It's essential that you choose your moment well, be prepared with leaflets and information available, and approach the whole topic in a calm and caring manner.Rick: I was really touched by Gayle's honesty, it showed how much she cared about me and how important our relationship was to her.Angie: My doctor didn't even prescribe meds for me, told me it was just cold sores and not to worry too much about it.
Rejoining the singles scene post Herpes can be a traumatic experience.
I thought I would never be intimate with anyone again for the rest of my life!
Herpes is often seen as a taboo topic and while ever it remains so the accompanying social stigma will continue to haunt Herpes sufferers.
I know it took a lot of courage for her to tell me and I respect her tremendously for that.
Gayle: I tried to tell him calmly but there were a few tears spilled as I tried to get the story out.