Having “The Talk” can be very stressful but it is important to do.
How you approach it can make a difference to how well it goes – for both you and your friend.
Related: Why We Need To Talk About Sex More I spent some time educating myself about genital herpes — and healing my broken heart.
The FDA has approved Valtrex as a medication for reducing viral shedding and dramatically reducing the transmission rates. This is important to know because often a person who has HSV-1 on their genitals or genital region, will not experience as many outbreaks as a person who has HSV-2 or genital herpes.Some basic ideas about how to have “The Talk” are: However, there are two disadvantages to waiting a long time.For one thing, if your partner does decide not to continue the relationship then you leave yourself open to getting badly hurt, since you’ll be more emotionally invested.Dear Colette, my question is a bit "heavy" and I hope you are willing to help me with it, because it is totally messing with my body, my heart, my head, with my confidence, with my ability to believe that it's possible for anyone to ever love me again, or ever want to risk being with me because of the physical and psychological impact.I wish it weren't true, but I have contracted the virus for genital herpes.