have so much going for me and that it was just a little bump in the road on my way to success. He doesn't love me any less.
Herpes is embarrassing. But I do believe everything happens for a reason.