Happy with Herpes Blog

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!

Nov 26, 2018

Herpes Support Groups: How to Get Help and Meet People


Been diagnosed with Herpes and need Herpes Support Groups? Here’s tips for finding and using a Support Group that will help you understand and live healthily with the Herpes virus.

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Jul 21, 2015

Get Herpes Tested today with STDCheck.com (watch how I got tested...)


Watch me get a herpes test to see how easy it is. See how to get a low cost, confidential herpes test in your neighbourhood.

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Mar 09, 2015

There Is Hope

I was devastated, this thing just kept getting crazier. I felt so out of control. heck, I WAS out of control before this happened. spinning out, trying

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Mar 09, 2015

There and Back Again from Singer to Statistic

So I was involved in an operatic production at my Alma mater and became intimate with a student at said university. She was vibrant and positive, talented

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Mar 09, 2015

How, When, Who.. What's Next?

Through discovering I had herpes (5 months ago), I discovered I had more than intense heat, incredible itchiness, discomfort and the soreness of blisters;

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Mar 09, 2015

Over coming the Odds

I was 18 only for a month when I was diagnosed with Genital Herpes. I left the hospital in tears shortly after that, and in enormous amount of pain.

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Feb 03, 2015

Dating With Herpes and Working Through It

There is hope after a herpes diagnosis.

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Dec 18, 2014

Longer Duration of Herpes Outbreaks and Asymptomatic Shedding?

Is it normal to experience outbreaks that lasts for months? How contagious is asymptomatic shedding?

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Dec 17, 2014

Herpes Medication

Questions about herpes medications and what to use to ease the pain.

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Dec 16, 2014

Herpes Health Issues

Problems about health after herpes diagnosis. Seeking for advise on how to cope with it.

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Dec 15, 2014

Herpes Dating

Seeking advise on how to date someone with herpes. How to make them understand.

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Dec 15, 2014

Questions About Herpes Outbreaks

How often do herpes outbreaks occur? Is it possible to be asymptomatic with herpes?

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Dec 15, 2014

Questions About Herpes Transmission

Should I tell the person I received herpes from? How do I do it? Should I sue for medical costs?

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Dec 15, 2014

Oral Sex Herpes Questions

Wondering how to have oral sex with a herpes diagnosis and how to avoid passing it on to present/future partners.

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Dec 08, 2014

Looking for Hope. Wanting to Be Happy Again

Seeking advice on how to be happy again and have hope after a herpes diagnosis.

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Dec 05, 2014

I feel so horrible about myself. I had unprotected sex with a guy I really liked.

I don't know why I did it. I hadn't had sex in so long I just went overboard. That's no excuse and now I am in agony waiting to see if I have infected

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Dec 05, 2014

How do I Stop Worrying? What are the Signs?

Today, I am worried. I think that I was very careless and stupid even at my age (58). I had not dated for 15 years. I met someone and developed a what

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Dec 05, 2014

Need a Break- How to Gain Control and Encourage Dormancy

I got the news that I was pregnant and had gotten herpes from the same guy at the same time. I was alone and stressed. My daughter and I made it on our

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Dec 05, 2014


I have contracted herpes about 2 years ago from my ex boyfriend cheating on me. I tried staying with him because I thought I never would find someone who

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Dec 05, 2014

Do I Have Oral Herpes?

Okay so me and my boyfriend have never kissed anyone before. A few days ago he kissed me twice. Once on the cheek and once on the lips. A few days later

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Dec 05, 2014

What Do I Do Now?

July 2014 I was told I had herpes from not 1 but 2 doctors. I was in denial and I went for the third test with a specialist. He then explained that I had

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Dec 04, 2014


I got married in November of last year. I married a man twice my age. We have had several struggles with him being verbally abusive and mentally abusive.

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Dec 04, 2014

Please Help, I Need The Truth!

Hi there, I really need some advice on this one. I had herpes before I met my boyfriend and gave it to him. We slept together when I wasn't having an

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Dec 04, 2014

Herpes Hoax?

Hello everyone. I'm new to this 😬 but I have some questions, concerns, worries and I would like to tell my story. About a month me and my bf of five

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Dec 04, 2014

Extreme itch!!! Is this a normal symptom of genital herpes??

I was diagnosed with genital herpes type 1, June this year. I was very devastated and shocked. How could it happened? The last time I had sex was April

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Dec 04, 2014

Herpes From Patient Care?

I'm 37 and trying to figure out how to handle the situation I was just put in. I was married to my high school sweetheart until we split 4 years ago and

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Dec 04, 2014

Is it possible to give someone genital HSV-1 if they already have oral HSV-1?

After 23 years of marriage, my husband recently filed for divorce. Once the divorce was final, I found a great guy and we started a relationship. He

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Dec 04, 2014


I would like to tell everyone that your body does heal. I have had this for 6 months, and I came up a remedy that keeps the pain away and the symptoms

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Dec 04, 2014

Newly Diagnosed; So Many Questions...

I'm not one to share my personal issues with strangers and I never use blogs. I was diagnosed almost 2 months ago I was totally shocked and did not and

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Dec 04, 2014

Feeling cheated by the one I love

Hello all, Just got diagnosed with HSV2 yesterday. I have had an active sex life but always have been very cautious and protected. About 11 months ago,

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Dec 04, 2014

Blessings are Anew Every Morning

This past June I found out that I carried the virus for hsv-2. The key word is CARRY the virus. How you frame this virus makes the world of difference.

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Dec 04, 2014

I Feel So Alone and Sad

My ex husband gave me herpes. I have never had a break out and the only reason I found out I had it was because I took a blood test at my annual exam.

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Dec 04, 2014

Recently Diagnosed

Hi everyone, I'm a 26 year old female and I just found out last week that I have HSV1. I'm not sure how I'm handling this. Sometimes I cry, other times

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Dec 02, 2014

After 4 years I'm still angry and depressed

I was officially diagnosed in March 2010. I was dating a man who I thought I would one day marry. I had my first outbreak 3 years into the relationship.

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Dec 02, 2014

Diagnosed as folliculitis but wondering if it could be herpes? Freaking out!!

I had sex with a new partner after recently getting out of a 7 year relationship. Three days later a part on my outer vagina got red and itchy. The follow

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Dec 02, 2014

18 and Living

I was diagnosed with this disease about 3 weeks ago. When I first realized I had it, without having already being diagnosed I had break downs everyday.

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Dec 02, 2014

Life's Way Too Short

I found out one month ago that I have Herpes which I caught from a guy I met on holiday - yes I was drunk & very stupid! I had never done anything like

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Dec 02, 2014

Can't Be Mad

Firstly, did you know you can get HSV-1 on your junk? Yeah neither did I. My boyfriend at the time, who is now my hubby, had a cold sore. Honestly

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Dec 02, 2014

How To Cope!!! Sad & Confused...

I was diagnosed with hsv1 & 2 about 8 months ago!!! To say I was devastated n still is, is a UNDERSTATEMENT!! When my gyn doc told me I walked outta her

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Oct 16, 2014

Still in the Process of Acceptance

I was first diagnosed with herpes last month from oral sex (I'm most certain, but it could have been skin-to-skin), worse day of my life. I cried to my

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Oct 16, 2014

Should I Date Someone with Herpes?

I met this amazing girl. We text, talk, email and have been on one date. We have never more than kissed on the cheek. We seem to be really in tune but

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Sep 29, 2014

Years of Sexual Abuse

I am 20 years old and was diagnosed with herpes a few days ago. I am scared out of my mind bc it feels like a death sentence and I have nobody to talk

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Sep 29, 2014

Shock of My Life!!!

It started when I went to the doctor for some irritation. I explained how I would have this break out like once or twice a year. So my doctor asked me

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Sep 29, 2014

That Wheelchair Man...

I was diagnosed and felt horrid. I didn't know what it was. It was distracting from school since I couldn't get it together emotionally. I eventually

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Sep 24, 2014

Lonely, But Okay

This isn't so much a success story as it is a little encouragement and education as to the minimal risks involved after a long time of having this...inconvenience.

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Sep 24, 2014

And Life Goes On..

It was June 2014 and life had just seemed to start for me, my boyfriend and I were starting the summer together after being on and off for about a year

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Sep 17, 2014

4 Years Later; Still Scared But Keep On Going

Hello Everyone, I was dating whom I thought was the love of my life, about 4 years ago and he turned out to be my worst nightmare come true. He was my

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Aug 26, 2014

Living with Herpes-2...I mean LIVING

Hi everyone...I have HSV-2 and I share my story because I want to give hope and take a little weight off your shoulders. I found out I am living with herpes-2

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Jul 25, 2014

Burning sensation all over my body??

Hello, I am a 35 year old male and I just recently found out that I have HSV-2 after receiving results from a blood test that stated I have an elevated

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