If ok, want to jump on my soapbox for a second, if anyone reading this has herpes, do the right thing, let people know. As far as genital herpes goes, we’re talking 20% of the population.
MPWH is the Best HSV & STD Dating Community for Positive Singles who are living with Genital Herpes & Oral Herpes.
Or maybe you've learned the hard way by discovering those strange blisters around their mouth or in their "private parts". And not that big a deal in the overall picture of a relationship. That way you'll know if you've already contacted it. You'll have to do a few simple things sexually to prevent transmission of the virus: Here's the GOOD and BAD news.
Genital herpes has a huge social stigma, and your partner is probably very embarrassed about it, and you're worrying about it. Here's some tips and advice before dating someone with herpes or if you are currently dating someone with herpes. Most people (like 70%) with genital herpes don't even know they have it. If you follow all these preventative measures, the chances of getting the herpes virus is like less than 3%.
I know this guy that actually married a girl with the herps.
He didn't have it himself at the time, but he didn't care and accepted her with open arms. He's a better man than me that's for sure, because I don't think I can date someone with the herps, even if I was the meat between a Mila and Natalie lesbian sandwich.