Hi everyone. I am 28 yrs old and was just given the news that I have herpes. Right now, I am scared and I don’t know what to do. I have a boyfriend and have yet to tell him. What should I do? We have been together for three years now and I just found out that I have it yesterday.
When he and I first met before, we were active and I was tested for everything but it all came back negative. And to my knowledge I don’t think I got it from him, but when the doc told me he said I have had it for a while its crazy because I always would get yeast infections. Now I think they were all out breaks but I was treated for yeast infections every time.
So in my mind now I am so angry. Angry because I didn't know, angry because I don’t know when exactly did I get the virus. Angry because of the thought that why didn't the doctors run real tests, angry because I am so confused and need help. I know it is not a death sentence and for that I am glad. I guess I just feel in a rut. I pray and pray so I have strength through the Lord. I will live with this for the rest of my life and I will be happy once I know how to manage and cope a little more with my situation.
In addition to my recent bad news I have hope that someday life will still get better. So please tell me what’s the best thing to do right now?