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I Had to Tell My Husband I Have Herpes

I was afraid to tell my husband. I was equal parts afraid to be accused of cheating or learn he had, even though logic assured me otherwise. I thought of not saying anything. I envisioned stashing my pills in the inner pocket of my handbag, making excuses to avoid sex. While it sucks to have herpes, it's not a death sentence. If you ever have to deliver this kind of news to a partner, don't do what I did and treat it like the end of the world.
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14% Of Canadians Have Herpes

TORONTO - A new study suggests that about 14 per cent of Canadians aged 14 to 59 are infected with the herpes simplex type 2 virus.And it shows that less than one per cent of Canadians in the same age...

Why Herpes Won't Ruin Your Sex Life

So, it's happened. You've contracted herpes from a partner. Maybe you knew about it, maybe it's a surprise, but it might be a bit of a wrench in your gears -- at first. It doesn't mean that will never date again and it doesn't mean that you are "damaged goods." Read on to get some helpful tips for moving past the diagnosis.